The Breakdown: Why ASMR Videos Make Your Brain Tingle

What is ASMR and how does it work? On this week’s episode of The Breakdown, ASMR expert Dr. Craig Richard explains why we get “brain tingles” from watching things like kinetic sand videos from Sand Tagious. Next, host Luke Mones patrols the streets of Philadelphia, searching for a stolen and highly venomous spider. Then, Inside Edition producer Alison Hall grades Luke’s “reporting” and shares some of her favorite Inside Edition stories. All of this and more on the latest episode of’s new show, The Breakdown.