à Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked Ï Download by ↠´ Adam Alter

à Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked Ï Download by ↠´ Adam Alter This book was an interesting if shallow look into behavioral addiction as applied to technology, but I didn t feel like it dove into the technical side enough I wanted to see details about the sites, apps, and devices we use and the specific tricks they use to hook us Instead, this book was about the general topic of behavioral addiction, as applied to technology, and I didn t think it was particularly insightful in that That s fine, just not exactly what I came for.
This is a well written and entertaining, yet frightening book about how tech designers use our own evolutionary structures to get us addicted to their products In addition to an explanation of the science behind addiction, the author uses interesting anecdotes to illustrate key points As a result of reading this book, I ve decided to be cognizant of the time I spend on apps, social media, and just staring at my phone in general I hope that by being able to recognize the weapons that are being used against me, I can combat them in order to take control of my own attention.
I m a zero email enthusiast I m obsessed with getting my email inbox down to zero emails It turns our millions of us have this same addiction The problem with those like me who suffer with email zero is that with 300 or so emails a day, we spend so much time focused on email that we are never in the productivity zone.
But my obsession with technology is far less disruptive than those with an online gambling addiction or people who are so focused on gaming that they wear diapers so they don t need to leave the game to go to the toilet.
In his new book Irresistible The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked, Adam Alter looks at the age of behavioral addiction Hat tip to Seth Godin for alerting me to thi This book was an interesting if shallow look into behavioral addiction as applied to technology, but I didn t feel like it dove into the technical side enough I wanted to see details about the sites, apps, and devices we use and the specific tricks they use to hook us Instead, this book was about the general topic of behavioral addiction, as applied to technology, and I didn t think it was particularly insightful in that That s fine, just not exactly what I came for.
This is a well written and entertaining, yet frightening book about how tech designers use our own evolutionary structures to get us addicted to their products In addition to an explanation of the science behind addiction, the author uses interesting anecdotes to illustrate key points As a result of reading this book, I ve decided to be cognizant of the time I spend on apps, social media, and just staring at my phone in general I hope that by being able to recognize the weapons that are being used against me, I can combat them in order to take control of my own attention.
I m a zero email enthusiast I m obsessed with getting my email inbox down to zero emails It turns our millions of us have this same addiction The problem with those like me who suffer with email zero is that with 300 or so emails a day, we spend so much time focused on email that we are never in the productivity zone.
But my obsession with technology is far less disruptive than those with an online gambling addiction or people who are so focused on gaming that they wear diapers so they don t need to leave the game to go to the toilet.
In his new book Irresistible The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked, Adam Alter looks at the age of behavioral addiction Hat tip to Seth Godin for alerting me to thi 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 Half Of Us Would Rather Suffer A Broken Bone Than A Broken Phone, And Millennial Kids Spend So Much Time In Front Of Screens That They Struggle To Interact With Real, Live Humans In This Revolutionary Book, Adam Alter, A Professor Of Psychology And Marketing At NYU, Tracks The Rise Of Behavioral Addiction And Explains Why So Many Of Today S Products Are Irresistible Though These Miraculous Products Melt The Miles That Separate People Across The Globe, Their Extraordinary And Sometimes Damaging Magnetism Is No Accident The Companies That Design These Products Tweak Them Over Time Until They Become Almost Impossible To Resist By Reverse Engineering Behavioral Addiction, Alter Explains How We Can Harness Addictive Products For The Good To Improve How We Communicate With Each Other, Spend And Save Our Money, And Set Boundaries Between Work And Play And How We Can Mitigate Their Most Damaging Effects On Our Well Being And The Health And Happiness Of Our Children



En tant qu’auteur connu, certains de ses livres fascinent les lecteurs, comme dans le livre Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked , qui est l’un des lecteurs les plus recherchés Adam Alter auteurs dans le monde.