02/01/2016 02:36 pm ET

The One Thing You Need To Do To Reclaim Mealtime

"Eighty-nine percent of Americans say that they took out a phone during their last conversation."

We all know paying attention to our phones during meals is an issue, but did you know it's actually compromising your relationships? In the video above, watch Sherry Turkle, the author of Reclaiming Conversation, discuss why we need to put our phones far, far away during meals in order to foster deeper and more empathetic relationships with our family and friends. 

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