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Better Than Sex: Is Music The Answer?

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By: Michael Gowan, TechNewsDaily contributor
Published: 10/24/2012 11:18 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily

Sex and rock n’ roll — no drugs needed. The next time you’re looking to get in the mood for romance, skip the candles. Go straight to the stereo and put on some Marvin Gaye — or the "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack. Really.

A survey of 2,000 participants by music psychologist Dr. Daniel Müllensiefen (commissioned by streaming music service Spotify) found strong—and sometimes surprising—connections between music and seduction. For instance one in three can name a song they like better than sex (Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was the most frequently named).

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