Here's Why You're Addicted to Your Smartphone

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"Did you know that slot machines make more money in the United States than baseball, movies, and theme parks combined? According to NYU professor Natasha Dow Shull, those one-armed bandits also lead to addictive gambling behavior at 3-4 times the rate of other games of chance.


You’ve got a different form of slot machine that you carry around constantly — your phone. That’s why if you’re like most of the billions of smartphone users, you check your device 150 times a day"

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