Comedians have psycho traits

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LONDON - Research showed that comedians have high levels of psychotic personality traits, scientists said on Thursday.

In a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry, researchers analysed comedians from Australia, Britain and the US, and found they scored significantly higher on four types of psychotic characteristics compared to people who had non-creative jobs.


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