Alter, Adam L., 1980-

Irresistible : the rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked / Adam Alter. - New York, N. Y. : Penguin Press, c2017. - 354 p. : ill., diagrams, ports. ; 22 cm.

v. 46 no. 1 (Spring 2017) Selected Accessions List -- Social Conditions/Policy

Includes bibliographical references (p,323-344) and index.

Part 1. What is behavioral addiction and where did it come from? -- The rise of behavioral addiction -- The addict in all of us -- The biology of behavioral addiction -- Part 2. The ingredients of behavioral addiction (or, How to engineer an addictive experience) -- Goals -- Feedback -- Progress -- Escalation -- Cliffhangers -- Social interaction -- Part 3. The future of behavioral addiction (and some solutions) -- Nipping addictions at birth -- Habits and architecture -- Gamification.

9781594206641

Amazon.ca, 29/06/17, 23.98


Digital media--Social aspects.
Digital media--Psychological aspects.
Psychology, Applied.

302.231 A466

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