Podcast: What to know about “novelty hunting.”

by | Jan 31, 2023 | Podcast

On this episode, we chat about how we like to go “novelty hunting,” especially in the digital world. Topics covered include:

  • What “novelty hunting” is;
  • The connection between novelty and dopamine;
  • The three dopamine factors;
  • The “novelty bias”;
  • How novelty hunting is more stressful than we give it credit for;
  • Superstimuli;
  • How novelty changes our perception of time;
  • Awareness of our novelty hunting;
  • How novelty hunting used to look a lot different before the internet;
  • What to do about it!

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Written by Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey has written hundreds of articles on the subject of productivity and is the author of three books: How to Calm Your Mind, Hyperfocus, and The Productivity Project. His books have been published in more than 40 languages. Chris writes about productivity on this site and speaks to organizations around the globe on how they can become more productive without hating the process.

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