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'''Information addiction''' is a condition whereby connected users experience a ''hit of pleasure, stimulation and escape'' and ''technology affects attention span, creativity and focus''<ref name="nyt">Richtel, M: "The Lure of Data: Is It Addictive?", ''The New York Times'', 6 July 2003</ref> which has been referred to as ''pseudo-[[attention deficit disorder]]''<ref name="nyt" />.
 
'''Information addiction''' is a condition whereby connected users experience a ''hit of pleasure, stimulation and escape'' and ''technology affects attention span, creativity and focus''<ref name="nyt">Richtel, M: "The Lure of Data: Is It Addictive?", ''The New York Times'', 6 July 2003</ref> which has been referred to as ''pseudo-[[attention deficit disorder]]''<ref name="nyt" />.
   
 
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Information addiction is a condition whereby connected users experience a hit of pleasure, stimulation and escape and technology affects attention span, creativity and focus[1] which has been referred to as pseudo-attention deficit disorder[1].

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Richtel, M: "The Lure of Data: Is It Addictive?", The New York Times, 6 July 2003
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