Brain Plasticity (in 5 minutes)

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I watched this and

I watched this and I was just thinking, what if this rewiring is part of what causes cross-wirings or paraphilias? As the brain downgrades dopamine receptors to protect itself the process in the brain trying to get that pleasure rewires another route to it, maybe?

We'd agree

that it's the lows that drive the search for more stimulating (more novel) material. That's true of all addictions. The exception is teens...who will look at any bizarre crap, just for the heck of it. Wink