Ep 9 – New Media and Addiction

Aaron and Shawn explore our growing dependency on social media in light of the rise of the smartphone, the neurochemistry of compulsive behaviors, and their own detrimental habits.

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Theme Song Performed by:
Shawn Vulliez

Synchronicity Book Club:
In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts – Gabor Maté

Citations:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coolidge_effect
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxconn_suicides
Kelly McGonigal: The Willpower Instinct

Corrections:
Shawn said “Nigeria” when he meant “Liberia.” Whoops!

 

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