One third reported having some kind of disability, while slightly fewer (27.5%) reported having a special ability.
9% reported living with a mental Illness (including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and synesthesia). 5% had learning disabilities. 4% experienced visual impairments, while 3% experienced hearing Impairments. 2% had compromised immune systems (including HIV). 1% reported physical disabilities. 5% reported other disabilities which included anemia, advanced age, a terrible sense of direction, and male pattern baldness.
The most common kinds of special abilities were cognitive abilities (19%), followed by behavioral abilities (4%), sensory abilities (3%), and physical abilities (2%).
Cognitive abilities included animal communication, active listening clairvoyance, empathy, estimation under duress, high emotional intelligence, mysticism, the ability to compress time through worrying or rumination, the ability to fill out surveys, the ability to make mountains out of molehills, the ability to make people change seats just by staring at them (telekinesis), the ability to read quickly, the ability to synthesize, and being labeled as a “gifted child”. Most common special cognitive powers were the ability to fly in one’s sleep (reported by 3) and intuition (reported by 2).
Special behavioral abilities included the ability to “run into people I know”, good parking karma, the ability to make digital art, and being a “superpower misfit”. Special sensory abilities included the ability to see ghosts, the ability to see dead inside people, and “really good hearing”. Special physical abilities included double jointedness and left handedness.