5 signs you’re addicted to your smartphone

Many people can’t be more than arm’s distance away from their smartphones. Here are five signs that you may be addicted. Sometimes referred to as Nomophobia (no-mobile-phone-phobia), the fear of not having your smartphone is real. It can trigger anxiety and symptoms that, in some ways, are not unlike the fear of not getting that next fix from a drug. “Smartphones and the social media platforms they support are turning us into bona fide addicts,” according to an article published by Harvard University. “While it’s easy to dismiss this claim as hyperbole, platforms like Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram leverage the very same neural circuitry used by slot machines and cocaine to keep us using their products as much as possible,” the article continued. Click here for five signs that you may be a smartphone addict:

And you know who you are..     🙂

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