Adam Alter's Irresistible looks at our obsession with the internet; the science of why we can’t stop checking, scrolling, clicking and watching. But how addicted are you?
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'Fascinating' Malcolm Gladwell
'Your sanity will thank you for reading it' Oliver Burkeman
Our world is filled with addictive experiences, from social media and messaging to rolling news and video streaming.
They affect our ability to relax, develop relationships and achieve meaningful goals.
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
'Essential reading... Regain control of your time, finances and relationships'
Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit
'With great clarity...Irresistible digs down into exactly how technology has us hooked'