Often times I have to repeat what I said, because some of them are too busy thinking about what they want to say in reply.
Yes, intelligent people suffer from this malady. Their brain performs hundreds of thought operations per minute and they might find it difficult to concentrate on their interlocutor`s message. Most Poles are like that.
Yes, I admit, sometimes it hinders my communication but thanks to high intelligence, I am able to make up for what I have missed, simply speaking, I can guess what has just been said and I am mostly correct in that.