Your Brain on Porn: How Internet porn affects the brain (May, 2015)

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New, updated version of the original YBOP 6-part series.

 

Supporting materials for this presentation

 

Studies mentioned or alluded to in presentation

Coolidge effect, habituation, and sexual novelty

Internet addiction studies: sections with collections of studies

Addiction experts on behavioral addiction:

The DSM is outdated, not biologically based

Collections of supporting studies: basic science, dopamine, behavioral addictions, effects of porn use

Dopamine's role in addiction, sex, and behavior

Behavioral addiction

Porn related

DeltaFosB: sensitization, sexual behavior

DeltaFosB: sensitization and addiction studies

Sexual conditioning

Expert testimony on PIED - Porn-Induced ED in the Media: Primarily Experts

Lay articles (each contains multiple citations)

DeltaFosB & sensitization articles

Adolescent brain vulnerabilities

Desentization articles

Internet porn is different