Addictions

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i-Minds, 2nd edition

How and Why Constant Connectivity is Rewiring Our Brains and What to Do About it

The way we use i-technology is affecting our health and happiness. While programs, devices, information, and constant connectivity can offer us ease, liberation, and efficiency, they can also … 528 View
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Introduction

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

My objective? To have us all pondering and examining. To “rise in arms” not against the i-tech industry but to our own blind acceptance or complacency, to our apparent apathy, and the … 1 $0.10 Add
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The Shift

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Every era has an innovation that changes the face of society: the way we think, the way we act and interact as individuals, as a community, and as a culture. As the innovation is introduced, it … 11 $1.10 Add
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Technological Integration Versus Technological Interference

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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At the onset of the i-tech phenomenon, most of us first noted surface changes. For example, what we perceived as an emergent shallowness of information, a subtle lack of depth and length of … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Pull

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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The process of the medium, of i-tech itself, is what is attractive; it draws us in. And this draw, or pull effect, is what has the potential to alter behavior. For example, the central concept in … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Power of sound

History and Biology

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Dings, and bings, various ringtones, and device alert our brains. They make us react. Not merely attentionally but neurophysiologically as well. The two are strongly biologically attached. The … 19 $1.90 Add
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Rat Park

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter highlights the research done by experimental psychologists since the 1960s in the addiction studies. Taking Skinner’s Box and juxta positioning it against the Rat Park … 23 $0.46 Add
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The Biological Science

What's Really Going on in Our Brains?

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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I am going to get down to the hard science: what really goes on in our brains when we overengage in i-tech. To this end, I will introduce modalities that permit us to examine the i-phenomenon at … 21 $2.10 Add
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Boxed In

Anxiety in the Masses

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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Anxiety and its little buddy stress are on the rise in adults and, most troubling, increasingly also in children, adolescents, and youth. We are all now consistently revving at much, much higher … 17 $1.70 Add
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Growing Up Radical

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter introduces Ann Livingston. A single mother on welfare, Livingston moved to the Downtown Eastside with her three boys in 1993, and was moved to act by the sight of people shooting up … 20 $0.40 Add
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Back Alley

From: Fighting For Space

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By 1996, the fight for government-funded harm-reduction services was just beginning. Residents of the Downtown Eastside had to fight for a simple recognition of their existence. With overdose … 32 $0.96 Add
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From Digital Natives to i-Kids

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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In this chapter, I am going to speak of a critical dynamic that i-media has with play, learning, and creativity. This is a dynamic that concerns mostly digital natives, and the now very young: … 12 $1.20 Add
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Miami, Florida

From: Fighting For Space

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In 2015, Manatee County saw heroin kill more people than any other jurisdiction in Florida, a state that’s been hit particularly hard by the drug’s arrival to Middle American. Heroin … 19 $0.19 Add
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The Story of Alpha

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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In this chapter, I will discuss my discovery of the signature for modern excess: a form of brain deregulation purely associated with excessive use of i-media. 16 $1.60 Add
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The Killing Fields

From: Fighting For Space

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By the late 1990s, drug overdoses, HIV/AIDS, and an outbreak of hepatitis C were collectively killing more than one person in the Downtown Eastside every single day. Desperate for attention from … 28 $0.56 Add
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The Narrowing of Minds

From: i-Minds, 2nd edition

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How do you measure creativity if you never find it in the first place? I have noticed over the past five to eight years is that youth are progressively less aware of their creative potential. … 26 $2.60 Add