Addictive Technology

Posted by: victorb 3/9/2017 11:43 PM

Addictive Technology

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Did you know that 70% of office emails are read within six seconds of their arrival? Author Adam Alter's new book Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked  explores the biological and psychological connections between humans and technology. He's with us today to share some of his biggest findings and what the answer might be to technology addiction.  And later, are you reading this listing on your iPhone or Android? A new study from the Pew Research center shows that nearly 77% of Americans now own a smartphone. We'll talk with the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Wellness about how the center promotes healthy technology use. Join us at 440-2665 or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Today's Guests:

1. Lee Rainie - is the director of Internet, Science and Technology for the Pew Research Center 

2. Dr. Sylvia Hart Frejd - is the founder and executive director of the Center for Digital Wellness at Liberty University and Author of The Digital Invasion  

3. Adam Alter - is an associate professor of marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the author of Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked  

4. Mal Vincent - is a famed storyteller and local film critic


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