Dismantling David Ley’s Response to Philip Zimbardo: “We Must Rely on Good Science in Porn Debate” (2016)

The following is YBOP’s response to David Ley’s Psychology Today blog post “We Must Rely on Good Science in Porn Debate (2016).” Ley’s post is his response to Philip Zimbardo’s Psychology Today blog post “Is Porn Good For Us or Bad For Us?” (2016). While Ley’s title says we must rely on “good science,” it […]

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Critique of “Perceived Addiction to Internet Pornography and Psychological Distress: Examining Relationships Concurrently and Over Time” (2015)

UPDATE 2016: A much more comprehensive analysis of Joshua Grubbs’s claims and studies can be found here – Is Grubbs pulling the wool over our eyes with his “perceived porn addiction” research? (2016) UPDATE 2017: A new study (Fernandez et al., 2017) tested and analyzed the CPUI-9, a purported “perceived pornography addiction” questionnaire developed by […]

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Lower Psychological Well-Being and Excessive Sexual Interest Predict Symptoms of Compulsive Use of Sexually Explicit Internet Material Among Adolescent Boys (2015)

J Youth Adolesc. 2015 Jul 25. Doornwaard SM1, van den Eijnden RJ, Baams L, Vanwesenbeeck I, Ter Bogt TF. LINK TO FULL STUDY Abstract Although a growing body of literature addresses the effects of young people’s use of sexually explicit Internet material, research on the compulsive use of this type of online content among adolescents […]

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Transgression as addiction: religiosity and moral disapproval as predictors of perceived addiction to pornography (2015)

This more recent and extensive critique supersedes everything written below – Is Grubbs pulling the wool over our eyes with his “perceived porn addiction” research? (2016) SHOCKING & VERY RELEVANT UPDATE: The two primary authors publishing CPUI-9 and Moral Incongruence studies (Joshua Grubbs and Samuel Perry) confirmed their agenda-driven bias when both formally joined allies […]

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Nicole Prause’s Unethical Harassment and Defamation of Gary Wilson & Others (Page 1)

Introduction Legal counsel advised us to create these pages, which document Nicole Prause’s extensive campaign targeting those who point out possible harms of porn use or issues in the porn industry. “Sunshine” protects the community Prause harasses by preserving facts and permitting visitors and journalists to understand the truth for themselves. Indeed, these pages have […]

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The Porn Debate

In essence all YBOP’s articles can be classified as debate for the existence of Internet porn addiction and porn-induced problems. However, the following articles were written as a response to Psychology Today blog posts, questionable studies or as updates on the relevant advances in addiction medicine. Also see – Questionable & Misleading Studies Gary Wilson […]

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