A mounting body of scientific research is confirming what we already know: Facebook, Twitter, Skype, emails, texts and 24/7 connectivity is taking a toll on our health. Americans are more stressed, exhausted, distracted, impatient and forgetful than ever before.
84 percent of respondents said that they could not go a single day without their cellphones.
50 percent of Americans sleep with their phone next to them like a teddy bear or a spouse, a number that includes more than 80 percent of 18-24 year olds.
20 percent of respondents check their phone every 10 minutes.