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The benefits of brain tingles

The benefits of brain tingles

In the first study of its kind, our researchers have found that ASMR - the relaxing brain tingles some people experience in response to triggers such as whispering - may have benefits for physical and mental health.

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Find out what it's like to study Psychology at Sheffield. Explore our web pages to discover our undergraduate courses, and read some student stories to see what our current students and graduates think.

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We have experts working across neuroscience, robotics, child development, social psychology and healthcare. Our research drives innovation and improves lives through technological advancement and societal change.

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