Porn Demic #08 – Pornography & Dark Personality Traits

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Before sharing with you the summary of today's research, let me define for you some terminologies that we might use during this episode Machiavellianism behavior characterized by subtle or unscrupulous, cunning, deception expediency, or this honesty, psychopathy a mental disorder in which an individual manifests a moral and antisocial behavior, lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, extreme egocentricity, failure to learn from experience and so on narcissism in alternate fantasy fascination with oneself excessive self love, vanity erotic gratification, derived from admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes sadism, the

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condition in which sexual gratification depends on causing pain or degradation to others. spitefulness full of spite or malice, which is the desire to inflict injury showing spite malicious, malevolent, which is to wish evil or harm to others and venomous you may ask, Does any or all these terms have got anything to do with pornography? The answer is absolutely yes. And this is the subject of today's episode.

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Welcome once again to our channel Wii aware Academy and you're watching porn demick today's research was first published in the year 2018, and it is titled The Dark Side of internet preliminary evidence for the associations of dark personality traits with specific online activities and problematic internet use. And as usual, don't forget to grab the entire study from a downloadable link below this video. The main objective of this research was to investigate the relationship between problematic internet use and the dark traits of one's individual personality. I hear you saying dark personality traits like what do you remember the definitions that we have listed in the

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beginning of this video these are what's known as dark personality traits make you a villain ism psychopathy, narcissism, sadism, and spitefulness. A total of 772 University students in Turkey have completed a self report survey which includes the dark triad dirty zone scale, short, sadistic impulse scale, spitefulness scale and phase book addiction scale. In this particular research, the main focus wasn't only pornography, but they have also included other popular internet platforms, the researchers have referred to problematic internet use as the preoccupation with and loss of control over internet use. That leads to impairments in an individual's social life, health,

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fulfilment of their real life duties like occupation, and or education, and sleep and eating patterns. The researchers have clearly indicated that they will be using the term problematic internet use to describe a range of similar online addictive compulsive and or excessive behavior. And by the way, this was the first study to investigate the direct and indirect relationship and associations between dark personality traits, the ones that we have listed earlier, and problematic internet use through specific online activities. What are these activities, social media, online gaming, online gambling, online shopping, and online sex, which is pornography and as we said

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earlier, 772 University students in Turkey have participated in that research and here is the finding as per previous studies and statistics maze were mostly associated with the following problems higher online gaming, and as we know the World Health Organization have listed online gaming to be a mental disorder online sex, and that's pornography By the way, and perhaps other inappropriate online sexual activities, online gambling and they were negatively associated with social media and online shopping. What else narcissism that dark trait was associated with social media the moment our lives became an open book for everyone to view online. This satisfaction,

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jealousy and envy became common traits.

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especially among youngsters, Machiavellianism was related to higher online gaming online sex that's pornography again and online gambling sadism was related to line sex pornography By the way, and spitefulness was associated with online sex, again pornography online gambling and online shopping. They have also mentioned that Machiavellianism and spitefulness were directly and indirectly associated with problematic internet use via gambling, online gaming, and online shopping and narcissism, on the other hand, was associated with problematic internet use through social media. Even though the research may have focused its attention on the fact that those with dark personality

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traits like the one we have listed, may develop problematic internet use. They have also suggested that problematic internet use may lead to dark personality traits. So be vigilant everyone when you're out there online as much as it is a beautiful place to utilize and benefit from it has a very dark side to it. We'll see you next week as usual Thursday 8pm Perth time Don't forget before leaving comment below this video, subscribe to our channel and stay aware and be safe.