Study on young men: ED rates of 31%; low libido 37%, but, hey, it can’t be porn (critique of Landripet & Stulhofer, 2015)

UPDATE 1: Peer-reviewed criticism of this paper – Comment on: Is Pornography Use Associated with Sexual Difficulties and Dysfunctions among Younger Heterosexual Men? by Gert Martin Hald, PhD UPDATE 2015: Landripet & Stulhofer’s paper omitted three significant correlations they presented to a European conference (excerpts from their abstract): Reporting a preference for specific pornographic genres […]

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Physiological Benefits Reported by Men Eliminating PMO

Over and over again men who quit porn report physical changes that would not normally be associated with addiction-related changes. YBOP collects these seemingly unlikely reports to chronicle their existence, not frighten anyone away from masturbation. Note that the preponderance of human and animal research points to neither abstinence nor ejaculation having any significant long-term […]

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Brain Structure and Functional Connectivity Associated With Pornography Consumption: The Brain on Porn (2014)

COMMENTS Published in JAMA Psychiatry (May, 2014), this was the first brain-scan study on porn users. Researchers found several brain changes, and those changes correlated with the amount of porn was consumed. The subjects were moderate porn users, not classified as addicted. In this study, experts at Germany’s Max Planck Institute found: 1) Higher hours […]

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Cambridge University Study: Internet porn addiction mirrors drug addiction (Voon et al., 2014)

Updates: Many more neurological studies. This page lists over 50 neuroscience-based studies (MRI, fMRI, EEG, neuropsychological, hormonal) providing strong support for the addiction model. This list contains 30 recent literature reviews & commentaries by some of the top neuroscientists in the world, supporting the porn addiction model. (This dated paper was not a literature review […]

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