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Feb 23 2013

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The Science of Pornography Addiction (SFW)

ASAP Science – Published on Feb 20, 2013

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It’s the number one topic for internet searches, but do we ever consider how pornography can have lasting neuroplastic effects? Discover the hard science behind the ‘porn epidemic’ – the internet’s drug of choice.

Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

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Mitchell Moffit
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Gregory Brown
http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com
http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz

Further Reading —

Is Porn an Addiction?
1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artic…

The Great Porn Experiment:
1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=…

Brain Plasticity:
1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11…
2) http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1995-…
3) http://www.pnas.org/content/100/3/140…

Relationship Effects:

1) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10…
2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22…
3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21…

Books:
1) The Brain That Changes Itself – Norman Doidge, M.D.
2) The Alchemy of Love and Lust – T.L. Crenshaw

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