Children have long been warned that self-stimulation could make them go blind. Now it appears there may be some truth in the old wives’ tale.
New research shows that watching pornographic films can actually shut down the part of the brain that processes visual stimuli. In women, at least.
A team from the University of Groningen Medical Centre in the Netherlands scanned the primary visual cortexes of 12 healthy heterosexual premenopausal women [...]