The right music can change our mood, help us exercise harder, and increase productivity. But some of us experience music a little differently. Ever feel a chill down your spine or get goosebumps after hearing a particular song? Some people call this creepy physiological response a "music orgasm" and they aren't entirely wrong: A recent study at McGill University revealed that this physical response and autonomic arousal is due to release of endorphins, dopamine, and activation of the brain's "pleasure center"
Every year, Spotify releases a list of the 10 best sex songs available on the digital music service. Spotify data scientists look through all the sex-related playlists think: sex toy store LoveHoney's " Best Songs to Have Sex To " on the service to see which tracks are being included and played. From there, they narrow things down to the 10 most-streamed sex songs.
Sometimes music strikes the body like a bolt of lightning. We normally only respond like this to experiences that might ensure or endanger our survival — food, reproduction, or the terrifying plummet of a rollercoaster. How can music — hardly a life-or-death pursuit — move the mind and the body as powerfully as sex? Musical frisson may be a little bit addictive, like a drug Credit: Thinkstock. Loui and Harrison point out that the sensations can be extraordinarily varied beyond the shivers people normally report.