Reimagining the Common Good

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What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Prosperous

How Technology Gets Us Hooked

Alter reveals the mechanics behind some of the world’s most addicting gaming technologies (podcast also available as an

By Adam Alter | Vol. 91

The Good

Why We Can't Look Away From Our Screens

Alter argues that the best term to describe our relationship with our incredibly powerful personal technologies is “behavioral addiction.”

By Adam Alter and Claudia Dreifus | Vol. 88

The Good

'Irresistible' By Design: It's No Accident You Can't Stop Looking At The Screen

Alter talks about his new book with NPR’s Fresh Air.

By Dave Davies and Adam Alter | Vol. 88

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