How Cellphones Have Changed Our Lives Essay

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How Cellphones Have Changed Our Lives for the Worse Introduction I have a question for everyone, how many of you could a full 24 hours without your cellphones, tablets, laptop or any other electronic device? I’m pretty sure very few of us, especially the ladies. We have become so dependent on our electronics that, the cellphone is almost an attachment to our bodies. For some of us, technology has changed our lives for the better, but for some, it has changed how we interact with the world. No longer are we a hands on or personable society, all you got to do is Google "cell phone addiction" several articles will appear. According to Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco. The problem we seem to be…show more content…
The Elon Journal of Undergraduate Research in Communications • Vol. 5, No. 1 • Spring 2014 Students’ Cell Phone Addiction and Their Opinions by Tessa Jones, Ms. Jones states,” It is hard for members of Generation Y, who were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, to imagine a time when instant and constant communication was not a main focus for them socially. A generation ago, people left their homes without any form of electronic device; made plans in person; wrote personal, hand-written letters; and knocked on neighbors’ doors to see if they were home. These things, of course, still happen. But today “more than 90 percent of American adults have a cell phone of some kind, and for people under the age of 44, that number is closer to 97…show more content…
Ever feel like you’re on information overload? From the phone ringing, to emails and texts message, to social media, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, we are constantly getting updates and notified of everyone’s every step and at times don’t you want to say, who cares? Well I do too. We need to have that same attitude a couple days a week, where we completely detach from all forms of electronics and just be. Catch up on reading that book you been putting to the side or spending time with your loved ones, go out to eat or just take a

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