A few weeks back, 60 Minutes had a piece on how Silicon Valley is designing apps to hook you and I.

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Developers refer to this as "brain hacking."  Unfortunately no solutions were offered. On Monday after the 8:30 news I'll talk with someone who may have the answer.   Dr. Judson Brewer, author of The Craving Mind: From Cigarette to Smart-Phones to Love---Why We Get Hooked & How We Can Break Bad Habits.

Why can't we break away from our cellphones? What is it about Facebook that makes us spend hours each day scrolling down just one more item, or two.

 

Hear what Dr. Brewer has to say Monday after the 8:30 news on Rochester's Good Morning on KROC AM.