11 AM | 19 Dec

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) videos are taking off. #whisperswork #brainorgasms [#geekgirl]

YouTube users are increasingly watching videos of people whispering, designed to provoke sensory responses. Reni Eddo-Lodge explores the appeal of seeing a woman pretending to stroke your hair.

“ASMR works with people who are extremely sensitive to sound, provoking a physical sensation in the head or scalp. However, there’s very little scientific research that confirms why or how it exists. Watching these videos feel very intimate”.

Source: Telegraph story by Reni Eddo-Lodge.

Cited: Charles Becker via FB

Youtube ASMR channel