Nerdificent

Nerdificent

In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.... Show More
December 25, 2018 51 min

Merry Christmas, Nerd-Fam! This week we’re having an almost Silent Night as we say our “Goodbyes” to 2018. Ify and Dani, back in her seat for hosting duties, discuss the quiet culture of ASMR or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. The duo talk about their triggers and what they do and do not like about the whispers and noises that give some people the tingles, including the potential medical benefits of the said sensations. Enjoy the Holiday season and kick back with your favorite nerds on this episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

STUDY: ASMR: a flow-like mental state by Emma Barratt and Nick Davis

FORBES: ASMR Could Have Health Benefits

MEDIUM: Why are Whispering Videos So Popular on YouTube?

BUSTLE: Is ASMR good for you?

VOX: ASMR Explained

ASMR Amy: Very Intense Breathing Sounds

The Most Satisfying Slime Video Compilation

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