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Sensory processing sensitivity in the context of environmental sensitivity: a critical review and development of research agenda

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Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) is a common, heritable and evolutionarily conserved trait describing inter-individual differences in sensitivity to both negative and positive environments. Despite societal interest in SPS, scientific knowledge is lagging behind. Here we critically discuss how SPS relates to other theories, how to measure SPS, whether SPS is a continuous vs categorical trait, its relation to other temperament and personality traits, the underlying aetiology and neurobiolo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.01.009

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7576-4070
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2464-0462
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
98
Pages:
287-305
Publication date:
2019-01-09
Acceptance date:
2019-01-08
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EISSN:
1873-7528
ISSN:
0149-7634
Language:
English
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pubs:959476
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uuid:d6447b17-1c20-417c-9674-803a79314f3f
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pubs:959476
Source identifiers:
959476
Deposit date:
2019-01-14

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