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Irresistible : the rise of addictive technology and the business of keeping us hooked / Adam Alter.

by Alter, Adam L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : Penguin Press, c2017Description: 354 p. : ill., diagrams, ports. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781594206641 .Subject(s): Digital media -- Social aspects | Digital media -- Psychological aspects | Psychology, AppliedDDC classification: 302.231 A466
Contents:
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.
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Main / Collection principale 302.231 A466 (Browse shelf) Available

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.

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