Furthering the complementary information and resources quest here at KSMO, the science of the Key Sound technique itself and the wider science of orgasmic energetics and into the whole full range of bioenergetics is intriguing and can enhance the mental mapping and the feel of our experiences. A bunch of us at Aneros have been exploring this for awhile there and questions are starting to come up about KSMO too. In a thread about "what happens in the brain during an orgasm?" Aneros Forum , J4 asked: Doesn't it seem intuitive that the KSMO practice stimulates the vagus nerve through the larynx and stomach? Is their any KSMO research on why this approach is effective? Here is the article of the title above: HowStuffWorks "Orgasms and Nerves" Here is a fascinating site linking advanced science ideas with the Kundalini tradition: Biology of Kundalini - A Science and Protocol of Spiritual Alchemy And here is that site's take on the Vagus Nerve: Biology of Kundalini - Viva la Vagus The vagus nerve system is the wanderer from the abdomen to the neck and into the skull brain. It virtually bypasses the spinal column and connects in many places to our gut brain, our Second Brain (actually probably our first ontologically) – The Second Brain: Your Gut Has a Mind of Its Own by Michael D. Gershon, M.D. – which has as many neurons as the skull brain and much complexity as it wraps around our intestinal tract. This gut brain and the vagus nerve system are involved in generating and controlling peristalsis, the rhythmic contractions waves along our gut wall as we move the processing food along the tube until we leave it behind as waste. It has been observed that the vagus nerve connects to each sphincter along the gut and on out to the anus, and J4 is therefore suggesting that the KSMO technique could be stimulating the vagus at the larynx, with the Key Sounding, and the stomach with the valley breathing and particular exhale move on the inner and outer musculature of the abdomen. Does this resonate with you? Do you feel any other sensations in your chest? Outer abdomenal muscles? Elsewhere in the lower abdomen or elsewhere? It is known that sexual signal travel the vagus nerve because that is the path that has enabled people with serious spinal injuries and breaks to continue to have sexual responses. Other sexual response nerves include the pudendal nerve, the pelvic and the hypogastric. These connect into the lower spinal column and depend upon it to function. Let's have this thread become a library of science resources and ideas. Anyone with additional experience or knowledge?