Posted: 6 October, 2016

If Certain Noises Annoy You You're Probably Smarter Than Everyone Else

You just might be a creative genius.

If the sound of someone slurping or chewing annoys the hell out of you – you might just be a creative genius.


Scientists say 20% of people have a condition called misophonia – which means you’re more sensitive to certain noises. 

Researchers from Northwestern University have also found that those who are hypersensitive to certain sounds tend to be more creative (and there for smarter) than people who aren't.

So if you get angry with colleagues for eating their lunchtime pho too loudly – there’s a chance you’re probably more creative than them anyway way! 

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