• Your Brain on Porn

  • Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction
  • Di: Gary Wilson
  • Letto da: Noah Church
  • Durata: 5 ore e 21 min
  • Versione integrale
  • Data di pubblicazione: 05 01 2018
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Editore: Commonwealth Publishing
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Revised and updated in December 2017.

When high speed Internet became widely available a few years ago, growing numbers of people began to worry that their porn use was running out of control. Far from preparing them for fulfilling relationships, viewing an endless stream of porn videos led to unexpected symptoms. Perhaps most surprisingly, for the first time in history erectile dysfunction was becoming a significant problem for young men. This led to one of the largest informal experiments in the history of science. Tens of thousands of people have tried abstaining from sexually stimulating material in a process they call "rebooting." Many of them reported startling changes, from improved concentration and elevated mood to a greater capacity for real-life intimacy.

Gary Wilson has listened to the stories of those who have tried giving up Internet porn and related them to an account of how the reward system of the brain interacts with its environment. And now a growing body of research in neuroscience is confirming what these pioneers have discovered for themselves - Internet pornography can be seriously addictive and damaging.

In Your Brain on Porn Wilson provides a concise introduction to the phenomenon of Internet porn addiction that draws on both first-person accounts and the findings of cognitive neuroscience. In a voice that is generous and humane, he also offers advice for those who want to stop using Internet pornography. The publication of Your Brain on Porn is a landmark in our attempts to understand, and remain balanced in, a world where addiction is big business.

©2014, 2017 Gary Wilson (P)2017 Gary Wilson

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  • Matthew Lopez
  • 29 05 2018

No holds barred

I come from a conservative background, but only for last 25 years. Prior to that I spent the first part of my life up to age 21 living a seculare life.

I appreciate forwardness of the author and the candid testimonials. If you are working on recovery from a porn enduced life then you need to hear from all sides. If you are a conservative (Christian) background you need not act offended when you listen to this book. These are real people and their data being presented... so that you can see "porn knows no devisity" and it is waging havoc on many lives. Thank you for not holding back. ML

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  • Jeff
  • 29 05 2018

Good info

Gives a lot of good insight as to what is and isn't healthy with porn. He at no point says you do or don't have a problem, you need to self assess.

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  • 28 04 2018

Great work

it is very important book for me I believe that everybody should read it. Great work very detailed.

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  • Michael J. Porter
  • 02 05 2018

insightful and motivational resource

this audiobook is very insightful and motivational towards recovery from p*** addiction however I wish that narrator was not as dry and monotone overall a great purchase a great read I recommend for anyone with an interest and p*** addiction or how to beat p*** addiction

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  • Kristoffer
  • 28 03 2018

A must read in this day and age

This is one seriously scary, yet scientifically sound attempt to reveal and explain how internet porn influences and even rewires the brain. Anyone dealing with youth or other sexual beings who are also avid users of the internet (i.e. the most of us in developed countries) should seriously consider reading this book.

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  • LSL
  • 14 03 2018

too many testimonials...

the content of the book was good, it really helped me understand how watching porn changes the brain. I could have done without all the testimonials though. it seemed like they were never ending then I lost my thought about the ACTUAL content.

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  • Michael
  • 09 04 2018

its mostly a collection of anecdotes of man talking about their personal experience with internet porn

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