Restoring the Soul with Michael John Cusick

Episode 184 - Michael John Cusick, "Surfing for God, Part 10: Your Brain on Porn, Part 1"

July 09, 2021 Michael John Cusick Season 8 Episode 184
Restoring the Soul with Michael John Cusick
Episode 184 - Michael John Cusick, "Surfing for God, Part 10: Your Brain on Porn, Part 1"
Show Notes

"Like sand on a beach, the brain bears the footprints of the decisions we have made, the skills we have learned." - Sharon Begley, NEWSWEEK Science Editor

On this edition of Restoring the Soul, Michael continues his in-depth look at Surfing for God and introduces a 2-part discussion called, “Your Brain on Porn”. Over the past 20 years, the field of neuroscience has exploded our understanding of the human brain. Recent discoveries have profound implications on treating various addictions and psychological disorders and pursuing physical and emotional well-being. The consistent theme is that contrary to conventional wisdom, our brains are highly changeable. Your brain can unlearn, and it can change.

Key Facts About the Effects of Porn on the Brain

  1. Porn is a drug
  2. Porn has harmful consequences
  3. Porn hijacks the brain
  4. Porn changes the wiring in your brain
  5. Porn creates an addicted brain
  6. Porn-addicted brains can be rewired
  7. There is hope for porn addiction of all kinds

* In this podcast, Michael refers to the resource yourbrainonporn.com