Gary discusses the adolescent brain (show #7)
Adolescents are furiously wiring their brains to stimuli in their environments, and at the same time, pruning unused neural circuitry. Find out what makes adolescent brains structurally different from adult brains, and what the differences mean for today's young porn users. Also, listen to an excellent talk by Dr. Jay Giedd, Chief, Brain Imaging Section, National Institute of Mental Health. For an oveview, read our Psychology Today post: Why Shouldn’t Johnny Watch Porn If He Likes? This recent research was discussed in the show: Are our kids becoming Internet porn addicts?