We Keep Checking Our Phones While Socializing: Key Points - Deepstash
We Keep Checking Our Phones While Socializing: Key Points

We Keep Checking Our Phones While Socializing: Key Points

  • Most people perceive phone-snubbing as harmful but continue to do it.
  • We tend to think our own phone use during an interaction affects others less than their phone use affects us.
  • People attribute more positive motives to their own phone use than to others' use.


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