Your Brain on Porn Book Review

Pornography! pornography! pornography! a topic for discussion for so long.

I think we all know what pornorgraphy is and people regardless of what they know it does to their minds,people still go ahead and watch .

Awareness of what porn does to the brain is sadly lacking and society as a whole remains generally ignorant to the truth about the physical and psychological effects of porn use.

Okay!,its a personal decision but would you go ahead and touch a poisonous snake knowing what it would do to you? I will leave you to think about that.

Away from that, you want to find more information on this book ,”your brain on porn book”right?

No worries i will give you all the important details about it including what it is,what it talks about,its cost and finally my thoughts about the book.

Lets now start on your brain on porn book review

Summary
Name : Your Brain on Porn: Internet Pornography and the Emerging Science of Addiction
Author: Gary Wilson

Price: $13.63

Best Place to Buy: www.amazon.com
Language: English
Publisher :  Commonwealth Publishing
Publication Date : August 25, 2014

What It Is
Your Brain on Porn is a book that gives guidance on how to break out of addictive porn use.

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 book describes many examples of the “rebooting” process that is necessary for sexual functioning to heal. He also explains the changes in brain physiology when sexual addiction hijacks normal sexual behavior – including why recovery takes time.

Gary Wilson is a freelance consultant and author, and chair of the National Education Breakthrough Programme on Raising Boys’ Achievement in the UK.

He wrote “Using the National Healthy School Standard to Raise Boys’ Achievement” for the DFES and in 2003 was made the country’s first LEA school improvement officer with specific responsibility for raising boys’ achievement.

He has advised and trained in over two hundred schools across the UK. He has appeared on Teachers’ TV and Radio 4 several times.

Gary Wilson also runs training sessions based on the book Breaking through Barriers to Boys Achievements nbsp;with Osiris Educational.

What The Book Talks About
Lets start by looking at what porn is.

Pornography is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal .

Pornography may be presented in a variety of media, including books , magazines, postcards ,
photographs , sculpture, drawing , painting ,
animation , sound recording , phone calls , writing,film, video , and video games .

The term applies to the depiction of the act rather than the act itself, and so does not include live exhibitions like sex shows and striptease .

The primary subjects of present-day pornographic depictions are pornographic models , who pose for still photographs, and pornographic actors or porn stars, who perform in pornographic films . If dramatic skills are not involved, a performer in a porn film may also be called a model.

Online pornography , like all other addictive substances and behaviors, hits the brain at its most sensitive and irresistible spot—the reward center.

Dopamine floods the brain and the user feels the pleasurable high. And this soothing, chemical security blanket comforts the user in a way that he or she will not want to eliminate or be without for long.

Dopamine rush, guarantees that the individual is going to want it again and again, and in ever increasing quantities.

Porn viewing, though not a substance, produces those same brain responses.

If the viewing is accompanied by masturbation and orgasm (as it often is), the chemical/hormonal response is all the more complex and powerful and the desire to repeat the behavior far stronger.

The behavior is repeated, or the substance is sought and ingested anew, and the high is revived. And in the process, the brain is physically beginning to change.

Brief summary of the book

Addiction to internet pornography is a very real phenomenon with a very real impact on well-being.

It is a phenomenon which has grown exponentially in the last decade, even though it has remained largely invisible and undetected by society.

Tragically, its risks continue to be ignored or actively denied by all but a few enlightened medical professionals.

It is a phenomenon that is not just here to stay, but also likely to increase. It is almost certainly the cause of the widespread sexual dysfunction found in recent studies of late adolescence.

It is a problem that is most likely impacting you, or your loved ones, without you even being aware of it.

A great deal of recent research suggests that the more that people’s reward systems are tuned to forming social connections with others, the more likely they are to be both more physically healthy and more psychologically well balanced.

This is what makes internet pornography addiction so troubling. It represents a tuning of the reward system from a very healthy type of reward, that of forming a genuine and intimate connection with another, into a type of reward that removes the user from social contact, and often leaves them feeling lonely and ashamed rather than connected and supported.

What do guys who successfully recover from porn-induced ED suggest? Suggestion number one is to eliminate porn, porn substitutes, and recalling the porn you watched.

Or to put it another way, eliminate all artificial sexual stimulation. By artificial I mean pixels, audio and literature. No porn substitutes, such as: surfing pictures on Facebook, Snapchat or dating apps, cruising Craigslist, underwear ads, YouTube videos, ‘erotic literature’, etc. If it’s not real life, just say ‘no’.

Content isn’t as much the issue as whether you are mimicking the behaviours that wired your brain to need novel, screen-based stimulation.

The second suggestion is to rewire your sexual arousal to real people. While this helps everyone recover, it may be a key component for young men with little or no sexual experience.

This does not mean that you need to have sex to rewire. In fact, slowly getting to know someone is probably the best path. Hanging out, touching, and making out help connect sexual arousal and affection to a real person, and may be essential to recovery.

Wilson notes that porn poses risks beyond supernormal stimulation. He writes, “First, it’s easy to access, available 24/7, free and private.

Second, most users start watching porn by puberty, when their brains are at the peak of plasticity and most vulnerable to addiction and rewiring.” He then notes that for young people the effects of pornography addiction are usually more profound and harder to overcome.

On this topic he writes, “This might be because the older men did not start out wiring their sexual responses to screens, and still possess well-developed ‘real partner’ brain pathways, or brain maps.”

In other words, younger porn addicts typically do not possess the hardwired desire for real-world partners that older porn users were able to develop in adolescence (because there was no Internet when they were growing up.

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Cost
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My Thoughts
Your Brain on Porn is an excellent and easy-to-comprehend look at porn use and its many potential consequences.

This book is highly recommended for both porn addicts and sexual addiction treatment specialists.

Conclusion

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