The Online Social Experience and Limbic Resonance

Many people turn to the internet to make friends, develop romance, or maintain other social connections. Yet, the more time we spend online, the more depressed we become. Why is this? The answer has to do with something called limbic resonance, which, it appears, can not be found in adequate supply through online interactions.

Why Is It So Hard to Believe in a Behavioral Addiction?

There are a lot of people who scoff at the idea of behavioral addictions. But neuroscience is revealing that what happens in the brain of a video game addict, a porn addict, an alcoholic, a gambler, and a pot-head is similar.