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I’m An Addict?

There is a bit of buzz this morning around the interwebs about a study that was done in the UK about people’s emotional dependence on technology.  I’ll share some of the details in a minute but the headline is that many of us are “digitally dependent.”  As in addicted.  Although most of the respondents to the study don’t call it that, the psychologists evaluating the data say that the responses are similar to how addicts describe being without their drug of choice or smokers envision life without cigarettes.

So are we a bunch of junkies or what? Continue reading

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