Why are so many gifted children also highly sensitive?

It’s a scientific fact that 20% of the population is born with a gene that allows them to “process sensory data much more deeply and thoroughly” than other people do. We also know that a common thread that runs among gifted people is their ability to understand the world more deeply and thoroughly than others, a trait that is simply sensitivity by another name. Unfortunately, our society tends to view sensitive children as “weak” or prissy in many ways…

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