April 26, 2019

Episode 179: Why Are We So Attached to Our Phones?

UA researcher David Sbarra thinks our evolutionary history may help explain our modern addiction.

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Why Are We So Attached to Our Phones?

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Episode 179: David Sbarra, University of Arizona psychology professor

UA psychology researcher David Sbarra believes our evolutionary history provides the explanation for why we are so drawn to our smartphones, even when the devices take us out of the moment in our close relationships.

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