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Texting Addiction

Why We Are Addicted to Checking Email

Nancy Colier | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Email triggers a part of the brain that I call "lottery brain." It is the part of the brain that produces the thought/hope/belief that miracles can happen.

Texting Is Killing Real Business Communication

Marty Zwilling | Posted 03.14.2012 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Whether it's a business or personal interaction, multiple studies show that as much as 50-65 percent of the communication is nonverbal. That means that people who are addicted to text messaging and email may be sending only half the message.

Get a Grip... on Your Phone

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

What is the relationship between women and their phones? And what can this tell us about how women engage with technology?

A Hopeful Sign for Humanity Found at the Supermarket

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I hesitate to live in a world where those coming up behind me know only one definition of the word character. Yes, it does mean a symbol on a computer keyboard, but that word means so much more when applied to people.

The Subtext of Texting

Stinson Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stinson Carter

It used to be that if you tried to talk to someone, you only had to compete with the other people in the bar for their attention. Now, you also have to compete with whoever that person is texting.

What's Your Fix?

Rachel Mosteller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Mosteller

My husband and I have a friend who is smart, attractive, funny and very successful at his job. He is also addicted to World of Warcraft, spending sev...