Psychologists report that most people can remember up to 90 percent of the details of their first romantic kiss, a memory that is even more powerful that their first sexual encounter.

The “Shoop-Shoop Song, (It’s in His Kiss),” sung by both Betty Everett and later Cher, says it all.

“Think about all those date-movies where that long-awaited first kiss brings sighs and heart flutters to the audience and seals the deal between the couples on the screen,” said Sarasota, Fla., psychologist LeslieBeth Wish.

“The lips are very sensitive tissue, with many nerve endings that signal reactions such as hot and cold, sharp and soft,” she said. “These same nerve endings also activate our feelings of closeness and attachment by arousing the brain’s love chemicals such as oxytocin.”

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