Most of the research on phone addiction and deprivation is done on students. It’s not just the “kids these days”, though. At 45, I’m a recovering addict. It’s been four months since I uninstalled social networking apps, three months since I last posted on Facebook, and two months since I turned off all notifications on my smartphone. Before I started the detox programme, I checked my phone about five times an hour. That’s about half as often as the average millennial but about three times as often as most people of my generation in the US. Now, ...
You can kill the smartphone addiction
Mobile devices are easily adjustable, brains are not
Leonid Bershidsky | Bloomberg Last Updated at August 30, 2017 22:36 IST