Irresistible: Why you are addicted to technology and how to set yourself free (Paperback)Adam Alter (author)
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Psychologist Adam Alter explains why we can't stop scrolling, clicking and watching. And offers practical advice for using technology differently - and leading a happier life.
'Brilliant. Irresistible offers...much-needed solutions' Susan Cain, author of Quiet
'With great clarity...Irresistible digs down into exactly how technology has us hooked' - The Times
'Fascinating' - Malcolm Gladwell
'Your sanity will thank you for reading it' - Oliver Burkeman
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 293 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
"Brilliant. Irresistible offers a crucial understanding of how we are psychologically tethered to our devices, along with much-needed solutions" -- SUSAN CAIN author of QUIET
"Essential reading if you've ever wondered why some experiences are so addictive, and how to regain control of your time, finances, and relationships" -- CHARLES DUHIGG, author of THE POWER OF HABIT
"An important, groundbreaking book about why we're addicted to technology, how we got here, and what we should do next" -- ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, author of THRIVE
"There could be no better guide than Adam Alter to a technological landscape that's increasingly designed to turn us into addicts. Your sanity will thank you for reading it" -- OLIVER BURKEMAN, author of THE ANTIDOTE
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