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Hypersensitive to smells, sounds, textures? Are some people like that, or they are exaggerating?
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Genetic programming
Some people are genetically programmed to be hypersensitive neurologically.
Some feel touch more intensely, some are supertasters, etc. Some of these abilities are gifts and some seem like curses at times. It is thought that this genetic diversity had survival benefits for us as primitive peoples. Those with acute hearing could be early warning systems for the community, etc.

In brief: Genetic programming
Some people are genetically programmed to be hypersensitive neurologically.
Some feel touch more intensely, some are supertasters, etc. Some of these abilities are gifts and some seem like curses at times. It is thought that this genetic diversity had survival benefits for us as primitive peoples. Those with acute hearing could be early warning systems for the community, etc.
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