The Internet wants to keep you ‘doom-scrolling.’ Here’s how to break free | Curio

The Internet wants to keep you ‘doom-scrolling.’ Here’s how to break free

9 mins | Aug 7, 2020

Our brains have been trained to deal first with those things that have the highest degree of survival salience. But, if you're feeling guilty about 'binging' negative news, or drained by how much our dependency to the internet amplifies them, here is some encouraging news: there are ways out of these seemingly endless loops — it's all about training your consumption. Sunny Fitzgerald, from The Washington Post, shows us how.

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From The Washington Post