Man Disconnected: How the Digital Age is Changing Young Men Forever

Author(s): Philip Zimbardo

Personal Development

"Zimbardo has put his finger on a great challenge of the modern era." (The Sunday Times). Masculinity is in meltdown. Young men are failing as never before - academically, socially and sexually. But why? And what needs to be done? Internationally-acclaimed psychologist Philip Zimbardo and research partner Nikita Coulombe show how symptoms include excessive gaming and porn use, apathy and drug abuse. They argue that digital technologies create alternative worlds that many boys find less demanding and more rewarding than real life, yet which are ultimately harmful. There is hope. Man Disconnected reveals where the solutions are to be found, and what action we can take. Controversial, provocative and insightful, this book is an alarm call ignored at our peril.


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Internationally acclaimed psychologist Philip Zimbardo reveals how modern manhood has hit crisis point and argues that urgent steps need to be taken now for the good of society.

"Detailed and absorbing...masterly and honest." -- Mary Warnock Times Higher Education Supplement, The Lucifer Effect "Formidable." Observer, The Lucifer Effect "Will change forever the way you think about why we behave the way we do." Malcolm Gladwell, The Lucifer Effect

Philip Zimbardo (Author) Philip Zimbardo is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University and has also taught at Yale, NYU and Columbia. He was elected President of the American Psychological Association in 2002. Widely respected as an innovative researcher and writer, he presented the award-winning video series Discovering Psychology. www.zimbardo.comNikita D. Coulombe (Author) Nikita D. Coulombe is a writer and artist. She co-wrote the TED eBook Demise of Guys with Philip Zimbardo.

General Fields

  • : 9781846044854
  • : Ebury Publishing
  • : Rider Co
  • : May 2016
  • : 198mm X 126mm X 22mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2016
  • : books

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  • : 352
  • : Paperback
  • : Philip Zimbardo