Persuasion Articles of the Week

Image "day 067" by Holly Lay, Flickr, CC-By-2.0
Image “day 067” by Holly Lay, Flickr, CC-By-2.0

I’m not ‘addicted’ to my smartphone. I depend on it to survive

Phones reward our brains with dopamine hits, drawing us in to be more dependent on them for communication and more.

Treating Addiction with an App

As long as we’re hitting our phones, they may as well use that dopamine for good, like quitting other addictions.

Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future

Elon Musk wants to interface our brains with computers. This is a fascinating, if not completely accurate, read of our brain’s evolution.