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Unformatted text preview: Avigale de Asis FRS 005 Mediated Youth Wk 6 Hi, My name is ____ and Im addicted to the Media In the article Television Addiction is no mere Metaphor , by Robert Kubey and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, it studies how television captivates people into sustained watching and how behaviors differ in such a way that it can be considered an addition. Because of its main purpose to grab attention through the orienting response, it already starts with a natural response before it actually becomes an addictive habit for people to rely on. Although the article concludes that television addiction doesnt meet the criteria for substance dependence, I would disagree because the emotions and experiences people feel when watching the television are real and when they lack their habit to watch television at a particular time or given moment, they experience negative...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course FRS 5 taught by Professor Edelson during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08