Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)
« on: August 24, 2012, 11:28:06 PM »
This is a thread about ASMR which is reported my many including myself, starting as early as my youth. It's basically the science behind "tingles" in the brain. Some report Bob Ross as being a trigger, simply because of the slow pacing of his actions and his past popularity on Television, with a painting show.

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« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2012, 12:10:01 AM »
One does not simply use the science on Bob Ross.

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MrKappa

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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2012, 05:00:10 AM »
Then what about this one... this one gave me ASMR like crazy...

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One is flat earth and the other is more like round earth. I am curious if there is any proof that either one is better than the other, or perhaps one is the devils music?

Elvis vs the Beach Boys.


So if we take the choir ASMR, it clearly "sooths the savage beast", and this sort of thing has been known forever.

The Bob Ross is a new phenomenon beginning with a painting show and it does indeed sooth those who watch it.



I am just curious if it's basically a repeat in history as far as the "Devil's Music" goes. There wasn't much science regarding the Devils music in the 60s with psychedelic rock which encouraged youth to head out to rural areas in droves, have sex and smoke marijuana. This Boss Ross phenomenon has the potential to grind the economy to a halt with the sheer pleasure it provides those who experience ASMR.


I am not in favor for either, or against either. The science is secondary, and the social economics are more important regarding the science of sound and it's influence on humans.

If you ask me, it's already in widespread use by major movie corporations.
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2012, 01:51:57 PM »
Hey, I always wondered what that feeling was. There doesn't seem to be much science on it.

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« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2012, 02:00:59 PM »
I have no idea what feeling you're talking about. :(
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« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2012, 02:20:27 PM »
I have no idea what feeling you're talking about. :(

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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2012, 02:41:32 PM »
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Just listen. If you don't get a sort of fuzzy feeling, then your brain doesn't work.

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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2012, 03:00:04 PM »
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Just listen. If you don't get a sort of fuzzy feeling, then your brain doesn't work.

I got something; it's akin to goosebumps.

PS: you are a geek - I know this.
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« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2012, 07:52:06 PM »
I have no idea what feeling you're talking about. :(

you and me both, wanna get a coffee?

It feels like your brain is having an orgasm. I know I get it when I have haircuts. It's a very nice feeling, especially when it's really strong.

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Just listen. If you don't get a sort of fuzzy feeling, then your brain doesn't work.

Yeah, I got a bit of it from that.

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Re: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2012, 08:05:55 PM »
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

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« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2012, 08:09:33 PM »
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

Isn't the internet known for being full of bright, intelligent people that aren't easily swayed into thinking things because people tell them to? :P
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« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2012, 08:14:33 PM »
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

Certain people's voices will cause it, but it can be a wide range of things. It is even the primary reason I watched Bob Ross videos on PBS when I was a kid. Basically if you don't know what it is then I suppose it doesn't happen to you, but saying it exists simply because "other people have said it does" is ignorant.


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« Reply #12 on: August 31, 2012, 08:58:12 PM »
I think it's just a strange fetish. You had a fetish for Bob Ross.
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« Reply #13 on: August 31, 2012, 09:08:32 PM »
I think it's just a strange fetish. You had a fetish for Bob Ross.

I think your mind just doesn't work, you can't even decide what gender you are.  :-\

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« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2012, 09:23:11 PM »
Certain people's voices will cause it, but it can be a wide range of things. It is even the primary reason I watched Bob Ross videos on PBS when I was a kid. Basically if you don't know what it is then I suppose it doesn't happen to you, but saying it exists simply because "other people have said it does" is ignorant.

I'm not calling your bluff or anything, I just suspect that suggestion may account for a lot of the people who claim to feel this.

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« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2012, 09:42:48 PM »
I'm not calling your bluff or anything, I just suspect that suggestion may account for a lot of the people who claim to feel this.

I don't doubt that suggestion plays a role in it, but it does happen when no suggestion is involved. For example, the video I posted, no one gave me that video and said "woah, man, doesn't that voice give you this fuzzy feeling?" It is simply a video in which I remembered a similar feeling to what is described in the OP.

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« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2012, 10:43:51 PM »
I think it's just a strange fetish. You had a fetish for Bob Ross.

I think your mind just doesn't work, you can't even decide what gender you are.  :-\

If it helps your poor ego, I was joking. I do not actually think you had a Bob Ross fetish. I didn't even watch the videos nor was I supposing said feeling doesn't exist. :)
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« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2012, 12:07:12 AM »
Certain people's voices will cause it, but it can be a wide range of things. It is even the primary reason I watched Bob Ross videos on PBS when I was a kid. Basically if you don't know what it is then I suppose it doesn't happen to you, but saying it exists simply because "other people have said it does" is ignorant.

