“Why Are You So Sensitive? Understand How Sensory Processing Sensitivity Affects the ADHD Brain” [Video Replay & Podcast #333]

Episode Description


Are you easily crushed through shiny lights, sturdy smells, coarse materials, or loud sirens? Do you get rattled when you have so much to do in a brief amount of time? You could have Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) — the formal analysis for a extremely sensitive particular person (HSP). Approximately 20 to 30 % of the population has SPS, in step with contemporary research, and the propensity is even upper among other people with ADHD.

The overlap with ADHD is clear: The inability to control emotions, being more simply crushed and overstimulated than neurotypicals, and struggling with low vainness are all signs of being a HSP. Listen and be informed from Bianca Acevedo, Ph.D., about:

  • The symptoms of SPS and how it affects the mind
  • How ADHD behavior of ruminating and overthinking situations and existence events can give a contribution to SPS
  • How to regulate SPS alongside ADHD

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Meet the Expert Speaker:

Bianca Acevedo, Ph.D., is a researcher at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. She is an the world over identified knowledgeable in sensory processing sensitivity, love, and attachment. She co-authored and edited the not too long ago launched guide, “The Highly Sensitive Brain.” She is the developer of the LoveSmart app and was the recipient of the 2012 International Women in Science Award. You can succeed in her at www.biancaacevedo.com. | See expert’s full bio »

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Listener Testimonials

  • “Dr. Bianca Acevedo offered concept upsetting data in a calm, pleasant means that used to be a really perfect way of shifting information to anyone who is a HSP and ADHD particular person.”
  • “Great communicate!  More discussion of remedy options in future lectures could be terrific!”
  • “I enjoyed the extensive look at SPS, however I felt the presentation interested in the distinctions between adhd and sps, and I used to be hoping to listen to more about the aggregate of adhd and sps. Maybe a future webinar subject?”

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