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The strange world of ASMR

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response - a strange tingle in the head caused by certain sights and sounds - is a growing YouTube subculture. Now scientists are starting to investigate what the possible causes might be.

Nick Higham, who experiences ASMR, explores the strange videos that are said to trigger it.

  • 16 Dec 2015