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  • n. a notional addictive chemical claimed to be released in the brain from looking at pornography


eroto- +‎ toxin (Wiktionary)


  • The Guardian reports on psychologist Judith Reisman, who argues that pornography is an 'erototoxin' that damages the brain, impairing cognition and rational thought: According to Dr Judith Reisman, pornography affects the physical structure of your brain turning you into a porno-zombie.

    Mind Hacks: Attack of the porno-zombies

  • Porn, she says, is an "erototoxin", producing an addictive "drug cocktail" of testosterone, oxytocin, dopamine and serotonin with a measurable organic effect on the brain."

    Mind Hacks: Attack of the porno-zombies


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