It's not hard to see why music can really get us feeling the feels—who doesn’t get chills when BeyoncÃƒÂ© drops the bass? And thanks to a new study, sponsored by Sonos and Apple music, we now have the stats to justify listening to the queen (or indulging your inner Belieber) 24/7. Because apparently, it's going to improve our sex lives.
For the study, researchers asked 30,000 people from around the globe to play music out loud at home as much as they wanted for a week straight. At the beginning of the study, the researchers set up technology to measure the subjects' heart rates and activity, and to track where they were in their homes.
Turns out, pumping up the jams led to 66 percent more sex. Hot damn.
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Beyond making people feel extra frisky, the study found that music makes us super lovey-dovey, too: 24 percent of people admitted to saying “I love you” just because of a song they heard. (Okay, you win, Adele!) And, in general, participants dropped those three little words almost 50 percent more when they were listening to music.
More sexy facts:
- 59 percent of participants said when other people play songs they love, those people become more attractive
- The actual distance between household members decreased by 12 percent during the week of listening to music out loud
So, now that we’re all in the mood, it’s time to spruce up those sex playlists. And luckily, just in time for the most romantic/hated day of the year, Spotify released the songs found most frequently in users' "Valentine's Day" playlists.
Topping the charts? Gritty tunes with dirty beats from Drake, The Weeknd, and A$AP Rocky. Damn, we see how you like it…
And topping the list of love songs: Everyone’s favorite bad-boy-gone-good, Justin Bieber, along with some classic Justin Timberlake and the ever soulful sex-at-the-piano John Legend.
Go ahead and get it, girl.