The no-phone neurosis

20 May 2015 - 02:18 By NIVASHNI NAIR

Anxious when your smartphone's battery runs out? Panicked when you leave the device at home? You could be nomophobic and you're not alone.Researchers at Iowa State University, in the US, have come up with a test for measuring the severity of your nomophobia (no-mobile-phone-phobia).They ask smartphone users to answer 20 questions relating to their anxiety when they lose connectivity, run out of data or battery power, or are without their device.

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