How Do Cell Phones Affect Young People
Cell phones have become and extension in our life; for instance we have become so dependable on our cell phones that we cannot imagine our lives without one. It gives us the ability to listen to music, text or call friends, and play games. However,society today, especially young people are becoming addicted to their cell phones. We cannot keep hands off from our phones, not even for a thirty seconds. Meanwhile, it is strange to see someone at this moment of time without being accompanied with a mobile device. Perhaps, apart from the benefits of mobile phones,most people do not become aware of its great quantity of negative effects that cell phones has brought to us. Using cell phones too frequently not only affects our health seriously but also causes some personal development and limiting face-to-face communication.
Mobile phones are really imperative for our life because of its many convenient functions it has to offer. We use cell phones to stay connected, organized …show more content…
If we tend to suppress our priorities due to being on our cell phones, it affects us intellectually. For example, if you are sitting in class texting in class, it obvious you aren’t paying attention and whenever you have homework or a test you will score poorly because you did not pay attention. Because we get so attached to our phones, we create this phobia called “ nomophobia “. Tim states in Nomophobia: A Rising Trend in Students that nomophobia means “no-mobile-phone phobia,” and this is very big with our generation,we tend to panic when we are without our cell phones. Despite the benefits, cell phones affect us negatively in a personal way, it also affects our health such as risks of cancer or phobias. Therefore, we need to stop treating our cell phones as if it was a part of us if we don’t want it to affect us