General Perspective of Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) For Reducing Anxiety and Stress in Integrative Medicine (IM)

Bando H, Yoshioka A and Nishikiori Y

Published on: 2022-07-14


Recently, Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) has been in focus. It is a sense of thrilling feeling with pleasure or joy that appears from the nape of the neck to the head scalp region. ASMR has been often found by the triggers of sound, music and video, which can induce relaxation and smooth sleep with reducing anxiety and stress. It is often caused by the triggers of sound, music and video, and shows possible relationship with anxiety, trait, neuroticism and misophonia. Based on auditory sensation, ASMR may play a main role for Brain–computer interface (BCI) from now on.