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The Psychology of Internet, Social Media, and Game Addiction

3 Day Course: Day 1: How is addiction built into social media, the internet, and games? Day 2: What's a problem and what's not when it comes to gaming and the internet? Day 3: How do people moderate and keep their usage under control?
Nicole Pauling AcademyofWonder History FNAF Games
823 total reviews for this teacher
27 reviews for this class
Completed by 293 learners
year old learners
learners per class


Charged upfront
$27 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 3 weeks
50 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will learn about the psychology used by companies to create addiction in their customers and separate them from their money. 
Students will learn about the negative consequences of addictive behaviors. 
Students will identify health alternatives to over consumption of games and media. 
This class is taught by a Master's level counselor with over 15 years in addictions counseling. This class will be taught to give knowledge about addiction and the techniques used to create addiction. This class is not a counseling class. Les Pauling started  his career as a high school guidance counselor before going into his work with addictions. 
Paper, pens, and any worksheets provided.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This class is educational and not a replacement for counseling or therapy. This class is to help students identify the tricks that companies use to create addiction and to recognize those things when they encounter them in everyday life. 

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Nicole Pauling AcademyofWonder History FNAF Games
Lives in the United States
Interesting History Classes, FNAF Clubs, Minecraft, and Art
823 total reviews
526 completed classes

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