Smartphone alerts increase inattention, hyperactivity

Posted by on May 9, 2016 11:18 pm
Categories: health

With the Internet in our pockets, are we more inclined to be inattentive to other tasks? A new study indicates that the answer is yes. The researchers designed a two-week experimental study and showed that when students kept their phones on ring or vibrate, they reported more symptoms of inattention and hyperactivity than when they kept their phones on silent.

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