Copy of Cell Phones and your BRAIN

Plain text of infographic HERE 


  1. Do you feel anxious if deprived of your cell phone? If so, why? 

  2. In what ways is the cell phone useful to you? In what ways is it damaging? 

Works Cited in Infographic:

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Haynes, Trevor. “Dopamine, Smartphones & You: A Battle for Your Time.” Science in the News, Harvard University , 30 Apr. 2018, sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/2018/dopamine-smartphones-battle-time/.

Kuznekoff, Jeffrey H. “Mobile Phone Behavior in the College Classroom: Effects on Student Learning and Implications for Students and Teachers.” Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behavior, 2013, pp. 648–657., doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-8239-9.ch054.

Ward, Adrian F., et al. “Brain Drain: The Mere Presence of One’s Own Smartphone Reduces Available Cognitive Capacity.” Journal of the Association for Consumer Research, vol. 2, no. 2, 2017, pp. 140–154., doi:10.1086/691462.