I'm not calling your bluff or anything, I just suspect that suggestion may account for a lot of the people who claim to feel this.

Maybe, but I've had this feeling for the longest time and never had any idea what it was. Apparently, science doesn't either.

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Re: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR)
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2012, 07:05:44 AM »
Certain people's voices will cause it, but it can be a wide range of things. It is even the primary reason I watched Bob Ross videos on PBS when I was a kid. Basically if you don't know what it is then I suppose it doesn't happen to you, but saying it exists simply because "other people have said it does" is ignorant.

I'm not calling your bluff or anything, I just suspect that suggestion may account for a lot of the people who claim to feel this.

Maybe, but I've had this feeling for the longest time and never had any idea what it was. Apparently, science doesn't either.

It might help us know what you're talking about if you could describe it in better terms than "your brain is having an orgasm."

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« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2012, 07:20:57 AM »
I agree with supertails and saddam, it is suggestion at root.

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« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2012, 12:19:40 PM »
Well I'm not saying it exists or not or explaining anything yet, I haven't even gotten to listen to the videos.
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« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2012, 12:24:39 PM »
I agree with supertails and saddam, it is suggestion at root.

That is not what Supertails or Saddam was saying.

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« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2012, 12:57:02 PM »


I agree with supertails and saddam, it is suggestion at root.
That is not what Supertails or Saddam was saying.

Ahem?
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

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« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2012, 03:41:44 PM »


I agree with supertails and saddam, it is suggestion at root.
That is not what Supertails or Saddam was saying.

Ahem?
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

Where is "at root" mentioned or implied in that statement?

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« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2012, 02:21:33 PM »
Okay, well I'll just add that vitamins seem to enchance it. Specifically ones that are good for blood circulation. Cutting out grease seems to help as well. Same with sugar, ect...

The other day, I was able to put headphones over my temples and I could feel the tingles like crazy. I couldn't hear the sound at all. It's like I could feel the soundwaves or magnetism interacting with my brain.

Does that help? In any event, it doesn't seem to be autonomous. Or perhaps it is as it might be unique to each individual. Not sure how autonomy plays a role in it.

Certain videos are just better at triggering it, but once it gets going, I noticed I could get nearly every video to trigger it.

The really crazy part about it, which might add some credence to chakra religions, is that I can get the ASMR response in different areas of my body all things depending. Without knowing a single thing about chakras, and reading up on it, the ASMR "vibrations/tingles/chills" seem to correlate with descriptions of chakras.
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« Reply #25 on: September 02, 2012, 02:52:20 PM »
Certain people's voices will cause it, but it can be a wide range of things. It is even the primary reason I watched Bob Ross videos on PBS when I was a kid. Basically if you don't know what it is then I suppose it doesn't happen to you, but saying it exists simply because "other people have said it does" is ignorant.

I'm not calling your bluff or anything, I just suspect that suggestion may account for a lot of the people who claim to feel this.

Maybe, but I've had this feeling for the longest time and never had any idea what it was. Apparently, science doesn't either.

It might help us know what you're talking about if you could describe it in better terms than "your brain is having an orgasm."

Others have already described it in more simple terms than I, but I still feel that description is pretty good if you imagine it.

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« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2012, 01:44:02 PM »


I agree with supertails and saddam, it is suggestion at root.
That is not what Supertails or Saddam was saying.

Ahem?
So you tell people that they will feel tingles if they watch a particular video, and sure enough, they report that they feel tingles when they watch that video.  That's some great science there, Internet.

Where is "at root" mentioned or implied in that statement?

Seriously; are you at a disconnect from rational thought?

rushy: my first strategy didn't work, now...ahh yeah... I can pick up on a slight semantic fuzziness to win.

Rushy, please. make. better. analysis.
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« Reply #27 on: September 04, 2012, 02:20:17 PM »
Seriously; are you at a disconnect from rational thought?

rushy: my first strategy didn't work, now...ahh yeah... I can pick up on a slight semantic fuzziness to win.

Rushy, please. make. better. analysis.

You can't provide evidence that your interpretation of what others say is correct. Noted.

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« Reply #28 on: September 04, 2012, 04:41:02 PM »
Seriously; are you at a disconnect from rational thought?

rushy: my first strategy didn't work, now...ahh yeah... I can pick up on a slight semantic fuzziness to win.

Rushy, please. make. better. analysis.

You can't provide evidence that your interpretation of what others say is correct. Noted.

Nice.

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« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2012, 06:19:22 AM »
Parsifal is better at playing semantics. >:(
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