NoFap founder Alexander Rhodes defamation lawsuit against Nicole Prause / Liberos

On October 23, 2019 Alexander Rhodes (founder of reddit/nofap and NoFap.com) filed a defamation lawsuit against Nicole R Prause and Liberos LLC. See the court docket here. Downloadable PDFs of the three primary court documents filed by Rhodes (screenshots below): Alex Rhodes defamation suit against Nicole Prause: The initial complaint – 15 pages. (screenshots of […]

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Op-ed: Who exactly is misrepresenting the science on pornography?

Introduction by YourBrainOnPorn.com I cannot tell you how many times the following “letter to editor” to a Salt Lake newspaper has been cited as “proof” porn use causes no problems and porn addiction doesn’t exist: Op-ed: Anti-porn school program misrepresents science. It’s often posted on social media (Quora, Twitter, Facebook) as evidence that YBOP, Fight […]

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Self-identification as a pornography addict: examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence (2019)

Analysis of the Joshua Grubbs study: “Self-identification as a pornography addict: examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence (Grubbs et al.,  2019) Contrary to spin, this is the first Joshua Grubbs study to correlate any variable with “believing oneself to be porn  addict” In the last few years Dr. Joshua Grubbs has […]

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Self-identification as a pornography addict: examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence (2019)

COMMENTS: See the YBOP analysis Self-identification as a pornography addict: examining the roles of pornography use, religiousness, and moral incongruence (2019) Grubbs, Joshua B., Jennifer T. Grant, and Joel Engelman. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity (2019) Abstract At present, the scientific community has not reached a consensus regarding whether or not people may be become addicted […]

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Evaluating Pornography Problems Due to Moral Incongruence Model (2019)

YBOP comments: In plain English, this research found (again) that religiosity is NOT associated with believing yourself to be a porn addict (“perceived pornography addiction”). This explodes the meme that Josh Grubbs worked for years to “sell” to the world, that believing oneself an addict is related to religious shame. Grubbs’s CPUI-9 studies and his […]

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Altered Prefrontal and Inferior Parietal Activity During a Stroop Task in Individuals With Problematic Hypersexual Behavior (2018)

Comments: This study reports poorer executive functioning and lower activation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex during the cognitive tests (Stroop test). All this indicates poorer prefrontal cortex functioning, which is a hallmark of addiction, and manifests as the inability to control use or suppress cravings.  ————————————————– Front. Psychiatry, 25 September 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00460 Ji-Woo Seok1 and […]

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Critique of “Is Pornography Use Related to Erectile Functioning? Results From Cross-Sectional and Latent Growth Curve Analyses” (2019)

Introduction: His correlations say one thing, but Joshua Grubbs says another The researcher who saddled humankind with “perceived pornography addiction” and claimed it somehow “functions very differently from other addictions,” has now turned his dexterity to porn-induced ED. Joshua Grubbs’s new paper claims there’s no epidemic of youthful ED, boldly concluding its abstract with: In […]

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The contribution of personality factors and gender to ratings of sex addiction among men and women who use the Internet for sex purpose (2018)

J Behav Addict. 2018 Oct 31:1-7. doi: 10.1556/2006.7.2018.101. Shimoni L1, Dayan M1, Cohen K1, Weinstein A1. Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Sex addiction is characterized by excessive sexual activity on the Internet. We have investigated the contribution of the Big Five personality factors and sex differences to sex addiction. METHODS: A total of 267 participants (186 […]

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