Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens

“Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked,” is a new book from social psychologist Adam Alter.

It doesn't take a genius to notice that human beings are addicted to digital products. As Adams says in this interview with the New York Times:

"In the past, we thought of addiction as mostly related to chemical substances: heroin, cocaine, nicotine. Today, we have this phenomenon of behavioral addictions".

A worthwhile read for anyone who is starting to question their relationship with technology.

 

Edward Rhys