May 31, 2023

The Dark Side of Adult Content: How Pornography Affects Your Brain

“Some 50% of all internet traffic is sex-related,” reported #CHDTV host @IlanaRachel1.

The impact is alarming.

A 2014 study published in the JAMA Journal of Psychiatry concluded that the more porn men watched, the less brain activity they had, particularly in the striatum, which is connected to reward processing and motivation.

Pornography also weakens the connection to the prefrontal cortex, which is linked to decision-making, planning, and behavior regulation.

Watch the full episode of “Mind Manipulation — Who is in Control?” on #CHDTV!

*The opinions expressed by the hosts and guests in this show are not necessarily the views of Children’s Health Defense.

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