Smartphone addiction consequences among parents may include behavioral problems in kids

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A recent U.S. study showed that parents continually using mobile devices are more likely to have misbehaving children. A small American study indicates that there may be smartphone addiction consequences occurring among the children of the addicted. Parents who regularly look to their mobile devices to check texts, emails, other alerts and videos have an increased chance of having kids who develop behavioral problems, said the research. Similarly, parents who aren’t as attached to their screens are less likely to have kids who misbehave. The study was limited, but involved…

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Smartphone addiction prompts “text walking lanes” in Belgium

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People are paying so much attention to texting and so little attention to real life that one city has taken action. Antwerp, Belgium, has become the latest city to join into the trend of protecting its residents who have a smartphone addiction by creating text walking lanes that are meant to keep people from wandering into dangerous situations when they fail to glance up at the real world while they are texting. This may sound as though it is a silly thing to do, but texting while walking has become…

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