Why Some People Just Can’t Put the Phone Down

Researchers refer to it as “phubbing”

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I’ve discovered a new pet peeve: people who stare at their phones in the middle of a conversation.

I’m not talking about a quick glance and a, “Oh, sorry, I need to send this text real quick” — no, I’m talking about the people who scroll through social media while you’re speaking or spend several…

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