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Adam Alter

Professor Adam Alter talked about his book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked. Mr. Alter… read more

Professor Adam Alter talked about his book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked. Mr. Alter explained that cell phones, on-line games, and apps were proving to be addictive, to be irresistible, and sometimes are planned to be addictive from the start. He covered a wide range of tech addictions, how they happen, and whether we can free ourselves from them. He spoke via video link from New York City. close

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Communicators with Adam Alter

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Program ID:
431122-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 12, 2017 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Nov 20, 2017 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 18, 2017 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 20, 2017 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2017 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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