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Students facing new avenue of social stress: 'I'm on my phone so much'

 


BUFFALO, N.Y. — High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.

For one class period, students used a whiteboard to tally every Snapchat, Instagram, text, call or other notification that popped up. Teachers around the country have run similar experiments, typically recording dozens of trips to the board.

https://chicago.suntimes.com/well/2019/6/26/18657375/schools-social-stress-cell-phones-students

 

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