How YouTubers discovered a human condition no one had talked about before

The lack of discernable evidence for ASMR — there are no known references to anything like it before a few years ago — have led to some skepticism about whether it is even a real phenomenon. The sheer number of people reporting the same sensation, along with the growth of the ASMR community have quieted those voices, but without any serious scientific evidence, it can be hard to take seriously people whispering on video.