Previously, experts had said that the basic cause of the alarm user, the fear to miss a very important call.
Some smartphone owners do not part with their pocket computers for a minute, so many experts equate dependence on mobile devices to serious diseases.
To study this problem regularly conducts various tests and social experiments to identify risks from excessive use of smartphones. Researchers from City University of Hong Kong decided to study in detail the “nomophobia” — the anxiety that one experiences when away from your gadget.
Previously, experts had said that the basic cause of the alarm user, the fear to miss a very important call. Now, however, researchers argue that it is not a major factor according to the people who photographed and filmed everything that is happening around, share news on social networks, manage their online profiles and do much more with smartphones. According to the researchers, these devices have become a sort of diary of life.
Studies have shown that when we publish an event from his life in social networks, it becomes an actual part of a shared experience and may even change the way of remembering history. For many users became a habit to immediately publish the news from your smartphone when they something interesting happening. Thus, the device is felt as an extension of the self, helping to keep all the memories and enabling you to instantly share memories with other people.
Dr. June Kim is concerned that users ‘ dependence on their smartphones will only increase. He hopes that people can more consciously use their gadgets.
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