ASMR & Wellness

Bob Ross: king of the tingles

Ever heard a careless whisper and had a tingly, non-sexual head orgasm? It’s the “Bob Ross effect”, or ASMR

From the website DAZED

There’s a Bob Ross drinking game for the tens of fans who religiously watched PBS’s downtempo paint-by-numbers program The Joy of Painting. Ross introduces a proper colour? Drank (Van Dyke Brown is our fav). Ross says something “lives” somewhere? Drank. Ross beats his brush on the easel? Shiver. What you’ve just experienced is an auto-sensory meridian response (ASMR for short). It’s a head-to-toe experience; a pleasurable tingling sensation that begins in the head and scalp, and often moves down the spine to the extremities. While inherently non-sexual, it is occasionally referred to as a head orgasm.

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