Interview with Adam Alter: "Addiction, Technology, and Autonomy"

Dr. Adam Alter is an Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University’s Stern School of Business, with an affiliated appointment in the NYU Psychology Department.

His research and writing focus on behavioral addiction, specifically as it relates to technology, as well as cognitive disfluency and its implications for decision making.

“Everything around you is shaping you in some way…You may have autonomy, but it’s going to be confined to a really small sliver of the day.”

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