Dopamine nation : finding balance in the age of indulgence
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[New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2023].
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First Dutton trade paperback printing: January 2023.
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Published
[New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2023].
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Book
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First Dutton trade paperback printing: January 2023.
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290 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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Previously published as a Dutton hardcover in August 2021. First Dutton trade paperback printing: January 2023.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Resettling Your Brain in the Age of Cheap Pleasures"--
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We are living in a time of unprecedented access to high-reward, high-dopamine stimuli: drugs, food, news, gambling, shopping, gaming, texting, sexting. The smartphone is the modern-day hypodermic needle, delivering digital dopamine 24/7 for a wired generation. Lembke explores new scientific discoveries that explain why the relentless pursuit of pleasure leads to pain-- and what to do about it. She illustrates how finding contentment and connectedness means keeping dopamine in check. The secret to finding balance is combining the science of desire with the wisdom of recovery. -- adapted from jacket
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This book is about pleasure. It's also about pain. Most important, it's about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why now more than ever finding balance is essential. We're living in a time of unprecedented access to high-reward, high-dopamine stimuli: drugs, food, news, gambling, shopping, gaming, texting, sexting, Facebooking, Instagramming, YouTubing, tweeting ... The increased numbers, variety, and potency is staggering. The smartphone is the modern-day hypodermic needle, delivering digital dopamine 24/7 for a wired generation. As such we've all become vulnerable to compulsive overconsumption.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lembke, A. (2023). Dopamine nation: finding balance in the age of indulgence (First Dutton trade paperback printing: January 2023.). Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lembke, Anna, 1967-. 2023. Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence. Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Lembke, Anna, 1967-. Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lembke, Anna. Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence First Dutton trade paperback printing: January 2023., Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2023.

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