New type of boredom: randomly checking your smartphone

There is a new phenomenom called 'screenwatching' : when people get bored, they open random apps on their smartphone to prevent boredom. There is a thin line between boredom and addiction, but there is a difference. Prof dr. Lieven De Marez stated that as long as our smartphone use doesn't have negative consequences, it is not an addiction.

06-04-2018 - Naar je smartphone staren is het nieuwe vervelen, Het Laatste Nieuws, p 5

06-04-2018 - Schermstaren is het nieuwe vervelen, De Morgen, p 9

BRON: De Morgen, 6/4/2018, p 9
BRON: De Morgen, 6/4/2018, p 9