This is how technology turns us into addicts
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Emily Arden-Close is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Bournemouth University. She completed her PhD in Health Psychology Research and Professional Practice at the University of Southampton, followed by research posts at the Universities of Sheffield and Southampton, and a mixed academic post at the University of Southampton. She is a registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.