When Badass Lizard does her job normally we tune out things that are irrelevant and pay attention to things that are important. We take in enough of the right kind of information and that information gets routed quickly and correctly throughout the body. We navigate our world comfortably and efficiently.
But Lizzy’s survival dials, like everything else in nature vary from individual to individual.
On the far edges of the myriad of sensory processing continuums, an individual may be unresponsive to danger. Or she may be unable to tolerate sensations or situations necessary for a satisfying life. And she may have ongoing difficulty navigating her way in a world that makes no sense to her.