Consuming more than 400 mg at once may lead to feeling overstimulated
and anxious, and bring on symptoms such as racing heart, nausea or abdominal pain.
Despite the small amounts, our palates had been overstimulated
with many flavors and textures: sweet and sour, sour and spicy, crunchy and smooth, soft and brittle.
Being able to activate specific memories on demand, as well as targeted areas of the brain involved in memory, allow the researchers to see exactly what side effects come along with different areas of the brain being overstimulated
"Many times, kids with special needs cannot sit still for a haircut and parents struggle to find a patient stylist to trim their child's hair; a busy salon can make them feel overstimulated
and anxious, and they can be frightened by the noises scissors make.
"Any longer than that and she's overstimulated
. She can only see her friends for about 20 minutes once a month.
Aiming for something ambitious and "mind-expanding," Instagram and artist Es Devlin wanted to pack the history of storytelling, with nods to its universal impact, into a seaside installation that would compete for attention with overbooked, overstimulated
crowds at the Cannes Lions last summer.
"Some of these babies are so overstimulated
and so overtired," Ideran says.
I have friends who are put off by the snakes, others whose dogs are so overstimulated
by the water birds that they cannot be let off-leash, and one whose dog comes unglued when she hears gunfire.
Our lives are rushed and we are overstimulated
My eyes had become overstimulated
by the brightness at the window
"They have this thing where they can freeze if they are overstimulated
, such as when they're in the headlights of a car.
Too few lines and the inspector may miss an imperfection; too many and the viewer's eyes can be overstimulated
, leading, again, to missing surface flaws.