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The Addictive Society (via Psychology Today)
"The numbers of things that we are potentially at risk of becoming addicted to is a staggering list, which makes one wonder if there is anything out there that is not seen as potentially addictive."
What Facebook Addiction Looks Like in the Brain (via Live Science)
"For many Facebook users, the urge to like a kitten video or snoop on a high-school flame is almost irresistible."
What Is Addiction? (via Psychology Today)
"Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance (e.g., alcohol,cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (e.g., gambling, sex, shopping) that can be pleasurable but the continued use/act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health."