Adam Alter
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Adam Alter

Adam Alter is an Associate Professor of Marketing and Psychology at New York University's Stern School of Business, and the author of Drunk Tank Pink, a New York Times bestseller about the forces that shape how we think, feel, and behave, and Irresistible, a book about the rise of tech addiction and what we should do about it.

Alter was recently included in the Poets and Quants "40 Most Outstanding Business School Professors under 40 in the World," and has written for the New York Times, New Yorker, Wired, Washington Post, and The Atlantic, among other publications. He has shared his ideas at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and with dozens of companies around the world.

Alter received his Bachelor of Science (Honors Class 1, University Medal) in Psychology from the University of New South Wales and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Princeton University, where he held the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Dissertation Fellowship and a Fellowship in the Woodrow Wilson Society of Scholars.

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    • Irresistible

    • The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Adam Alter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 797
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 712

    Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction - an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing

    • By Natalie A. Schaffer on 04-27-17
    • The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Adam Alter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 03-07-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 797 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Drunk Tank Pink

    • And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    An illuminating look at the way the thoughts we have and the decisions we make are influenced by forces that aren't always in our control....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Pop psychology, don't be ensnared!

    • By Moonglotexas on 09-12-13
    • And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 03-21-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 210 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Irresistible

    • Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Adam Alter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    How many times have you checked your phone today? Why are messaging apps, email and social media so hard to resist? How come we always end up watching another episode? Find out....

    • Why We Can't Stop Checking, Scrolling, Clicking and Watching
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Adam Alter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 03-02-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Unwiderstehlich

    • Der Aufstieg suchterzeugender Technologien und das Geschäft mit unserer Abhängigkeit
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Robert Frank
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Etwa die Hälfte der westlichen Bevölkerung ist nach mindestens einer Verhaltensweise süchtig. Wie unter Zwang hängen wir an unseren E-Mails, Instagram-Likes...

    • Der Aufstieg suchterzeugender Technologien und das Geschäft mit unserer Abhängigkeit
    • By: Adam Alter
    • Narrated by: Robert Frank
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 07-19-18
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    Regular price: $17.72

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