Musings on bumming it
I slept through my morning lecture, and don’t have anywhere I really have to be until 8 p.m., so until then I think I’m just gonna forego the Study Abroad Fair this afternoon, put my phone on my desk—which I will regret later—and stay in bed in this puke-colored sweatshirt and browse the internet, which I can do now since my dad gave me a new 1000-foot-long ethernet cable that can...
"You Love Your iPhone. Literally." →
But most striking of all was the flurry of activation in the insular cortex of the brain, which is associated with feelings of love and compassion. The subjects’ brains responded to the sound of their phones as they would respond to the presence or proximity of a girlfriend, boyfriend or family member. In short, the subjects didn’t demonstrate the classic brain-based signs of addiction....