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Jennifer Allen ASMR Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

How much do you know about ASMR and the woman who gave it that name? Take this spine-tingling quiz and find out for yourself!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:ย  March 19th 2022

Lots of people haven't heard of Jennifer Allen - but pretty much everyone has heard of ASMR. Jennifer Allen was the first person to take a scientific interest in those weird tingles many people get when they hear whispering, tapping or scratching - and it was her who gave them a name! Since then, ASMR has taken over the internet. But what exactly is it? And how much do you know about it really?

Take the quiz and we'll find out!


First up, what does ASMR stand for?


What DOESN'T ASMR feel like?


Usually, ASMR tingles do what?


Whispering is the only thing that can trigger ASMR tingles. True or false?

5/10 A man in a suit popping bubble wrap

Which of these is NOT a common trigger?

6/10 Monkey

Scientists don't know why we feel ASMR, but they sometimes to compare it to other animal behavior. Like what?


So who is Jennifer Allen?

The Swoon | Netflix via Giphy

Videos of people eating are a big deal in ASMR. Why?


Everyone feels ASMR tingles. Right?


Scientists once measured people's heart rates when they felt ASMR tingles. What do you think happened?

Result: Bah

Oh dear, oh dear! This isn't much of a score! You'd better have another go or try a different quiz... and make it snappy! Grrr!

Result: Could be worse

Errr... Not bad! Pretty good, in fact! You might be able to do better if you had another go, though. Fancy giving it another try? No worries if not - plenty more ASMR quizzes where this one came from!

Result: Very nice

Good job! You definitely know your stuff when it comes to ASMR - but you *just* missed out on a high score there. Never mind. Can you get one on a different ASMR quiz? We've got plenty more!

Result: Great

Amazing work! You really know loads abput ASMR! Great job! Can you get anther high score on a different spine-tingling ASMR quiz?