Compulsive YouTube Use
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Jane is an adjunct professor at Murdoch University and executive partner at OneResearch. Her research interests include: Research development (including research methodology, and cross-cultural scholarly communication and collaboration); adult learning (collaborative learning, e-learning); knowledge and information management; applications of the theory of planned behavior.


Compulsive YouTube Use

"YouTube addiction" fills a surprising number of pages on the Web. But, a less serious and more common problem associated with YouTube use is compulsion. Compulsive YouTube use occurs when a person is unable to exercise self-control overuse. You can get a sense of compulsive use by thinking about those moments when you can’t resist the temptation to watch recommended videos after the one or two you had initially planned. If you can’t stop watching recommended videos, your YouTube use...

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