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Caught in Play: How Entertainment Works on You

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Most of us have become so immersed in a book or game or movie that the activity temporarily assumed a profound significance and the outside world began to fade. Although we are likely to enjoy these experiences in the realm of entertainment, we rarely think about what effect they might be having on us. Precisely because it is so pervasive, entertainment is difficult to und ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published May 28th 2009 by Stanford University Press
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