The latest ramblings and musings from the not-too-regularly-updated blog.
This is where you’ll find quick updates, campaigns and other time sensitive news items.
Are you a parent of a child or teenager with misophonia and sound sensitivity? The folks over at Misophonia International have just announced a new webinar. This will be a valuable introduction to misophonia, current research, coping skills and management. It has been...read more
I've just come across an interesting article in El Pais about ASMR. You can read the article here if you speak Spanish (don't worry if not, I've translated it for you below). If you're not familiar with ASMR, it's a sensory phenomenon where the patient experiences...read more
Duke University are hosting another misophonia webinar! These sessions are great for both misophonia sufferers and loved ones keen to learn more about the disorder. It's a chance to hear from the leading experts in the field and ask questions. I've been told that this...read more
It's online survey time! Jonathan is an undergraduate psychology student at the University of Texas at Tyler. He's currently conducting a research study on misophonia and asked if we - fine and upstanding bastions of the misophonia world that we are - could help...read more
How do you cope? That’s the theme for this blog post. I want to start putting all of our favourite misophonia coping techniques in one place so that we can benefit from each other’s experiences. So what’s your best misophonia coping techinque? What do you do in the...read more
Calling all misophones in or around London, we need your help! Knowing what happens in the brain during a misophonic episode is essential if we want to learn more about our disorder. Dr Kumar from Newcastle University and UCL has already conducted groundbreaking...read more
Misophonia Research Network and Duke University are hosting a special online misophonia masterclass. This is perfect if you have misophonia or know or care for someone with the disorder. You'll learn, among other things, about: - How and why sounds can trigger such...read more
Some very exciting news for you... Dr Jennifer Jo Kanter-Brout from Misophonia International, Dr Zach Rosenthal from Duke University and Dr Sukhbinder Kumar from UCL are hosting a free misophonia webinar in May. You may remember Dr Kumar. He's the...read more
This is just a very quick post to point you towards two interesting pieces on misophonia that were featured on the BBC News website and on BBC Radio recently. You can see the article on the BBC News site here: Misophonia: Scientists crack why eating sounds can make...read more
Good news misophones! Right now the folks over at Misophonia International are offering Allergic to Sound readers 50% off the Spring edition of Misophonia International Magazine (offer closed). Reading between the lines I'm pretty sure they're offering this whopping...read more
The folks at Misophonia International have just realised an infographic: 'What is Misophonia'. Feel free to share and pass on!read more
Could misophonia be 'triggered' by an event that occurs during childhood, such as a physical or emotional trauma, or is there no casual connection? For my birthday this year a friend bought us two tickets to see the fabulously named and fabulously talented Kurt Vile....read more
I’ve decided to start a personal misophonia blog on the site. It’s a bit of an experiment and we’ll see how it pans out, but I’ll explain my thinking. From the emails I get from readers I know that one of the main things us misophones suffer with is a feeling of...read more