ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) is a phenomena that, despite being used for relaxation daily by millions of people, has been researched very little. ASMR, could be described as a sort of mind massage that is administered through the ears. It provides a pleasant sensation of goosebumps and chills caused by stereo sounds having a binaural effect, which many find pleasing.
The sounds, which can be anything from scratching, whispering and tapping, give the effect of being three-dimensional as they move from ear to ear. Live sounds are recorded with special 3-D binaural microphones whereas the electronic sounds are produced using special software.
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