The studies related to porn’s impact on brain often says that yes, there are negative impact of watching porn. Although a lot of reports and studies mention the disadvantages of watching pornography

Release of dopamine facilitates rewarding experience and is also related with the experience of pleasure. The pleasure experienced in sexual activities and masturbation is due to release of dopamine

The motive behind porn addiction to experience pleasure, needs to be positively replaced with a more adaptive motive to experience similar pleasure

The idea is to stay engaged in productive activities, because the tendency of human brain is such that lack of productivity will lead to an easy slip into maladaptive lifestyles. As it says “an empty mind is a devil’s workshop.”