Pleasure zones like your clitoris and nipples get plenty of airplay. But where’s all the love for our lobes? A study published in the journal Cortex found that ears are consistently rated as one of the top 10 hot spots for both men and women. “The ear is an incredibly sensitive organ with lots of nerve endings,” says sexologist Barbara Winter, Ph.D.
Of course, ears offer more than satisfying physical sensations—they can be mentally transformative. “Hearing is one of the best ways to stay in the moment and get out of your head,” says Winter. And we all know how important getting your head in the game is when it comes to sex.
With that in mind, we asked experts for eight aural moves to try in the sack. Listen up!