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Supernormal Stimuli

Supernormal Stimuli: This Is Your Brain on Porn, Junk Food, and the Internet

Gregory Ciotti | Posted 09.16.2014 | Science
Gregory Ciotti

Are sources of superstimulation like junk food and porn more likely to hook us into bad habits? It is certainly a very muddy topic, but it's a question that I believe deserves investigating. After all, we've become increasingly surrounded by stimulation that wasn't available even a few years ago.

Supernormal Stimuli

Deirdre Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Deirdre Barrett

Supernormal stimuli are a driving force in many of today's most pressing problems, including obesity, our addiction to television and video games, and the past century's extraordinarily violent wars.