The Orion

Can you hear me now: the distraction of cell phones

Christine Cotterill, first-year nutrition and food science major, and Maddy Walsh, first-year communication design major, talk in person and on their phones. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Eve Dixon

September 24, 2015

  According to a survey by USA Today, 87 percent of millennials say their phone never leaves their side. Another 80 percent say the first thing they do every morning is reach for their smartphones. Text messaging, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat all take turns stealing attention with siren ...

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