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The Science of Pornography Addiction (SFW)

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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
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Further Reading —

Is Porn an Addiction?
1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050060/

The Great Porn Experiment:
1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=wSF82AwSDiU

Brain Plasticity:
1) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11252991
2) http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/1995-44134-001
3) http://www.pnas.org/content/100/3/1405.full

Relationship Effects:

1) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ab.20328/abstract
2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22449010
3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21259151

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