When listening to music, some people experience a tingling sensation that runs down their spine. Does music cause orgasms?
The Strange Phenomenon of Musical ‘Skin Orgasms’
“Some people feel music so strongly the sensations can be compared to sex. How does a good song move the body and mind in this way, asks David Robson.”
Anatomically Distinct Dopamine Release During Anticipation and Experience of Peak Emotion to Music
“To examine the time course of dopamine release, we used functional magnetic resonance imaging with the same stimuli and listeners, and found a functional dissociation: the caudate was more involved during the anticipation and the nucleus accumbens was more involved during the experience of peak emotional responses to music.”
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