The Scientific Reason Intelligent People Love Trashy Reality TV

By Emily Madriga

An article in Psychology Today highlights why so many of my smart, successful friends share the same guilty pleasure of loving juicy, dramatic, trashy reality TV. They found that those with “intellectual interests” were drawn to reality TV as entertainment with the same frequency as normal people — it seems that shows like The Bachelor

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