Health Benefits of ASMR

Has ASMR helped you somehow?  Share your experience at the Voices of ASMR project and it will automatically be included below.

Do you know of a study or resource which highlights how ASMR has helped someone?  Send the link to asmruniversity@gmail.com and I’ll add it below.  Thank you, Dr Richard.

Biological changes

Relaxation

Stress and Anxiety

Sleeplessness and Insomnia

Sadness and Depression

  • Published Research
    • 2018, Poerio et al: ASMR videos decrease sadness (study 1)
    • 2015, Barratt et al: 80% of participants report effect on mood which is positive on average and those at high risk for depression report that ASMR improves their mood.
  • Other Research
    • Ongoing: About half of participants who often feel sad report ASMR helps them feel less sad and about one-third of those diagnosed with depression report ASMR is helpful to their condition.
  • Testimonials and Support

Focusing, Studying, Working, and ADD/ADHD

Pain, Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia

  • Published Research
    • 2015, Barratt et al: 42% of participants with chronic pain believed that watching ASMR videos had an effect on their symptoms.
  • Other Research
    • TBD
  • Testimonials and Support

Other conditions

Support for ASMR