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ASMR-specific electrical brainwaves detected for the first time

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January 2021

Canadian researchers have uncovered that when people experience ASMR certain brainwaves (synchronised brain activity at a certain frequency) can also be detected! Specifically, the authors suggest that the detected brainwaves are also detected in scenarios involving sensory and motor processing, as well in scenarios demanding high attention.

To see the original paper: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2020.103053