What Porn Does to Teen Brains—and How to Keep It Off Their Devices


Here's a topic that comes up regularly in my work: talking with kids about porn exposure-- a subject that makes lots of parents queasy. It's helpful to understand the teen brain and the physiology that underlies some of the choices tweens and teens make online and in real life. While this article addresses ways to keep porn off of kids' devices, nothing can replace healthy conversations at home. The easily accessible online porn isn't going away, so let's talk about it.