What Is ASMR and Can It Help With Anxiety and Insomnia?

ASMR, which stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, refers to the sweet tingling sensation over the scalp of the head that some people feel when hearing certain sounds like a slow turning newspaper, or a soft whisper, and the slumber-inducing calm that washes over them afterwards. The physical pleasure and relaxation it provides is so similar in nature to an …