Spending mindless hours on your smartphone? It may be time for a 'digital detox'

There was a nationwide push to stop looking at screens for 24 hours. That happened on March 9 through 10 from sundown to sundown. Even though the event is over, the National Day of Unplugging website stresses that "we increasingly miss out on the important moments of our lives as we pass the hours with our noses buried in our devices."

In this article on azfamily.com March 9, 2018:

We were at a concert, a great concert by the way, but she was watching the concert through her phone, she was on Snapchat the entire time. I couldn't help but wonder if she was missing out on something by doing that. 

— Clinical Assistant Professor of Information Systems Matthew Sopha.




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