Is being connected worth it? An investigation into the costs of receiving media notifications while completing academic tasks.

Taylor, Morgan M.


  • The advent of smartphones has allowed young adults to live life with a fully connected world in their pocket, sending and receiving an average of 128 text messages per day (Burke, 2016). Correlational studies have consistently found that increased mobile phone use is correlated with a lower GPA (Harman et al., 2010; Kirschner et al., 2010; Lepp et al., 2015). Previous research has started to ... read more
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