Demystifying Medicine Video

This video examines the disorder known as misophonia where certain trigger sounds evoke physical or emotional responses such as muscle tension and anger. In the opening scenes, the video presents the popular topic of autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), where a tingling sensation is felt in the body due to auditory or visual stimuli. To display both sets of reactions, a youtube react portion is incorporated within the video, where participants show the reactions of individuals who either experience ASMR videos positively or negatively. The diagnostic criteria of misophonia are then explained along with some neurological differences between individuals with and without misophonia.

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