In this podcast episode, you will hear participants in the Voices of ASMR project explain the following about their ASMR experiences: Does your ASMR feel the same as a sexual response? How is your ASMR similar to a sexual response? How is your ASMR different from a sexual response? Subscribe to the ASMR University Podcast … Continue reading Voices of ASMR: Is ASMR a sexual feeling? (podcast episode #14)
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00:00:00welcome to another episode of the SMR university podcast I'm doctor Craig Richard in this podcast explores the history the art science in the experience of our time in the century meridian response if you have any questions or feedback my email is a SMR university at GE mail dot
00:00:28com you can learn more about a smart my website a small university dot com today's episode is going to focus on the question is SMR a sexual feeling large surveys done by me Michael investigators in other researchers have found that the most common response to this question is
00:00:57no most agree that SMR is not a sexual feeling but there are still a variety of beliefs perspectives in experiences regarding this question I believe it's important for you to hear the different types of responses to this question and perhaps one of these responses that you hear may
00:01:22best represent how you might answer this question so in this episode I'm going to share individual a smart testimonios collected by my voices of SMR project each of these individuals answer the general question is SMR a sexual feeling in the question included the following guidance based on your
00:01:53a smart experiences explain if a some are is a sexual sensation include details like does your SM are the same as a sexual response how was your A. some are similar to sexual response and how is your SMR different from a sexual response at the end of this
00:02:22episode I'm going to let you know what question about a small are will be addressed in the next two voices of a smart podcast episode as well as how you can submit your answer to that question so you're AS mark's parents can be included in a future episode
00:02:42right now let's find out is S. M. R. I. sexual feelings the following testimony is I'm going to read are just a sample of the responses I received and some may contain sex related terminology and concepts which may not be suitable for everyone although I I will substituting
00:03:07terms that I feel are appropriate for clean rated podcast also to provide and year to year experience for those of you wearing headphones you will hear the response from each person alternate some responses will be in your right ear in some responses will be in your left ear
00:03:37the first response of selected is from CC it is not but you can still get it when you're close with your partner and they're talking in whispers and caressing you the next reply is from Texas absolutely not there is no correlation the next response it's from Katie it
00:04:17is not a sexual feeling at all it's relaxing he helped me feel calm if I'm anxious and helping relax it helps me sleep at night the next reply it's from promise no it isn't a sexual feeling it's like meditation so relaxing and soothing it's like settling down into
00:04:50a blanket straight out of the dryer when you're a little chilly it's a cozy feeling the next reply it's from anonymous and some are is not a sexual feeling people often get that confused because of the closeness the visual and the audio of the artist with the audience
00:05:22the next reply is from freer I believe they are separate responses sexual NAS Mar but I do believe that both responses can come from the same video or situation I do believe that NSFW videos or situations can trigger a small response as well sometimes okay NSFW video when
00:05:59only triggering a small response from me I will not stimulate me sexually in any capacity I believe that NSFW content has a place in a small community even if it may be a small subsection the next reply he's from Alexis not a sexual feeling for me though I
00:06:29prefer male voices and hand movements from male artists I am a straight female the next reply it's from a H. no absolutely not the next reply is from anonymous nope the next reply he's from money it is not the same the only thing that is similar is that
00:07:17usually makes me feel close to the person who is triggering like some sort of intimate connection near the hand an erotic experience can trigger a small are but that's not a correlation are also some similar consequences no way your body reacts like the relaxation and over sensitiveness can
00:07:43be compared to that of an orgasm it is different from a sexual response however because it's not exciting but rather comforting and because of the vote of the way I interpret it it's different psychologically the next reply he's from anonymous it is not sexual sexual arousal seems to
00:08:17inhibit the SMR feeling tired early for me however for me there is a definite gender component I almost never get a smaller from male artists and some of the very strong triggers from female artists certain types of mouth sounds feel totally wrong in discussing from male artists by
00:08:45the way I'm a forty two year old male the next reply is from anonymous SMR known as Bernie nor gas them and where does physical and sexual orgasm occur the brain it could be said that true SMR as opposed to those who claim it merely relaxing hits a
00:09:19mental G. spot if the individual was lucky true SMR could be described as frequent our ongoing bring orgasm the next reply he's from rock it's not sexual for me but like massage that is a matter of context and intent you can make sex better Mr close attention of
