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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

by Adam Alter,
Psychology Today, March 16, 2017

Isaac Vaisberg began playing World of Warcraft while he was a student at Worcester Academy, a prestigious boarding school near Boston. The game became an obsession, his “sole means of socializing and his sole release.” It would take two stints at ReSTART, the world’s first Internet addiction center, for him to regain his health. He now runs a CrossFit gym in the Seattle area.


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