3. It Takes Longer for Them to Make Decisions

Since they process information in a more elaborate way, it usually takes them longer to make certain decisions. They notice all the subtleties and all the little details of a certain thing and this makes it even harder for them to decide.

Apparently, highly sensitive people (HSP) are hardwired differently than the rest of the population. Researchers from Stony Brook University in New York and Southwest University in China have found that β€œHSP subjects undergoing an MRI have greater activity in areas of the brain concerned with high-order visual processing, with participants spending longer examining photographs given to them while they underwent the test, and in general paying closer attention to detail than non-HSPs.”

They Are More Prone to Anxiety and Depression