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The new research suggests that cell phones may serve as a reminder of the wider network to which we could connect, inhibiting our ability to connect with the people right next to us.
Cell phone usage may even reduce our social consciousness.
Texting is the primary method of communication for tweens.
If your child has a cell phone, text messaging is just part of the deal.
Przybylski and Weinstein followed up with a new experiment to see, in which contexts, the presence of a cell phone matters the most.The pairs who conversed with a cell phone in the vicinity reported that their relationship quality was worse.The pairs also reported feeling less trust and thought that their partners showed less empathy if there was a cell phone present.This time, each pair of strangers was assigned a casual topic (their thoughts and feelings about plastic trees) or a meaningful topic (the most important events of the past year) to discuss — again, either with a cell phone or a notebook nearby.After their 10-minute discussion, the strangers answered questions about relationship quality, their feelings of trust, and the empathy they had felt from their discussion partners.
Perhaps it would be going too far to prepare for important conversations by throwing your cell phone into the closet, or leaving it in the car on first dates.