Phone addiction hurts our brains
Do you want to guess how many times you pull out your smartphone each day? The number is startling. The average person checks their phone 80 times per day, often to check those little red notifications on social media. Our addiction to the rectangle in our pockets is having serious effects on our brain, from reducing our attention span to spiking our blood pressure and even diminishing our intelligence, reported The New York Times. • Are you addicted to your phone?