Are smartphones making young people emotionally stunted? Communicating through emoticons is causing them to become socially awkward, experts warn
- Young kids are glued to electronic devices for nearly 5 hours each day
- In a study, 11 to 12-year-olds who went 5 days without looking at an electronic screen were better at reading human emotions than their friends
- Scientists claim emoticons are a poor substitute for human communication: 'We are social creatures,' they said. 'We need device-free time'
'SMARTPHONE LOSS ANXIETY' IS INCREASING, CLAIM SCIENTISTS
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