Smartphones Are a Health Addiction According to Study

Smartphones Are a Health Addiction According to Study

A study conducted and co-authored by Dr. Zaheer Hussain of the psychology department of the University of Derby suggests that smartphones may act as a vehicle for health addiction. The study found that of 256 smartphone users, self-selected to participate in the study, 13 percent of them exhibited signs of addiction to their smartphones, tablets […]

Smartphones and Syphilis

Smartphones and Syphilis

Smartphones can detect syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) thanks to a team developed by Samuel Sia, an engineering professor at Columbia University, New York. This research has been made possible with a grant from the Gates Foundation. Using a device, called a ‘dongle’, which plugs into the headphone jack of smartphones, it allows […]

Smartphones Study Says No Screen Staring Improves Social Skills in Kids

Smartphones Study Says No Screen Staring Improves Social Skills in Kids

Kids nowadays seem to have less face-to-face social skills than any previous generation of children because of the prevalence usage of smartphones, iPads, and other gadgets. In fact, according to a survey that was conducted by Common Sense Media in 2013, the percentage of the sample population of toddlers who are “tech savvy” under age […]

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