00:09:55a partner can trigger a small are just as massage during sex can improve mood and arousal music is an inherently sexual either plenty of music not intended to set the mood can be used to enhance sex anyway I'm sure this applies to all sexual experience the next reply
00:10:23it's from Dauphin to roll no very different in every way the next reply he's from AMD it is similar but not exactly like the main difference is that I'm forty and I can crank out a small responses about every thirty seconds the sexual department needs a little more
00:11:00time to load usually about forty five minutes the next response he's from anonymous for me some are just like the sensation get when someone's playing with your hair on getting a massage both of which could be sexual most of the time aren't the next reply he's from anonymous
00:11:42to me a smart is sexual your purpose for why view these videos is for sexual release the first time I came across in a smart video was a few weeks ago by accident what happened was I was on you too looking at other videos that would get me
00:12:04sexually excited in you too looking at one video always leads to another and I found myself looking at in a smart video all of a sudden I got so aroused probably to the extent that I haven't experienced before all she did was whispering to that special hypersensitive microphone
00:12:29and most of these artists used to heighten the experience she was whispering making a whole bunch of kissing noises speaking very softly and looking right into the camera she was doing so I look for more a smaller videos I have found that a whole bunch of other ones
00:12:52we just like that one if a woman is making these noises with a mouse it sounds like she's licking your ears and neck she makes the most innocent words sound sexual washed whispering some are showing cleavage well she's doing all of this there are times when the woman
00:13:16would put on plastic gloves put some oil on it start to rub her hands together that sound makes it sound like she's doing something to me sexually a lot of times the woman is looking downward away from the cameras happening well she's not saying anything sexual just the
00:13:42way it looks and sounds suggests otherwise I'm not saying that S. Mars solely sexual what I'm saying is that sexual arousal definitely plays a role in to why this is as popular as it is I always look at these female and smartest right before I go to sleep
00:14:06and gratify myself I can't go to sleep unless I do that first I think a lot of people men get sexually excited by this it might be shame to admit it or fear that there will be some backlash against them for expressing an opinion to me ace Mars
00:14:33highly sexual as this gets more and more popular more and more people will find reach us think that this is a sexual motivator to get to her house the next response it's from Cassie does my SMR feels the same as a sexual response not in the least some
00:15:03people have described it as being similar to an orgasm but I just don't understand the association it does have a similar euphoric after buzz but that's it I would associate more with the high that I get after working out my muscles are kind of buzzing from the surge
00:15:26of energy but even that is pretty far off from what a smart feels like how is my is more similar to a sexual response like I said above I feel pretty happy in light after experiencing a small are similar to the feeling after sexual release but not much
00:15:50else is similar how is my a small are different from a sexual experience pretty much every other way the next response he's from Nymphaea sexual arousal usually doesn't get you to sleep where is a smart does at least for me it is true that I to and more
00:16:25triggered by male voices being a straight female moreover mouth noises reminding me of sexuality get on my nerves like an orgasm in a way because it comes by what he sees it's kind of a contraction of some cerebral muscle which I'm pretty sure doesn't exist however some traders
00:16:58might be triggers for sexual arousal for some people in there might lie the misconception of it therefore I don't consider SMR as a part of my sexuality the next reply his from conjured fantasy SMR Brad and Kelly for us he's smart he's never been an erotic sensation it
00:17:34is in our experience at least a sensation that is deeply physiological and David Lee and herring so it's easy for us to understand how some others may experience that deep sensation differently the next response from anonymous there are two different things it can be confusing tangles in the
00:18:07pelvic area during a smaller which I mistook for sexual arousal when I was younger the personal attention like touching and stroking of hair that is part of heading or making out that leads to sexual arousal is concurrent so having the tangles and getting aroused is happening at the
00:18:32same time when I seek tingles I go to videos when I seek arousal I go to my partner I now understand that just because I am tingling down there doesn't mean that the stimulus is turning me on during adolescence I didn't understand that and I felt weird about
00:18:57it straight female forty six now like male and female whispers equally but I find time pick here of the other sounds they make the next response it's from anonymous thanks Mars both is not one or the other it is both sexual and relaxing although I think the importance
00:19:36here why this was some who don't understand why it is well some noises are sexual in they are relaxing although relaxing does need to be sexual either but some of these noises are just plain imitations of noises and point of course this also depends on how it is
