Researchers discovered that smartphone addiction may lead to chemical imbalances in the brain, resulting in anxiety and depression, among others. For people who do not think therapy is for them, here are some things to try to cure smartphone addiction.
Medicine December 4, 2017
Compared to the control participants, the MRS results of the smartphone and internet-addicted young participants showed chemical imbalance in their brains. Fortunately, their brain chemistries returned back to normal after being subjected to therapy.
Neuroscience December 1, 2017
A product designer based in Vienna has created the perfect product for smartphone addicts. It’s called the Substitute Phone, which looks and feels like a phone but is essentially a bland slab of material with marbles in it.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 27, 2017
If you’re wondering why your child has been acting up lately, it may have something to do with you spending too much time on your smartphone. A new study linked child behavior problems to parents' heavy use of digital technology.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017
Your nighttime smartphone habits can cause temporary blindness. Two women suffered temporary blindness for months due to regularly using their smartphones in the dark with one eye.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 24, 2016
Women spend more time on their smartphones than men and are more likely to get addicted to the devices, a recent survey has found. Women also admit to feeling insecure when they can’t use their smartphones.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 1, 2016
A poll conducted by Common Sense Media revealed that 50 percent of teens feel addicted to their smartphones. The survey also showed that parents are aware of the addiction.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2016
We are all a little too glued to our smartphones these days. This new challenge from WNYC will help you get your life back and be more creative, too.
Internet Culture February 3, 2015
A new Nielsen Digital Consumer report says 40 percent of U.S. young adults (18-to-24) use social media while indisposed. Yes, you read that correctly, while going to the bathroom.
Society February 17, 2014