The average American checks their phone about 90 times a day, according to a 2019 survey from tech research firm, Asurion. How often would you say you check? Every hour? Once every 20 minutes? Do you ever panic when your phone isn’t right next to you? This ‘attached at the hip’ mentality is severely affecting happiness and quality of life for millions of people. So, what can be done to break this all-consuming cycle? Addiction expert Dr. Anna Lembke joins us to break down the widespread problem and offer up some solutions.
- Dr. Anna Lembke, professor, medical director, addiction medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, author of Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence.