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Virtually you : the dangerous powers of the e-personality

Author: Elias Aboujaoude
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Whether sharing photos or following financial markets, many of us spend a shocking amount of time online. While the Internet can enhance well-being, the author has spent years treating patients whose lives have been profoundly disturbed by it. Part of the danger lies in how the Internet allows us to act with exaggerated confidence, sexiness, and charisma. This new self, which he dubs our "e-personality, " manifests  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Aboujaoude
ISBN: 9780393070644 9780393340549 0393340546 0393070646
OCLC Number: 768096380
Description: 349 s. ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elias Aboujaoude

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A penetrating examination of the insidious effects of the Internet on our personalities-online and off.  Read more...

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"This is a timely volume on how the Internet has changed all of us in ways that we may not be aware of or that we prefer not to think about. It is an eye-opener and brings back a much-needed Read more...

 
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