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Professor Adam Alter's comments on technology addiction are featured; His book, "Irresistible," is referenced

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Excerpt from The Daily Register -- "Is technology liberating? Does science-driven 'progress' make us happier? Not so, says social psychologist Adam Alter in his book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked. 'In the past, we thought of addiction as mostly related to chemical substances: heroin, cocaine, nicotine,' says Dr. Alter, an associate professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University."

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