Part 1 - Room for Debate.docx - Part One 1st Source[1 Bowles Nellie\"Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone The New York Times 12 Jan 2018

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Part One: 1st Source - [1] Bowles, Nellie. "Is the Answer to Phone Addiction a Worse Phone?" The New York Times, 12 Jan. 2018, -share.[2] In an op-ed of The New York Times,Nellie Bowles, an American journalist, claims that, to avoid cell phone addiction it is essential to switch your phone to grayscale since color plays a vital role in keeping you engaged.[3] He supports this claim by informing us how we’re simple animals and get excited by bright colors so by implementing our phones to the grey scale we could prevent us from getting addicted.[4] Bowles presents this claim in order to try to propose a solution to our cell phone addiction that is within our control in a tangible way; all we have to do is make a choice.[5] Bowles' intended audience is anyone with an iPhone or with anyone with a cell phone addiction, but also to Apple, in general, letting them know they don't have fun control over our minds.Personal Response:In an effort to break our smartphone addictions I believe that this method is a great way for us to take control of our lives and focus our attention on the present.This source is useful to my understanding of the smartphone issue/addiction because it helps us understand why our minds are so drawn to phone and unintentionally become addicted to them. Also, this source proposes a solution on how to stop us from becoming addicted to our smartphones which could, in turn, lower the percentage of people addicted if successful.2nd Source - [1] Brody, Jane E. "Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children." The New York Times, 6 July. 2015, .[2] In an op-ed of The New York Times, Jane E. Brody, a personal health columnist for The New York Times since 1976, claims that the addiction to the internet has had a profound impact on ouryouth and parents aren't rushing to prevent it.
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