From theasmr.com: ASMR stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response”. In simple terms, ASMR refers to a pleasant tingling feeling that a person experiences when he/she hears unique, soft voices, or when they hear certain soothing sounds like scratching and tapping, brushing and whispering. The tingling sensation is euphoric. It usually starts at the back of the head, then travels down through the spine into the limbs relaxing you and giving you a unique feeling of well-being.
Almost all people can experience it and it is just the matter of finding out your personal ASMR triggers. An ASMR trigger is any stimuli that elicits an Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response in your brain. In this article we cover the most popular ASMR triggers.