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Baylor Smartphone Addiction Expert Featured in The New York Times

Baylor Smartphone Addiction Expert Featured in The New York Times 2017-05-03
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James Roberts, Ph.D.

James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, is a featured expert in this story about society’s “love” for smartphones. “A key to a healthy relationship is being present,” said Roberts, who authored the book “Too Much of a Good Thing: Are You Addicted to Your Smartphone?” The article also cites research conducted by Roberts and Meredith David, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, which found that “phubbing” – phone snubbing – can damage relationships and lead to depression.

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The Phones We Love Too Much

We have an intimate relationship with our phones. We sleep with them, eat with them and carry them in our pockets. We check them, on average, 47 times a day — 82 times if you’re between 18 and 24 years old, according to recent data...

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