Episode 123: Revenge of the Victorians: Semen Retention and NoFap – Psychosocial Distancing
Episode 123 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more… In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss #NoFap and the Semen Retention communities. The Victorians had some odd ideas about sex and societally we have always had some odd ideas and hangups. But what happens when we take it further. In this episode we discuss porn addiction, rebooting and reabsorbing, and debate which of these two communities takes it too far…it might be both… Warning: This episode may contain some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics. PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/ Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/ Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones Ask Psychology Question of the Week: What practices will we look back on in 50 years and scoff, laugh, or be disgusted at in psychology? https://www.salon.com/2023/02/26/nofap-movement-science/
Welcome to the Psychosocial Distancing podcast!
Here, Dr. Daniel Chadborn and I work our way through open-access psychology texts to provide real world applications, interviews with researchers at the cusp of knowledge, and nerdy, psychology banter.
Season 1 features Principles of Social Psychology (2015)