ASMR: How To Have A “Brain” Orgasm

… listening to music. Though both sensations can be triggered by sound, the ASMR subreddit is quick to point out that ASMR is “not to be confused with music based tingles/shivers. Those are called frisson and can be discussed in /r/frisson.”

There is something about the closeness of a sound like hearing it up close to your ear or having headphones on. Several people have stated that the videos work better if you watch them with headphones in. And many ASMR enthusiasts, including Maria, use 3D, or binaural, microphones, which create a stereo recording that makes the listener feel like they’re in the same room as the speaker.