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Speech 103 Monday/Wednesday Elie G. Younan Cell Phones Addiction
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Let me start off by mentioning about badly you want to check your phone right now for any snapchats, messages or your tinder matches. But you can’t do that because Tom has you here listening to me talking instead. Now that I’ve mentioned that, you’re most likely aware of what I’m going to be talking about. Yes, our cellphones addiction. First things first, we all know the saying “Old habits die hard”. Liraz Margalit, who is a psychologist that analyzes online consumer behaviors, states that “The average mobile phone user checks their device 150 times a day, and a recent study cited that 94% of college students reported feeling troubled when not carrying their phones with them. 80% of them said they felt jealous when someone else held their phones, and 70% said they expected to have feelings of depression , panic and helplessness if their phones were lost or stolen.” Yes, do you remember those times where you had to use the bathroom but forget to bring it your cell and you feel upset the entire time inside? You belong in that percentage. But what causes us exactly to behave in such way? Well, according to Margalit, behaviors become habits when certain tasks are done automatically, for example, when you lock the doors before you sleep or brush your teeth in the morning. The pattern of
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