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Addicted to Your Phone? Blame Your Personality

You might be impulsive and impatient: study

(Newser) - There's no denying that humans are mad for their cellphones, but some are clearly more attached than others—and scientists now have a clearer understanding of why. Generally speaking, people who constantly check their phones have a problem controlling impulses, period, and they're not so great at delayed... More »

'Fast' in Fast Food Takes Over Your Life

Short attention spans even affect leisure activities: researchers

(Newser) - Americans’ exposure to the “instant gratification” of fast food makes them more impatient for fulfillment in other aspects of life, even the low-key pleasure of an afternoon stroll. Research subjects exposed to fast food logos complete tasks more quickly than a control group, even if there is no time... More »

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