Watching porn may shrink the brain

May 30, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT
People walk by a strip club along Eighth Avenue near Times Square on December 6, 2010 in New York City.
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A new study has concluded that watching large amounts of pornographic videos can make the brain smaller and less active. The German research found that those who watch significant amounts of porn ‘have less volume and activity in regions of the brain linked to rewards and motivation’.

Background:

Watching porn may be shrinking men's brains: study [ABP Live]

Watching pornography is damaging men's brains [Canada Journal]

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