You might think life would be easier, happier, and infinitely more fulfilling if only you could rack up a few more IQ points.

But that's hardly the case, as evidenced by the 100-plus answers on a Quora thread titled, "When does intelligence become a curse?"

Users wrote about everything from the absurdly high expectations that people place on them to the trouble of constantly being perceived as a braggart.

Below, we've rounded up some of the most thought-provoking responses and explained the science behind them.

1. You often think instead of feel