No, really, we're not just blowing smoke up your bum; research proves it. But that's not all it proves. Of course, these stats are from the early s and haven't been heavily updated since then. What has been studied, however, is how clitoral stimulation comes into play to take things to the next orgasmic level.
The spoons position or spooning is both a sexual position and a cuddling technique. The name derives from the way that two spoons may be positioned side by side, with bowls aligned. In the spoons cuddling position, one partner lies on one side with knees bent while the other partner lies with his or her front pressed against their back. The spoons cuddling position is not limited to two people.
Canadian scientists tested the sensitivities of several sexual areas on the female body, including the parts in the perineum area—the area between the anus and vulva—as well as the side boob and nipple. They compared these to neutral areas on the body, like the neck, forearm, abdomen. Exactly how did they go about this? The researchers used light touch, pressure, and yes, vibration to assess how sensitive these body parts were. They had 3o healthy women between the ages of 18 and 35 get undressed and lie on a table covered in a bed sheet.