Are “Brain Orgasms” the Magic Remedy for Stress?

The weird magic behind ASMR, and it’s surprising benefits.

Brandon Sarmiento
Aug 5, 2020 · 5 min read

What ASMR-Sensitive Folks Have to Say

“It’s easy to give the ASMR community a weird look because it’s so niche. But when we choose to understand the value that it can bring, we realize that it’s no different than listening to music or playing video games to relax.”

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