Posted on September 26 2018
What happens at the end of a show like Breaking Bad? Something BIG happens, that’s what. Something that makes us go, “Holy smokes, I wonder what happens next??!”
And we are hooked. We can’t wait to see the next episode. If we’re watching TV, we wait an entire week to see what happens. If we’re binge watching on Netflix, we immediately start watching the next episode, even if it’s 1:00 in the morning and we need to go to work in a few hours.
How do they hook us like that?
With something called an open loop. We humans like our stories to be neat and tidy. There’s a ... read more