Feel Like You're Addicted To Your Phone? You're Not Alone
As we head into the weekend, many of us will get a weekly notification on our phones showing how many hours a day we spend on our devices.
Have you ever gotten one of these reports and were shocked at how much time you spend on your phone?
If so, it's not just you — the average American adult spends more than four hours a day on their phone. But at what point does it become an addiction?
NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money wanted to know, so they asked Lena Song, a behavioral economist. She set out to find the answer in a study with 2,000 volunteers. Here are her takeaways:
Listen to the full episode on the study and digital addiction here.
Tori Dominguez is an intern at Morning Edition.
This story originally appeared on the Morning Edition live blog.
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