Interview with Deni ASMRCZ, an ASMR artist offering live ASMR sessions.

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityDenisa “Deni” Vondruskova is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology at Palacky University, Olomouc in the Czech Republic.

Deni is also an ASMR artist. She creates recorded videos for her YouTube channel Deni ASMRCZ, and she also offers live video ASMR sessions.

I was excited to be able to interview Deni because I’ve been interested in talking to more artists who are offering live ASMR sessions.

In my interview with Deni she points out the paradox of her two most popular videos, her inspiration for offering recorded and live ASMR, how her live ASMR sessions differ from her ASMR videos, the challenges of providing live ASMR sessions, and how her efforts are helping others.

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Filmmaker begins production of the ASMR-inspired movie, “P.A.I.N.”

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityMike Reed lives in Denmead, UK, has attended South Downs College, and has a Foundation Diploma in Fine Art from Portsmouth College Art & Design.

Mike also creates ASMR videos for his YouTube channel, “Show Me ASMR” and has begun production of a full feature length ASMR film titled, “P.A.I.N.”.

Mike’s movie “P.A.I.N.” now joins the movie “Murmurs” on a very short list of ASMR movies currently in production.

In my interview with Mike he shares his inspiration for creating an ASMR movie, information about other movies he has produced, why the movie is titled, “P.A.I.N.”, the types of ASMR triggers which will be incorporated into the production, and the release date of the movie.

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Dutch biology student and ASMR artist shares her views on the evolutionary origin of ASMR

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityJolien Morren has her Bachelor’s degree in Marine biology and Ecology & Evolution and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Biology and Science Communication and Society at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Jolien also creates ASMR videos for her YouTube channel, RelaxingSounds92, and for her blog, Sepiola.

I was very interested in talking with Jolien about ASMR after reading the subtitle of her blog, “Biologist and science communicator in the making, ASMR YouTuber, blogger”.

I knew she would have some valuable biological, evolutionary, and other related thoughts about ASMR.

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Artist duo create computer-generated ASMR artist

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityIn my prior post I highlighted how ASMR artists have taken the real world experience of ASMR and transitioned it to an online, recorded experience.

Well, Pınar Demirdağ and Viola Renate, referenced professionally as Pinar&Viola, have taken the re-creation of ASMR triggers to another step.

Pinar & Viola have created a Computer-Generated Image (CGI) of an ASMR artist and have titled it, “Made you come here.”

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Emma WhispersRed performs live ASMR session

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityASMR is a relaxing sensation experienced in the real world and often through one-on-one interactions.

One of the greatest curiosities is that ASMR can also be strongly stimulated by watching videos of ASMR triggering behaviors and sounds recorded by talented ASMR artists.

One of those talented artists includes Emma Smith, the popular online ASMR artist known as WhispersRed.

And now Emma has brought the ASMR experience full circle by transitioning ASMR from a real world, individual-based experience to an online, global-based experience and then back to the real world as a live, audience-based experience.

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History of ASMR: Interview with WhisperingLife, the first ASMR artist (podcast episode #6)

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityThis is the audio version of my interview with WhisperingLife.

This audio recording gives a short overview of WhisperingLife and then I read the transcript of the interview which I initially posted on February 8, 2016.

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What can politicians learn from ASMR artists?

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityGood politicians and good online ASMR artists have a similar metric; their ability to connect with their audience is usually reflected in their number of followers.

Most ASMR artists understand that connecting with your audience is not just about having appealing and appropriate content for their target audience, but also about how the artist conveys that content through their behaviors which include eye contact, hand movements, vocal tone, facial expressions, and verbal pacing.

Politicians have a similar challenge of having appropriate content and behaviors, but it seems they are more likely to remember what to say and less likely to remember the importance of how they say it.

A recent publication in the journal Communication Monographs looked at the behaviors of politicians in U.S. presidential debates.

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Mother discovers that ASMR videos provide helpful relief for her son with microcephaly

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversitySnetha is a British Indian living in the United Kingdom. She describes herself as a spiritually-minded, worldly, and caring person who has love and support for all those around her and for those in the world.

As the ASMR artist known as CoconutsWhisper, she provides love and support for those in the world through her relaxing and enchanting YouTube videos.

As a mother of a child with microcephaly, she provides love and support for her son through her daily parenting and caregiving.

Parenting in general has many inherent challenges, being a parent of a child with microcephaly has additional challenges – for both her and her son.

Snetha wondered if and how her son might react to ASMR videos. To both their delights she discovered that the videos were a new way to provide relief to her son.

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Interview with WhisperingLife, the first ASMR artist

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian ResponseWhisperingLife has her Bachelors of Science degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing and is currently a Dispensing Optician in Nottingham, England.

WhisperingLife is not her real name, she prefers to keep that private.  But this was the name she chose as her alias in early 2009 when she created the first whisper-dedicated channel on YouTube.

For this historical milestone, she is often referred to as the first ASMR artist.

Before jumping into the interview I want to provide more context and background about WhisperingLife.

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