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What is ASMR and why is your brain tingling?

If you've never thought of soap cutting, slime slushing, candy tumbling, pickle eating, or hour-long videos of people just whispering as being utterly relaxing, then you probably don't know about the strangely satisfying world of ASMR. Artists and experts alike explore the many triggers that may give your brain tingles.