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  1. 1. Photo by micurs - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/90454544@N00 Created with Haiku Deck WE ARE ADDICTED TO OUR SMARTPHONES HOW OUR PHONES ARE TAKING OVER OUR LIVES
  2. 2. Photo by @ifatma. - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/10565597@N00 Created with Haiku Deck In this interconnected world, it seems that we are becoming increasingly attached to our devices.
  3. 3. Photo by rogersmj - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/75138551@N00 Created with Haiku Deck When we are alone or bored we use our smartphones as a way to distract ourselves. Turkle, S. (213, December 16). The Documented Life. The New York Times.
  4. 4. Photo by Jason Pier in DC - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/73184641@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Reaching for a device becomes so natural that we start to forget that there is a reason, a good reason, to sit still with our thoughts. -Sherry Turkle Turkle, S. (213, December 16). The Documented Life. The New York Times.
  5. 5. Photo by markguim - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/26558498@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Daily mobile device users spend 3 hours and 45 minutes on their smartphone each day. Brustein, J. (2014, November 19). We Now Spend More Time Staring at Phones Than TVs. Bloomberg Business.
  6. 6. Photo by kohlmann.sascha - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/96323831@N06 Created with Haiku Deck 58% of mobile device users do not go 1 hour without checking their phone. Kooser, A. (2012, June 21). Something new to fear: Cell phone separation anxiety. Cnet.
  7. 7. Photo by afagen - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/51035749109@N01 Created with Haiku Deck Most of the time spent on smartphones is due to developed phone-checking habits. Oulasvirta , A., Rattenbury , T., Ma, L., & Raita, E. (2011). Habits make smartphone use more pervasive. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 16(1), 105-114.
  8. 8. Photo by haribote - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/58776404@N00 Created with Haiku Deck In a study done in 2014, smartphone users confessed to finding themselves using their phone without realising they are doing so. Wollaston, V. (2014, October 8). How often do YOU look at your phone? The average user now picks up their device more than 1,500 times a week. MailOnline.
  9. 9. Photo by Johan Larsson - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/38305415@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Why are we so addicted to our phones?
  10. 10. Photo by jessgrrrr - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/26435424@N05 Created with Haiku Deck With increased use of mobile devices, we lack personal attention from peers and loved ones. Eichler, L. (2013, October 9). Sorry to be rude, but my smartphone needs my attention. The Globe and Mail.
  11. 11. Photo by mohammadali - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/93154619@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Using our phones releases serotonin and dopamine, a feel-good chemical. Anderson, C. H. (2015, May 11). Cell Phone Addiction Is So Real People Are Going to Rehab for It. Shape.
  12. 12. Photo by r.nial.bradshaw - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/33227787@N05 Created with Haiku Deck It gives us the illusion that we are entertained
  13. 13. Photo by moriza - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/44373968@N00 Created with Haiku Deck happy
  14. 14. Photo by seanmcgrath - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/52798669@N00 Created with Haiku Deck ...and more loved.
  15. 15. Photo by Ed Yourdon - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/72098626@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Using a smartphone can also interfere with our real-world relationships.
  16. 16. Photo by clasesdeperiodismo - Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/24614969@N04 Created with Haiku Deck "We are together, but each of us is in our own bubble, furiously connected to keyboards and tiny touch screens -Sherry Turkle Turkle, S. (2012, April 22). The Flight From Conversation. The New York Times.
  17. 17. Photo by -Reji - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/27365066@N02 Created with Haiku Deck Constant phone-checking can lead to stress and cause loved ones to feel annoyed. Cohen, E. (2011, July 28). Do you obsessively check your smartphone? CNN.
  18. 18. Photo by Ed Yourdon - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/72098626@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Some smartphone users talk more to their significant other online than face-to-face and feel separation anxiety when away from their phones. Davenport, B. (n.d.). How Smartphones Could Be Ruining Your Relationship. Live Bold and Bloom.
