Are there times when you feel overly sensitive to your surroundings? You feel so sensitive and you get easily overwhelmed from certain people or situations that upset you? This is totally normal and actually kind of common! In fact, research shows that 15%-20% of the population has a high sensory processing trait in their personality. Discover all about Highly Sensitive People (or HSPs). Learn about the characteristics of this personality condition that is also called Sensory Processing Sensitivity. Look at all the characteristics of this condition in order to understand why HSPs are the way they are and what someone with this condition feels.