Although heterosexual and homosexual individuals clearly show differences in subjective response to heterosexual and homosexual sexual stimuli, the neurobiological processes underlying sexual orientation are largely unknown. We addressed the question whether the expected differences in subjective response to visual heterosexual and homosexual stimuli may be reflected in differences in brain activation pattern. Twenty-four healthy male volunteers, 12 heterosexuals and 12 homosexuals, were included in the study. BOLD signal was measured while subjects were viewing erotic videos of heterosexual and homosexual content. SPM02 was used for data analysis. Individual sexual arousal was assessed by subjective rating.
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Dinosaur erotica , part of the larger genre of monster erotica , is a subgenre of erotic literature that involves sexual encounters between humans and non-avian dinosaurs. Works of dinosaur erotica tend to be self-published short stories  and often focus on common themes such as prehistoric female hunters who save their tribes from threatening male dinosaurs by having sex with them. According to Professor Clarissa Smith of the University of Sunderland , who co-edits the journal Porn Studies , dinosaur erotica is essentially an appeal to sexual fantasies: "The idea of having sex with [a dinosaur] is outside the realms of possibility. It's a bit like 'magic', where all rules become suspended, and for that reason it may well allow
Porn addiction refers to a person becoming emotionally dependent on pornography to the point that it interferes with their daily life, relationships, and ability to function. This type of addiction may be quite common. Some doctors consider porn addiction to be a hypersexual disorder — an umbrella term that includes behaviors such as excessive masturbation. However, the rates have been difficult to determine due to a lack of formal classification. Porn addiction remains a controversial issue, with some research suggesting that it is not a real condition at all. Keep reading to learn more about pornography addiction, including its causes, symptoms, and some ways to address it. An addiction is more than just an intense interest in something. It is a medical condition that changes the brain and the body and causes the person to feel compelled to continue using a substance or partaking in an activity, even when doing so may cause harm.