The first peer-reviewed paper about ASMR has been published in the journal PeerJ.
I am highly excited about this event and very proud of the authors of this paper.
The paper is titled, “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR): a flow-like mental state” and is authored by Emma Barratt and Nick Davis. The authors are members of the Department of Psychology at Swansea University in the United Kingdom.
The publication was officially published as a peer-reviewed publication on March 26, 2015, but was initially published as a “PrePrint” on December 18, 2014.
The study was reviewed and approved by the Swansea University Department of Psychology Ethics Committee prior to the initiation of data collection.
This is such an important achievement that I will cover this event in several blog posts. This first post will simply focus on summarizing the data in the publication.