ASMR: Why do strange sounds feel so good?

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ASMR has been popular for a long time since it entered the media market on YouTube. The strange tingling noises make people fall asleep and reduce stress. However, the reason why it can do that seems to be less well-known. Some people even believe that it has hidden sexual meaning.

In this video, you will see and listen to Rita the ASMR content creator talk about the misunderstandings about ASMR, alongside neuroscientist Paul McGeoch discussing what ASMR does to our brain to make us relax and feel good.

Featured image by Jiaqi Zheng

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