‘Misophonia and the science of horrible sounds’

While many of us may find the sounds of chewing or breathing off-putting, for some they’re unbearable – and new research from our Institute of Neuroscience has shown their brains are going into overdrive.

Dr Sukhbinder Kumar from the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University and the Wellcome Centre for NeuroImaging at University College London (UCL) led the research and reports the first evidence of clear differences in the brain activation and connectivity pattern of misophonia sufferers.

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