ASMR or ‘brain orgasm’, is the feeling of relaxation and euphoria experienced through soft sounds and sights. ASMR for most is not sexual — yet those pleasurable, relaxing sensations can certainly help get you in the mood, that’s where ASMR sex comes in.
ASMR is also known as ‘brain tingles’, ‘brain orgasm’, and even ‘whisper porn’, due to the feelings of relaxation and contentment not dissimilar to the feelings experienced after orgasm. ASMR for most is not sexual- yet those pleasurable, relaxing sensations can certainly help get you into the mood, and so the term ASMR sex comes in.
What is ASMR?
ASMR stands for autonomous sensory meridian response — put simply that tingly, euphoric feeling that is triggered by certain audio-visual material. It begins at the scalp and moves down the body, usually described by those who experience it as a state of complete relaxation. However, just like an orgasm, the intensity, tingles, and sensations vary from person to person. What triggers a positive response in one person, can have no effect on another.
ASMR became an internet sensation through YouTube, with thousands upon thousands of videos designed to stimulate your brain and evoke a response. By listening to videos or playlists on Youtube and Spotify you can discover whether you experience ASMR. Videos such as this can help you identify whether you are susceptible to ASMR and what your triggers could be.
Keep in mind that not everyone has the pleasure of experiencing those spine-tingling sensations.
The most popular include triggers include:
- Role Play (putting yourself in situational relaxation)
Why is ASMR pleasurable?
Research proving ASMR exists is limited, however, it’s undeniable that many people experience similar feelings over certain sounds. In this study, ASMR was found…