Why Does Sex Feel Good?

When you break it down, sex is less a party in your pants than a party in your brain. And your brain parties hard.


Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, discover why, to a neuroscientist, an orgasm is comparable to heroin; find out what else is happening in your brain during climax; and learn which animals are also really into doing it (and in some cases, surprisingly fond of oral sex).