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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 701
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626

    Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction - an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones.

    • 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 701 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? In recent years, media and technology have perfected the lucrative art of gaining and holding our attention. This extraordinary feat has changed the behaviour of billions of people, and especially the young: by current medical standards, we are experiencing an unprecedented global pandemic of addiction.

    • 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