reads reports from Baylor
University; It warns of another addiction that could soon be affecting some of
today's college students; cellphone addiction.
The report which was published in Journal
of Behavioral Addictions, the report says that female students are spending
ten hours a day staring at their handsets, two hours more than male students
use their phones. The researcher behind the study notes that the excessive use
of smartphones is leading to a downward spiral in academics.
The number one activity that
college students use their phones for is texting;IM(Chatting), at an average of
94.6 minutes a day. Sending and receiving emails is next at 48.5 minutes,
followed by checking Facebook (38.6 minutes), browsing on the internet (34.4
minutes) and listening to music. (26.9 minutes).60% of students say that they
are addicted to their cellphone.
Leave your comments below,tell us
how much time you spend on your cell phone daily.
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