Happy Little Tingles: Exploring ASMR
Sunday, March 13
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Bob Ross. Crinkle. Click. Tap. Shhh. Brushing. Snip.
What ties these random words together? All are common triggers for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR). ASMR is a perceptual experience described as a relaxing, tingling sensation in response to particular visual and/or auditory stimuli. Made popular through YouTube videos dedicated to this sensation, some question ASMR’s existence. Others argue there is a spectrum of how people experience and feel ASMR.
Uncover the mysteries of ASMR as we explore its origins, investigate & recreate the tingles by conducting a quick & dirty qualitative study, discuss implications, & propose how to leverage this delightful sensation.
Participants should bring the following: Streaming device able to access wifi to watch & listen to videos (mobile, tablet, laptop), headphones.
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