Critique of claims surrounding “Sexual Responsivity and the Effects of Negative Mood on Sexual Arousal in Hypersexual Men Who Have Sex With Men” (2020)

Link to abstract of above paper As men who have quit porn and recovered from sexual dysfunctions (during partnered sex) demonstrate, porn-induced ED appears to be primarily due to conditioning their sexual response to online porn rather than real partners. Their difficulties are not due to “hypersexuality.” In fact, men who report the problem are–just […]

Nicole Prause’s fabrications of victim-hood exposed as groundless: she is the perpetrator, not the victim.

Introduction In 2013 former UCLA researcher Nicole Prause began openly harassing, libeling and cyberstalking Gary Wilson. (Prause has not been employed by an academic institution since January, 2015.) Within a short time she also began targeting others, including researchers, medical doctors, therapists, psychologists, a former UCLA colleague, a UK charity, men in recovery, a TIME […]

Media outlet ScramNews forced to apologize & pay substantial damages for publishing Nicole Prause’s lies about Alex Rhodes & NoFap

For years, Nicole Prause and her numerous aliases have defamed, harassed and cyber-stalked individuals and organizations that have warned of porn’s harms or publicized research reporting porn’s harms. Two of Prause’s primary targets have been Alex Rhodes and Nofap (numerous incidents documented here: Nicole Prause, RealYBOP, & David Ley’s long history of harassing & defaming […]

Studies demonstrating porn use or internet use “causing” negative effects or neurological changes

COMMENTS: When confronted with hundreds of studies linking porn use to negative outcomes, a common tactic by pro-porn PhDs is to claim that “no causation has been demonstrated.” The reality is that when it comes to psychological and (many) medical studies, very little research reveals causation directly. For example, all studies on the relationship between […]

Studies Reporting Withdrawal Symptoms in Porn Users

Pro-porn activists often assert porn addiction is a myth on the theory that compulsive porn users do not experience either tolerance (habituation, escalation) or withdrawal symptoms. Not so. In fact, not only do porn users and clinicians report both tolerance and withdrawal, over 45 studies report findings consistent with escalation of porn use (tolerance), habituation […]

Adolescent & Porn Use Studies

The list of adolescent & porn use studies can be found below this introduction containing reviews of the literature (an (L) in front of the link indicates a lay article, usually about a study). Reviews of the literature & meta-analyses (by date of publication): The Impact of Internet Pornography on Marriage and the Family: A […]

Studies Linking Porn Use to Sexual Offending, Sexual Aggression, and Sexual Coercion

The following studies link porn use to sexual offending, sexual aggression, and sexual coercion (listed by date of publication): Facilitating effects of erotica on aggression against women (1978) Rape fantasies as a function of exposure to violent sexual stimuli (1981) Sexual Experiences Survey: A research instrument investigating sexual aggression and victimization (1982) Pornography and Sexual […]