00:20:00being done it seems to me lots of females especially take advantage of the idea today's marking the sexual if they found out it gets them to use ratings and donations it is no different two women on twitch which is webcam for online gaming it is being used for
00:20:26sexual purposes to get donations for showing breasts showing bombs and leggings bending over exedra in the scene tensions rather than what they wear what they do you can often tell who were the ones who intended to be sexual because they're the ones who wear low cut tops and
00:20:51all themselves like crazy in years display pictures with pictures of breasts etcetera display picture is this still thumbnail image you see at the sight before you click on the video a similar is mainly about relaxation yes it can be you sexually but there's no doubt ought to females
00:21:17abusing a smart to get ratings and money from people especially the men some of which classes mild poor not their fault what I don't like is people who make this a problem men denied there was anything sexual about it the issue lies with people to desperate things for
00:21:42attention and money a smaller school but I wish you two could be false advertising will people use breast display pictures just to give views as it is becoming a beyond a joke whether someone wants to use a S. more sexually our guest is a relaxation technique well that
00:22:08is obviously up to them but some people are selling to Nile that females do use this SMR as a sexual tool or used the sexuality to gain ratings money or thieves even some authors of these video content pretend they aren't doing exactly when in reality they are sure
00:22:33perhaps some are being honest the people are really going to commit to something to make it then shame actions always speak louder folks but I really don't have an issue with people who use he took this way I'm just sick of the false advertising and breast display pictures
00:22:54people use the game cheat the system YouTube shouldn't be about poor as for why SMR sexy well some of the females doing it are making looking section and what noises that are totally unrealistic when you eat some food you don't eat it sloppy slippery wet way do you
00:23:26some women are obviously imitating certain sexual acts for attention to do list for those who deny it with no person does that people don't do such things well apparently some do a smart is intended to differently for different people originally it was for relaxation once females sexuality aspect
00:23:57to it some of taken to the next level of being sexual with it my two cents the next response it's from chanted sleeper no to me S. Mars not sexual the sensations experience on all like sexual arousal or excitement and they tend to relax and suits even put
00:24:32me in a kind of trance rather than getting me worked up I don't find there to be any overlap between the two I would also pause it after reading some of the other comments in this discussion there's a big difference between using a smart videos for sexual release
00:24:55and actually experiencing a small are that feel sexual I would argue that watching a smart videos for sexual purposes it's not necessarily a smart just another type of porn it could be SMR of course but just because you're watching a smart videos doesn't mean you're experiencing SMR so
00:25:26when researching whether not a smart feel sexual I think it's important to make that distinction the next response from anonymous I tried to use his or her point some issues and muscle relaxation because I hold a lot of tension I expected it to be a non sexual response
00:25:56because it was so relaxing I feel like a smart self isn't sexual but when paired with acoustical filia you become sexual the next response from anonymous totally can be a sexual feeling I fall into the asexual spectrum and identify as demi sexual basically I guess pretty much never
00:26:35experienced lost or desire to have sex with other people I know or see whether it's on TV or in real life and I can count the number of exceptions attack during my whole life on one hand and still have leftover fingers this doesn't preclude me from being turned
00:26:54on the had said on rare occasion I have experienced mild sexual response to a small are only through role plays that appealed to my Kinks and what I'll describe as what type sounds so not from tapping crackling but from specific noises situations that are just as legitimate a
00:27:27smarter sources interestingly for these I feel tingles my lower back which is the same spot I get tingles when I'm turned on by something mental the next response he's from psychologist it's not a sexual feeling to me not a single time now I have more than thirty years
00:27:59of experience the next response it's from barb it's not sexual for me if I want the feeling to continue for any amount of time I have to physically and mentally stop moving will disrupt the feeling as well as having any internal dialogue thoughts outside of the next response
00:28:40is from anonymous the sound of falling water live sounds not recorded sounds always relaxed me made me want to sleep sent chills up and down my body in waves this normally will last long time spoke exposed to the elements causing the response often enough the stimulation causes me
00:29:10to be very emotional and this can lead to sexual thoughts but normally towards those in which I have an emotional attachment not just for sex alone I still often lay on the bathroom floor and listen to the shower run and this causes an immediate and strong a small
00:29:31responses this is never intended to be sexual at all but often it does create physical tangles in which I could then respond to and then manually arouses if I choose to do so interestingly enough if I allow myself to move towards self gratification the SMR responses go away
