Representatives of a generation can't live without smartphones? The answer will surprise you

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Representatives of a generation can't live without smartphones? The answer will surprise you

Black mirror gadgets that fit in your pocket, gaining more of our attention.

If you think that members of generation Z — young people, who according to various estimates, were born in the period from 2000 to 2019 — can't put their gadgets, prepare to be surprised. Yes, members of generation Z are called, and it is quite logical. However, the addiction to smartphones more than others, even more Millennials, or generation Y — people who were born between 1980 and 1999 — show baby boomers or members of generation X — people who were born between 1960 and 1979, respectively. Who would have thought?

Baby boomers love smartphones?

Researchers from various fields of science already not the first year trying to find the answer to the question of how representatives of a generation more time using smartphones. Thus, the results of Nielsen showed that Americans aged 35 to 49 years old use social networks for 40 minutes more than people aged 18 to 34 years. Moreover, not only that baby boomers put smartphones on the dining table, they also spend more time for any other gadgets, than children of the Internet and generation Y. But why?

As the publication Wired, mid-life — this is the time when a person needs to communicate at the peak of their capabilities. Average age means that one is sort of the heart of the family, kind of center, through which the whole . Of course, people under 30 can endlessly share photos and post to Instagram with your friends. But middle-aged people get text and FaceTime messages from their teenage children, as well as e-mails, phone calls and other texts from their parents and friends.

Many executives check email on weekends and holidays, which adversely affects your health

But that's not all. In middle age most people work and many employees hold managerial positions, and this means that subordinates send them many letters in the mail and in instant messengers. So, according to the results conducted by a senior fellow of the Center for creative leadership Jennifer deal, people who occupy the highest leadership positions — and many of them are representatives of generation X — they spend an average 72 hours a week, answering emails employees via e-mail.

Of Course, not all representatives of the generation of baby boomers are obsessed with gadgets and social networks. So, we told you about the results of scientific research, according to which young people, including Millennials, are suffering from smartphones. According to researchers, the constant desire to check notifications from apps on the smartphone affects the mental health of young people.

Many Teens prefer text messages for the live communication

The symptoms that determines the dependence on smartphones, include anxiety and panic, when the phone is not around, as well as a tendency to spend time buried in the phone to the detriment of other cases. However, it should be noted that in the vast majority of studies on the dependence of the gadgets as subjects always are the representatives of the generations Z and Y. meanwhile, representatives of generation X may be the most dependent on gadgets people.

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