Your phone, your emotions and everyday life

smartphoneMobile phones – sometimes called cellphones or smartphones – have come a long way since their introduction. Due the proliferation of apps for smartphones, and the fact that smartphones provide instant access to social media, many people use their phones to regulate their emotions: boredom, depression, ennui, like this. This article looks at all aspects of emotion regulation and the upsides and downsides of using our phones for emotion regulation.

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