Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets / Bill Adler, Jr.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, 2007Description: xi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 081447344X; 9780814473443Subject(s): Men -- Psychology | Men -- Effect of technological innovations on | Men -- Recreation -- Psychological aspects | Recreation -- Equipment and supplies -- Psychological aspects | Household electronics -- Psychological aspects | Technology -- Psychological aspectsLOC classification: HQ 1090 | .Ad59 2007Online resources: Connect to Table of contents online
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Introduction -- How to pick (or adapt to) your man based on what kind of toy he wants -- Toys lure in women, just like good worms lure in fish -- Toys prevent boredom and thus prevent insanity (on the part of everyone that bored guys come into contact with) -- Men need to be spontaneous, and toys offer a safe way to maintain their youthful spontaneity -- Gadgets prevent infidelity -- Men hate ambiguity -- Protector toys: how guys expose their nurturing side through technology, even if they don't know it -- Toys help relieve stress in men - they really do -- The whole midlife crisis thing and gadgets -- Girls and their curls: women like stuff, too, and what this means for men -- The dark side: men use gadgets to fend off meaningful conversations and emotional entanglements -- For some men, gadgets are a substitute for watching sports 24/7: there really is no such thing as a non-gadget guy (and you should be so lucky to be married to this kind of man) -- The meaning of BlackBerry -- The Wile E. Coyote phenomenon: why are men undeterred by gadget failure? -- Postscript.