Cell Phone Reboot

Juliana Hunt

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Faith Williams, Editor

In today’s day and age, cell phones have become all the rage. The use of these easily accessible devices has really skyrocketed with younger kids, specifically teenagers. Back in February, middle and high school students participated in a “Cell Phone Reboot” day, where everyone went without using their cell phone for the entire school day. Instead, we tracked how many notifications we received during the day as an indicator of the phone being a distraction.  This also provided data to see if there was correlation between cell phone usage and mental health.

We thought it’d be a great idea to talk to the students and get their take on how this study affected them.