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11/14/12 at 11:49 PM 0 Comments

Why Guys Get Addicted to Internet Porn: The Neuroscience Behind Obsessive Behavior

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By Luke Gilkerson

Physiology teacher Gary Wilson has some keen insights about why men become addicted to Internet porn and some of its effects. The following 16-minute video gives viewers a brief tutorial of the neuroscience behind porn addiction.

(The presentation is generally clean, but there are some images that viewers might find offensive. Viewer discretion is advised.)

The Great Porn Experiment: Gary Wilson at TEDxGlasgow

 For more information about Gary Wilson, visit his website.


Luke Gilkerson is the general editor and primary author of Breaking Free. He serves as the Internet Community Manager at Covenant Eyes. Luke has a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Bowling Green State University and is working on an MA in Religion from Reformed Theological Seminary. Before working at Covenant Eyes he spent six years as a campus minister. He understands firsthand the struggles and temptations someone faces when surfing the Internet, and he seeks to give people practical and spiritual resources to fight these temptations. Luke's favorite activities include blogging, reading theology books, starting random philosophical discussions, dating his wife Trisha, and playing with his four sons.

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