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How do you react to horrible sounds?

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Why are some people more affected than others by horrible sounds?

That is the question being asked by 18-year-old amateur scientist Izzy Thomlinson, a finalist in the search for the Radio 4 Amateur Scientist of the year.

Izzy and her mentor Professor Trevor Cox explain why they want to find out how people's personalities change how they respond to certain sounds.


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