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 and I’ll add it below.  Thank you, Dr Richard.

Biological changes


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, Learning, 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

Other benefits

Support & Mentions