ASMR signifies the subjective experience of “Low-grade euphoria” characterized by “A combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin”. It is most commonly triggered by specific auditory or visual stimuli, and less commonly by intentional attention control. A genre of videos intended to induce ASMR has emerged, over 15 million of which had been published on YouTube by 2021.
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0:00 – Preview
0:40 – Consciousness and the limits of Science
9:58 – Free will and determinism
15:49 – Cosmology
23:19 – ET, Life, and the Universe
31:58 – The nature of Space
37:56 – The nature of Time
48:45 – The nature of matter
56:48 – The wave particle paradox
1:02:16 – Superstrings
SUBSCRIBE to help our unintentional ASMR collection grow http://bit.ly/UASMR and hit that 🔔. We’ve always been fascinated with science related videos as they really make great for accidental ASMR gold. What’s even more appealing is a science video voiced with a very soft spoken British accent! Luckily, we’ve come across this unintentional ASMR video as suggested by one of our followers, Lee. This relaxing explanatory video features British Professor, Russell Stannard, as he talks about the mind, space, and all things science. Full credit goes to Professor Russell Stannard and The Open University, and its online learning platform, OpenLearn.
— Our Edits —
In this compilation of science learning videos, we removed the music at the start of each video, as well as a few times where Professor Stannard’s voice is raised for certain words to ensure that you only hear his gentle voiced moments. We also tidied up the audio by editing out a few sections where there were some loud moments, as well as non-relaxing parts, to specifically edited to maximize the relaxing ASMR effect of this video while you sleep. Hope you like the changes! Please let us know what you did/did not like in the comments below.
— Original Video —
Russell Stannard is a retired high-energy particle physicist, currently holding the position of Professor Emeritus of Physics at the Open University. In this compilation of ten videos, Prof. Stannard talks about subjects ranging from free will and determinism, to space and the nature of time, in this 10-part series, Boundaries of the Knowable. Did you like this topic? What interesting space facts did you learn? Let us know in the comments section below!
Once again, a huge thanks to Lee for recommending these videos and to Prof. Stannard and the Open University. You can learn more about their channel here:
Not shown in the comments is the question “What is ASMR?” So, I looked it up. You can find it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASMR
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