A look at group therapy within a prison in the USA.
A light to read account of what happens should the police arrive to arrest you for any crime that involves using computers.
In the online publication ‘theRecord’ run by unlock this short account gives the negative impact of a conviction for indecent images of children.
From the Topic LiMovfe.
After Indonesia passed controversial laws in 2016 authorising chemical castration which the Indonesian Doctors Association called unethical, this short article looks at the position of other countries (Russia, Poland, South Korea, Germany, Uk and Czech Rebublic) at that time
Dr. Gail Dines, the founder of Culture Reframed, is a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College in Boston. Her TEDx talk provides an introduction to her work. (http://www.seejanedo.com/women-moving-millions-dr-gail-dines-takes-on-the-porn-industry-launches-online-program-for-parents/)
This blog looks at some of the accountability software available which reports online activity to a named person, some use filters, some reporting with alerts if unsuitable material is viewed or there is an attempt to uninstall something.
Gary Wilson explains the science behind the effects of pornography on the brain and body, how addiction is developed, and the misleading idea of “perceived addiction.” Gary is the force behind yourbrainonporn.com, and TEDx presenter of “The Great Porn Experiment, 2012” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSF82AwSDiU).
A simple explanation of the effect of dopamine on the brain and enforcement of neural pathways through use during an addiction and how this has to be overcome in recovery.
Christian Jarrett. Research Digest.
Functional MRIs can be used to map the sexual interest of participants. In this research images are presented that are not consciously recognised due to their short duration and ‘masking’ by the use of a longer distracting image. However, the image time is sufficient to show the pattern of activity which occurs with sexual interest. Deviant sexual interest is one of the strongest predictors of future offences – but this research also raises important ethical questions.
Connor Friedersdorf. 2016.
According to new research, sexual victimization by women is more common than gender stereotypes would suggest. Here some of the publications and research on the topic are reported, and there is a link to personal stories.