Sunday, May 19, 2013

Newsweek Tells You Why You Can't Stop Watching

For your Sunday, a Newsweek article by Andrew Romano that delves into the science behind binge-watching. Why do we do it? In short, because it feels good.
Before DVDs, Internet streaming, and video-on-demand, fans of television had two (rather unsavory) choices: (1) watch whatever program happened to be on, however idiotic it was, or (2) experience immediate endorphin withdrawal. Now we have a third: watch the shows we like for as long as we like. Serialized, streaming TV is tailor-made to keep the endorphins flowing.
Which makes now a perfect time to also share this:

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