Your Brain on Porn. A New Year. Time to get real about internet pornography

Your Brain on Porn

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Great news! The latest edition of Your Brain on Porn – Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction has arrived, updated and revised to make it even more accessible to readers. If you are at all interested in what …

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Adolescent Health Conference

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Whenever health problems related to young people’s use of internet pornography appear in the press, the default answer of most journalists is to refer readers to their GPs. What if the GPs don’t know about the potential of porn to …

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Hollywood, Addiction and Pornography Research

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The current media fest around Hollywood personalities like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey has focused on the issue of sex addiction and offending behaviour. Little has been said however about the likelihood of addiction to internet pornography as a contributory …

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Digital Drugs: Porno

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Digital Drugs is a podcast series that aims to explore the batch of addictive behaviours that digital natives in particular have to negotiate in the world today. Many such potential addictions have appeared in the past decade driven by the …

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Must Read: Your Brain on Porn

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If you are one of the more than 9 million viewers of Gary Wilson’s TEDx talk The Great Porn Experiment  then you will love his book Your Brain on Porn – Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction.   It comes in three formats …

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Croatia tackles porn

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It is the country where the original neck tie, the cravat, was invented. Indeed all the public statues were sporting red ribbon versions to celebrate International Necktie Day on 18 October whilst we were there. Croatia is a country with …

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TRF on Radio Sputnik

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Broadcasting live from Moscow, Radio Sputnik interviewed Mary Sharpe, our Chief Executive Officer for a response to the investigation by BBC Panorama about the huge rise in child-on-child sexual abuse. The number of reported sexual offences by under-18s on other …