This week’s must-reads: The 4 Steps to Becoming Indistractable

Nir Eyal
2 min readApr 26, 2022

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. I hope you enjoy them!

The 4 Steps to Becoming Indistractable (NirAndFar) Overcoming distraction is the struggle of our time. Here’s how to manage your wandering mind.

How a Morning Brain Dump Helps You Stay on Track All Day [AUDIO] (Podcast) Even when something is weighing on your mind, taking a minute to write it out can help you get the most out of your day.

This one simple regulation will solve every teen’s problem’s online (The Exformation Newsletter) At their core, social media apps offer value, but they come with changes in politics and advertising and education.

Why Do We Want Problems to Be Someone’s Fault? (Raptitude) Why is it so tempting to attribute everything bad to a particular culprit?

Opening up Science — to Skeptics (Behavioral Scientist) Could opening up the basic ideas of open science beyond scholars help combat the epidemic of science skepticism?

The Marriage Lesson That I Learned Too Late (The Atlantic) The things that destroy love and marriage often disguise themselves as unimportant.

Happy reading!

- Nir

Nir Eyal

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