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    Brain Tingling [Bluefooted Alert]

    There's this unusual sensation I get in specific situations and I would like to know if anybody has an explanation as to what is it.

    I attempted to google it, but rather difficult when lacking the correct terms, although I've found there are others who experience the exact same thing.

    The sensation itself is this 'tingly' or 'mild vibration' in and around my brain.
    It's an uncommon occurrence, when it happens it's usually when I'm quietly listening to someone speak to me, usually something instructional.

    Other times it's when I'm watching someone do something, like drawing.
    It is a very calming and enjoyable sensation.


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    No idea what it's called but I get it when having a really good stare, or watching someone searching through something like a text book or dictionary.

    The hand gesture of running the index finger down a list as the eyes follow it, searching.....woo that hits the spot.

    I assume it's got something to do with relating to the state of consentration the subject is in, almost as though they have escaped from their conciousness by focusing their mind on a task, I think meditation is to do with a similar area.

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    I know what you mean, I've had it happen on occasion, it usually happens when I'm listen to someone explain something that I'm really interested in. It's very soothing and fuzzy.
    Not sure why it would happen, nor if it even has a proper name.
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    I think marijuana will do that to you.


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    I'm waiting for Bluefooted to give us her educated explanation.

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    I get that in my forehead sometimes.

    This is different but my whole life I have gotten odd aches and pains. I'll just be sitting there and then there will be a momentary sharp pain in my foot like someone poked it with a needle.

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    Is this different from the fairly typical inspiration/nostalgia feeling of your upper spine tingling with excitement? I always just referred to it as "that inspirational buzzy feeling"

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    i feel something like while drawing, some kind of a quick buzz in my right eye (thats where i feel it the most at least) usually...happens when i'm working on something in wich i'm putting some effort.

    wtf?

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    I get it too, its almost like a turn-on, but not quite ( thank god, as i get it if i listen to Bob Ross, or someone else with a soothing relaxing voice. Or the list thing.)
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    It's the feeling I get when there are weird Lounge threads with my name on them

    Actually, I have no idea what this is, nor do I think I've ever experienced it (apart from maybe at certain parties in college). Your guess is as good as mine
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    I did some googling and apparently this isn't uncommon. I haven't found anything useful yet though.

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    I'm still wondering- I get a buzzy feeling, and I know other people get it, but it's always been directly linked to an inspiring realization or something. Are you guys talking about that, or something else?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Linzoy View Post
    I did some googling and apparently this isn't uncommon. I haven't found anything useful yet though.
    I can bet you that NOTHING is uncommon if you google it enough

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    Quote Originally Posted by HunterKiller_ View Post
    There's this unusual sensation I get in specific situations and I would like to know if anybody has an explanation as to what is it.

    I attempted to google it, but rather difficult when lacking the correct terms, although I've found there are others who experience the exact same thing.

    The sensation itself is this 'tingly' or 'mild vibration' in and around my brain.
    It's an uncommon occurrence, when it happens it's usually when I'm quietly listening to someone speak to me, usually something instructional.

    Other times it's when I'm watching someone do something, like drawing.
    It is a very calming and enjoyable sensation.
    I get the same thing all the time, mostly like you when i'm being taught something quietly. I think maybe its just a positive response your brain is giving you for learning or something :V
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    I probably sound weird, but whenever I'm finished reading something informative or listen to an interesting lecture, I get a similar feeling, like my brain is swollen.. I think it's just because of all that new knowledge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kev ferrara View Post
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    I dont know if this is the same but i can trigger whenever i want a vibration in my skull/ears which makes a weird sound, I never knew what it is but I've had it forever.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketchz View Post
    I dont know if this is the same but i can trigger whenever i want a vibration in my skull/ears which makes a weird sound, I never knew what it is but I've had it forever.
    (Meant to quote, not thank... ^^')

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketchz View Post
    I dont know if this is the same but i can trigger whenever i want a vibration in my skull/ears which makes a weird sound, I never knew what it is but I've had it forever.
    I can do something similar.. it's like flexing your scalp, yes? I just think the sound it makes is one of the temporal muscles (by the ears) being contracted.
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    If only tobba if only, possibly a charger so i can shoot lasers out my eyes? lol

    psy im not sure, but i think it is some sort of muscle being contracted maybe around the ear drum





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    I get it too, but when I'm listening to certain sounds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kev ferrara View Post
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    It's most likely nothing serious. Probably just brain worms
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    Quote Originally Posted by tobbA View Post
    (Meant to quote, not thank... ^^')

    Maybe it's a hidden power you have... and if you hone it you could learn to create earthquakes with your head! Or something...
    Like a seizure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sketchz View Post
    I dont know if this is the same but i can trigger whenever i want a vibration in my skull/ears which makes a weird sound, I never knew what it is but I've had it forever.
    haha!

    Man, I used to do that for hours as a kid trying to use the 'force' to turn off my TV.
    I assume everyone can do it, but I've never heard anyone else actually mention it.

    I'm pretty certain it has to do with vibrations in your inner ear from flexing muscles.
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