  19. 19. Photo by Ed Yourdon - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/72098626@N00 Created with Haiku Deck Smartphones can be the culprit of communication breakdown among couples. -Barrie Davenport Davenport, B. (n.d.). How Smartphones Could Be Ruining Your Relationship. Live Bold and Bloom.
  20. 20. Photo by segura38 - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/87443409@N03 Created with Haiku Deck We no longer have the ability to recognize what is important.
  21. 21. Photo by Pixel Addict - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/83183993@N00 Created with Haiku Deck When driving, 24% admit to checking their phones. Fitzgerald, B. (2012, June 21). Americans Addicted To Checking Smartphones, Would 'Panic' If They Lost Device (STUDY). The Huffington Post.
  22. 22. Photo by HypnoticPoison93 - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License https://www.flickr.com/photos/89971309@N03 Created with Haiku Deck People are so obsessed with their digital self image that they forget what is real. Erikson, C. (2013, February 15). The Social Psychology of the Selfie. By Christine Erikson. Mashable.
  23. 23. Photo by VinothChandar - Creative Commons Attribution License https://www.flickr.com/photos/44345361@N06 Created with Haiku Deck Next time you reach in your pocket for your phone, remember that there is a world to discover and people to talk to around you.
  24. 24. BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Erikson, C. (2013, February 15). The Social Psychology of the Selfie. Mashable. Retrieved from http://mashable.com/2013/02/15/social-media-and-the-selfie/ 2. Turkle, S. (213, December 16). The Documented Life. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/16/opinion/the-documented- life.html 3. Turkle, S. (2012, April 22). The Flight From Conversation. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from- conversation.html 4. Eichler, L. (2013, October 9). Sorry to be rude, but my smartphone needs my attention. The Globe and Mail. Retrieved from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/life-at- work/sorry-to-be-rude-but-my-phone-needs-me/article14706158/ 5. Murphy, K. (2010, April 6). People Who Photograph Food. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/dining/07camera.html 6. Anderson, C. H. (2015, May 11). Cell Phone Addiction Is So Real People Are Going to Rehab for It. Shape. Retrieved from http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/mind-and- body/cell-phone-addiction-so-real-people-are-going-rehab-it 7. Oulasvirta , A., Rattenbury , T., Ma, L., & Raita, E. (2011). Habits make smartphone use more pervasive. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 16(1), 105-114. 8. Brustein, J. (2014, November 19). We Now Spend More Time Staring at Phones Than TVs. Bloomberg Business. Retrieved from http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/articles/2014-11-19/we-now-spend-more-time-
  25. 25. BIBLIOGRAPHY (cont.) 9. Wollaston, V. (2014, October 8). How often do YOU look at your phone? The average user now picks up their device more than 1,500 times a week.. MailOnline. Retrieved from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2783677/How-YOU- look-phone-The-average-user-picks-device-1-500-times-day.html 10. Cohen, E. (2011, July 28). Do you obsessively check your smartphone? CNN. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/07/28/ep.smartphone.obsessed.cohen/ 11. Fitzgerald, B. (2012, June 21). Americans Addicted To Checking Smartphones, Would 'Panic' If They Lost Device (STUDY). The Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/21/americans-are-addicted-to- smartphones_n_1615293.html 12. Kooser, A. (2012, June 21). Something new to fear: Cell phone separation anxiety. Cnet. Retrieved from http://www.cnet.com/news/something-new-to-fear-cell-phone- separation-anxiety/ 13. Davis, K. (2013). The impact of interpersonal relationships and digital media use on adolescents sense of identity. Computers in Human Behavior. 29(6), 2281-22293 14. Davenport, B. (n.d.). How Smartphones Could Be Ruining Your Relationship. Live Bold and Bloom. Retrieved from http://liveboldandbloom.com/10/relationships/how- smartphones-could-be-ruining-your-relationship