HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Relaxation. Euphoria. Tingling. These are the words used to describe the result of an Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, trigger. This newly acknowledged phenomenon, which leaves some devotees with what they call a "brain orgasm," is the subject of adult e-tailer giant Adam & Eve's (http://www.adamandeve.com) latest research effort – an informative quiz that can be found here: http://www.adameve.com/t-what-is-your-asmr-trigger.aspx.
Take the survey to find if you have any ASMR triggers. ASMR stimuli include auditory, visual and tactile experiences. While decidedly non-sexual, ASMR triggers can be anything that gives a person that tingling sensation that starts in the scalp and moves throughout the body. It creates a blissful calm that many utilize for insomnia, stress or meditation.
"Common ASMR triggers are the sight and sound of pages turning in a book, rain on a tin roof or a tickling whisper in your ear," explains Adam & Eve resident sexologist Dr. Kat Van Kirk. "Others — seeing someone fold laundry, fingernails tapping on a table or watching and listening to painter Bob Ross — are more obscure, but still have a following."
A recent "Are You ASMR Prone" Hot Jar poll from adamandeve.com asked over 2,000 visitors if they have ever experienced this unique tingling sensation, what caused it and if they have or would be willing to engage in any of these triggers intimately. Fifty-seven percent said they had experienced an ASMR sensation resulting from whispering, light blowing or hand movements. Another 82% of adults polled said they intentionally engage in activities to produce this tingling sensation.
"The scientific community has only recently delved into the ASMR movement," explains Dr. Kat. "While many people have positive reactions to ASMR triggers, many others aren't affected at all. And some have negative reactions to the stimuli. However, we believe there is an opportunity to take ASMR experiences to the next level, and explore how reaction to certain stimuli could be translated to the bedroom and enhance arousal and orgasm for many couples."
Adam & Eve's ASMR quiz is designed to help individuals assess whether they have ASMR triggers and how they can put them to good use. For more information on ASMR, please go here: http://www.adameve.com/sex-guides/blog/what-is-asmr.aspx.
Numerous YouTube videos have brought ASMR to light for millions of people. Popular ASMRists TingleBelle and Sweet Whispers contributed to the Adam & Eve ASMR Quiz and are available for questions or interviews. For contact information or more information on adamandeve.com, please contact Adam & Eve Public Relations Director Katy Zvolerin at 919.644.8100 x 3121 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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