00:30:02and do not easily return after release if anything I want to sleep at that moment ninety nine percent the time I don't move toward anything sexual because it is not what I'm looking for when I engage in a smarmy it's I am wanting a stress free save so
00:30:30and a place to clear my mind and think about nothing I would imagine if I were to share this is my mom someone he could lead to sex but I still wouldn't tend to cloud the mutual has more experience to last as long as possible the ace more
00:30:53experience seems to be very different than a sexual experience but SMR can set the tone for sexual experience have allowed honestly I enjoy them both if they are practiced one after the other he can lead to a very relaxing day for me does anyone else experience a smart
00:31:19with falling water sounds the next response is from Duff you can absolutely be triggered by sexual things it's not that it is a sexual feeling or it isn't the question is can it be triggered by sexual lacks and the answer is resoundingly yes just because you feel it
00:31:55one way doesn't mean everyone else feels the same way I think we all should know better than that by now sex and music and little sad thoughts do it for me I personally can't even imagine someone crackling paper can you wrap my head around it but that's how
00:32:18it works the next response he's from Gina for me most of my moments have been in person when someone I know was doing my hair makeup sometimes it happens when someone says something really nice to me that comforts me he just happened to me a few moments ago
00:32:46when I looked at the picture to my friend's smiling together it isn't sexual but I get it tingling feeling in my **** now get ready for sex I don't have that feeling sexual feelings are more of a desire the wetness on orgasm it stimulated but never the same
00:33:11feelings this I wish I could achieve this feeling with sex because in a way it feels better than sex the next response he's from scooter for me in his sexual if I have to get my neck shaped after getting a hair cut at the salon I get locked
00:33:40tingles down my neck and spine and I feel weirdly turned on makes it really hard to sit still some people voices can do it too if they speak softly put emphasis on certain syllables like how Bob Ross talks it's weird I don't know why I get a little
00:34:05aroused the next response he's from prison mix no sexual though it certainly is a good feeling it's totally different than the sexual content humanity will sexualized anything that's why there are things like that out there but initially no it's just not the next response it's from ESM for
00:34:51my part ace Mars a totally separate experience from sexual arousal can be both sexually harassed an experience SMR simultaneously neither one is casual results from the other on a few occasions unintentionally being triggered into a small are while sexually aroused has actually reduced my arousal the next response
00:35:27he's from frightful tiger in my personal experience AS Mars not a sexual experience I wouldn't listen to it if it was how many sexual individual and as such I don't like such feelings or experiences a smart to me is a common experience that relax by general anxiety about
00:35:56the world he relaxes the mind and body so you can finally think freely rather than live in constant stress is also able to relax and to the point which mine Sonya will go away and I can finally sleep I've had insomnia for the last five years of my
00:36:18life it started when I was in high school and has progressed and early adult with the help of a smart I can finally sleep normally the first time in years the next reply it's from anonymous general no it's not sexual it is used for relaxation but I have
00:36:54experienced some sexual feelings toward certain video or a smart artists this is usually caused by the person being really close to my ear well also breeding heavy in the last response share just from hearing him no Mars not a sexual response smart is not to use any sexual
00:37:27thoughts or any sexual physiological response like witness in fact it's so relaxing it's almost extracting if I were trying to have a sexual experience because he doesn't stimulate he just leaves me in a trance all right that's the end testimonials if you'd like to read the text of
00:38:04these responses as well as all the other responses I received this question you can use the link in the show no to this episode or just go to S. Mara Universiti dot com and click on the link to the voices of a smaller project and then click on
00:38:22the question is SMR a sexual feeling right so what question will I dressed in the next voices of a smart podcast episode the question will be what triggers a SMR in the real world I'll be sharing testimonials from individuals who entered this question which also included the following
00:38:50questions to guide their response are you triggered by voices sounds sites touches smells or other which of the prior trigger types is the strongest for you what real world situations trigger you're a smart the strongest do your immediate surroundings make a difference the sensation similar different from a
00:39:22some are triggered by a video or audio recording if you have any experiences related to these questions would you like to submit to the voice of a smaller project and possibly had me read them in a future podcast episode and go ahead and click the link in the
00:39:43show no to this episode are similar to before you can just go to a small universe dot com and click on the link to the voices of a smaller project they need to the question what triggers a SMR in the real world before I wrap up this episode
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