Today, I was to pickup somebody on the busstation. I was reaching for my smartphone in my right pocket to realize it wasn’t there. My phone is on my couch, at home. 249 more words
Tags » Nomophobia
Have you ever felt great fear of being without your mobile phone?
Recent studies confirm an increasing syndrome named nomophobia which means “no-mobile-phone-phobia”.
Fear, anxiety, distress and panic attacks are symptoms that some people experience when not having their phone. 344 more words
After the course of 9 weeks in the BCM240 lectures and tutorials I have come to a conclusion on the premise of my research project. Drawing from the content found in weeks 6 ‘personal devices and public spaces’ and weeks 8 ‘attention, presence and place’ lectures as well as pulling from my own experiences and emotions from anxiety felt with our devices and our attention span, I wish to shed some light on how we as a society in a newly technological age interact and feel about our devices. 854 more words