College students born after 1995 are the first generation to spend their adolescence with smartphones in the “iGen: Understanding the Smartphone Generation” lecture.
Art by Madeline Duvall Security, as derived from Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, is one of our most basic functions before the procession to other necessities like socializing or “self-actualization,” according to Psychology Today. With safety as a crucial component in our daily lives, humans don’t question its vitality. It’s common sense: From childhood, people are […]
Technology in the classroom is too distracting.
Consider the familiar scene: Dozens of people in reverent silence with heads bowed and eyes glued to the tiny object in their hands. It seems like everybody has a smartphone these days. Everyone, that is, except a few who have, like me, clung to our phones of average intelligence. With all the convenience afforded to […]
A closer look at the Flappy Bird addiction
Art by Brooke Muschott Close your eyes. Now open them. What is it that you see? The shiny reflection of a smartphone to your left or the glare of your own iPhone as the notifications stare up at you with words like “Snapchat” and “Missed Call”? Even if your answer matched neither of the two […]