Putting on a playlist does more than just set the mood. It can also make sex feel extra amazing.
Certain tunes trigger a physical rush called a skin orgasm, according to a recent review in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. When Adele or Beyoncé hits a high note, it stimulates your autonomic nervous system, which controls your heart rate, skin temperature, and sexual arousal. As a result, your heart races and shivers shoot down your spine.
Listening to powerful tunes also causes the pleasure and reward centers of your brain to release the feel-good neurotransmitter dopamine, adding to the thrill. Cue up these sexy tracks to heat things up between the sheets: