Always On, But Not Really There – Why Cell Phones Incarcerate and How to Break Free | Psychology Today

“When asked to associate three words with the term mobile phone, the 18-24 age group Naomi surveyed said things like “annoying,” “addicted,” and “bondage”. When asked what they liked most and what they liked least about mobile phones, the number one answer was the same: contact. What they liked most was being able to call out if they wished (active). What they liked least was being the recipient of an unexpected call (reactive).”

via Always On, But Not Really There – Why Cell Phones Incarcerate and How to Break Free | Psychology Today.