Adults spend almost 91% of time talking or texting on mobile phones

PhoneWashington, June 10 (ANI): 91% of adults own mobile phones and apparently spend 91% of the time using them for talking or texting, a study on American adults have revealed.

According to MIT psychologist Sherry Turkle, today people reach for a phone whenever they are alone, at a stop sign at the checkout line in a supermarket, CBS News reported.

Turkl told the publication that high-speed phone connections have left us more disconnected than ever.

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She studied families, who are having breakfast together or attending funerals, and found that people are busy texting.

Turkle's book, 'Alone Together,' surveyed hundreds of people about their plugged-in lives and concluded that Americans have lost the art of conversation.

It was found that on an average, 18- to 24-year-olds send and receive a whopping 3,200 text messages a month.

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