Time on our phones -
90% OF AMERICAN ADULTS HAVE A CELL PHONE
80% OF US HAVE OUR PHONES WITH US FOR 22 HOURS A DAY
ALMOST 50% OF TEENS ADMIT TO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING
71% OF ADULTS SLEEP WITH OUR SMARTPHONES CLOSE BY
90% OF 18-29 YEAR OLDS SLEEP WITH THEIR SMARTPHONES CLOSE BY
MOST PEOPLE CHECK OUR PHONES EVERY 10 MINUTES (150 TIMES A DAY)
What it's doing to our Mental Health, our Relationships & our Productivity-
NEW MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES COUNSELORS, EDUCATORS AND PSYCHIATRISTS ARE TREATING: CONTINUOUS PARTIAL ATTENTION, ACQUIRED ADD, INTERNET GAMING ADDICTION...
EVIDENCE PROVES DETERIORATING RELATIONAL COMMUNICATION IS LINKED OT EXCESSIVE INTERNET & SMARTPHONE USE
1 IN 8 DIVORCES CONTAIN THE WORD CELL PHONE AS PART OF IT'S COMPLAINT IN THE DIVORCE PAPERS
1 IN 5 DIVORCES IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF SOICAL NETWORKING
EXCESSIVE SMARTPHONE USE IN STUDENTS CAUSES LOWER GPA, HIGHER ANXIETY AND LOWER SATISFACTION WITH LIFE
STUDIES ARE LINKING TECHNOLOGY TO ADHD AND OTHER CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT ATTENTION AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES
41% OF GAMERS ADMIT THEY PLAY TO ESCAPE THEIR DAILY LIVES
7 OUT OF 10 PEOPLE REPORT SOME LEVEL OF ANXIETY WHEN DISCONNECTED FROM THEIR DEVICES
MANY 13 YEAR OLDS CHECK THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS 100 TIMES A DAY DUE TO THESE PRESSURES...
- 61% said they wanted to see if their online posts are getting likes and comments.
- 36% said they wanted to see if their friends are doing things without them.
- 21% said they wanted to make sure no one was saying mean things about them.