History Of Cell Phones Essay

1579 Words 7 Pages
Cellphones have changed, and are still changing the way our society functions. The history of the cellphone is a strong history, even though cellphones aren’t old they have grown fast and evolved through what society needs, and wants at the time. Because of cellphones, there are many new health and safety issues, positive and negative that have arose. A few of those negative problems are tendonitis in the thumbs and anxiety disorders from being away from the cellphone. A positive issue is that parents can contact children if they have a phone. It is very unhealthy to have an anxiety of not being with your cellphone. We do not need to be in constant communication and it could be healthy to unplug and relax for a bit. Education has also changed. …show more content…
When a student is constantly on their phone, then they have less vocal communication. There are rules at the dinner table in a lot of households that says there are no phones at the table. This is probably one of the few times during the day that a student has a conversation with another human without using their phone. This is the time for the parent to have a real conversation with their children. The less we have face-to-face conversations, the more attached we get to our cell phones. Some children do not know how to have a conversation without their phones. I know for me that sometimes I would rather text message someone than talk to them in person. I get scared to tell people what I am honestly thinking because I have hidden behind my phone for so …show more content…
I for one, hate it when I am away from my phone for just a second. If my phones battery dies or gets too low I get a weird feeling inside of me that tells me that I need to charge it and get back into contact with the people around me. I do not have the disorder called nomophobia, which is the fear of being away from your cell phone, but the term has been proposed to be added to the DSM V (Braggazi 155). I have always had contact with the people around me because of cell phones. Even when I go to another country, there is a way for me to still talk to my parents. When I was in Israel when I was 15 the company that I was traveling with gave us all cell phones. We didn’t receive the cell phones until a week after we arrived and I know that everyone on my trip were having some bad anxiety around not being in constant contact with our families either by text message or by

Related Documents