One medical phenomenon about which I’ve begun to rave with due frequency is ASMR, which is “Automated Sensory Meridian Response.” You LiveJournal veterans may recall me writing about this back in around 2005(!), when I still knew it only by the name I had come up with on my own–the Housefly Effect. This differed from the “Butterfly Effect” in a number of ways:

1) It was a completely different concept in every way.
2) Am I the only one who thought that movie was actually kind of okay?
3) I mean come on, who knew Kutcher could do drama back then?

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