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Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read - The Atlantic
"Horvath and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that those who binge-watched TV shows forgot the content of them much more quickly than people who watched one episode a week."
memory  television  books  via:lmg 
7 weeks ago by kevan
Chaos theory | The Guardian | Guardian Unlimited
The mass adoption of decimalisation, seatbelts, smoking bans and digital television. "Once a change in our environment forces a change in our behaviour, we manage to convince ourselves, internally, that the change is morally right."
society  psychology  television  cigarettes  money  law  via:lmg 
august 2007 by kevan
smashingtelly - the best full length free tv programs on the web, updated every day
"Smashing Telly is a hand edited collection of the best free, instantly available TV on the web. Not 30 second clips of a dog on a skateboard, or the millionth person to mime the Numa song, but full length programs."
television  web  videos  via:lmg 
january 2007 by kevan
Comment is free: Are the Millionaire three innocent?
Jon Ronson reassesses Charles Ingram. "People are known to cough on unconscious triggers. People with coughs and throat irritations may experience the need to cough as the correct answer to a question - one which they knew - were read out."
television  games  cheating  law  ronson  via:lmg 
august 2006 by kevan
Armando Iannucci - That's enough entertainment, thanks
"Less choice makes us perform better and, consequently, feel happier. The cultural equivalent is, for example, the strange feeling of depression that is said to overcome users of an iPod."
television  music  books  depression  via:lmg 
may 2005 by kevan
Armando Iannucci - That's enough entertainment, thanks
"Less choice makes us perform better and, consequently, feel happier. The cultural equivalent is, for example, the strange feeling of depression that is said to overcome users of an iPod."
television  music  books  depression  via:lmg 
may 2005 by kevan

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