The most sensitive places on a woman's body according to science
Canadian scientists have set out to figure out just which parts of a woman's body are the most erogenous, according to a report.
According to Time, the researchers used light touch, pressure and vibration to assess how sensitive womens' clitoris, labia minora, vaginal margin, anal margin, lateral breast (side boob), areola (the small ring of skin surrounding the nipple), nipple, neck and forearm are.
The researchers applied stimulation for 1.5 seconds, then waited for five seconds before asking the women if they felt it.
The results were the following according to the report:
- For a light touch the neck, forearm, and vaginal margin are the most sensitive areas, and the areola is the least sensitive.
- For pressure, the clitoris and nipple are the most sensitive, and the side boob and abdomen are the least.
- The clitoris and nipple are the most sensitive to vibration.
Overall, the researchers found that the genitals are more sensitive to pressure and vibration compared to light touch, which they found “interesting” because people enjoy sex and sex toys.
The study was originally published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.