Tripping On The Magic Carpet – How the internet lures the young into addiction

Tripping On The Magic Carpet How the internet lures the young into addiction

“This is for everyone” proclaims the plaque put up in East Sheen, London SW14, to celebrate the invention of the internet by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. It is Sir Tim’s local parish. Almost thirty years after this world changing moment, the reality is not quite so noble. The words “Free-for-all” might define things better. There has always been …

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Fortnite and the Far-Reaching Consequences of Gaming Addiction

Fortnite gaming addiction

A dystopian world and a world-wide broadcasted death match. One hundred players stranded on an island; only one will survive. This is not the plot of the latest Hunger Games movie – this is Fortnite. Developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, this survival game has swept the world and has made many people, especially kids, …

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Cryptocurrency Addiction – the Behaviour and the Treatment

cryptocurrency addiction - behaviour and treatment

Cryptocurrency Addiction – the Behaviour and the Treatment By Chris Burn You’re sitting alone in a small, gloomy room. In front of you is a small screen where numbers, charts and small news items appear in an endless stream. You’ve been looking at the screen for twelve hours and your eyes are hurting. You’re feeling tired and …

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