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Comedians have psychotic personality traits, study finds

www.reuters.com Published: January 17, 2014
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Having an unusual personality structure could be the secret to making other people laugh, scientists said on Thursday after research showed that comedians have high levels of psychotic personality traits, reports Reuters.



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

H/T: Gawker

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