Many Smartphone Notifications, Particularly Ones from Work, Negatively Affect Your Mood

Many Smartphone Notifications, Particularly Ones from Work, Negatively Affect Your Mood

There’s at least one good reason why you should take a break from your smartphone—it can put you in a bad mood. A new study out of Britain shows that one-third of notifications you receive by phone can adversely affect your emotions. Researchers from Nottingham Trent University conducted a small … Read More

One in Three People Are Distracted While Crossing the Street

One in Three People Are Distracted While Crossing the Street

There’s nothing quite so dangerous on the 21st century street as a person walking and texting (obligatory video of a jerk doing so here). A new study from the University of Washington monitored a thousand people at “20 high risk intersections” and recorded what they observed. 29.8% of all pedestrians … Read More

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