IDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us

IDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us

By: Larry D. Rosen (author)Paperback

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Based on decades of research on the social impact of technology, Dr. Larry Rosen offers clear, down-to-earth explanations for why many of us are suffering from an "iDisorder." Rosen offers solid, proven strategies to help us overcome the iDisorder we all feel in our lives while still making use of all that technology offers. Our world is not going to change, and technology will continue to penetrate society even deeper leaving us little chance to react to the seemingly daily additions to our lives. Rosen teaches us how to stay human in an increasingly technological world.

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About Author

Larry D. Rosen, PhD is past chair and professor of Psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist and computer educator, and is recognized as an international expert in the "Psychology of Technology." Dr. Rosen has been a commentator on Good Morning America, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, and Lifetime Television, and has been quoted in hundreds of magazines and newspapers, including Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, and USA Today. He lives in San Diego, California.

Contents

1.We Didn't Start the Fire * 2.Mini Generations 3. Internet of the Future * 4.Our Social Selves * 5.Who Am I Anyway? Am I My Online Persona or My Real Self? * 6.Is Anything Private Anymore? * 7. Information Overload * 8.The Myth of ADHD/OCD * 9.Taking an Emotional Toll * 10.How Does the Brain Work and What Are We Doing to Drive it to its Limits * 11.Distracting Ourselves to Death * 12. It's Not About Managing Your Time. It is About Managing Your Technology

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137278319
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781137278319
  • weight: 280
  • ISBN10: 1137278315

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