A Smartphone Detox

Are you addicted to your smartphone?

“We really believe that there is a mechanism of addiction, we compare this to gambling. Even if you can’t win any money, there’s always this feeling of excitment when you switch on your device,” said psychologist Christian Montag. [via]

The age of the “nomophobic”, those who are afraid of being without their mobile phone, is upon us. According to this infographic, 66 percent of people said they couldn’t last one day without it.

Is this a problem that only an extended detox could solve?


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