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Professor Adam Alter is interviewed about behavioral addiction and technology, from his book, "Irresistible"

Excerpt from The Australian -- "[Alter] believes it’s possible that half of us now suffer from some form of behavioural addiction. And while this is bad news for adults who wish to escape their smartphone screens, it’s even worse news for children. Their impulse ­control is still a work in progress. They don’t think about the costs and benefits of their behaviour. If left to their own devices – literally, figuratively – kids do not stand a chance against such sophisticated technologies."

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