The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

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McCombs Assistant Professor Adrian Ward and co-authors conducted experiments with nearly 800 smartphone users in an attempt to measure, for the first time, how well people can complete tasks when they have their smartphones nearby even when they’re not using them.

Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off. That’s the takeaway finding from the new study, coming from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Read more.

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