By Annamaria Cavaleri ‘22 Although many students see the internet as a helpful tool in their education and career goals, research suggests that suffering from Internet Addiction (IA) may actually hinder the students’ success, particularly pre-health students (1). The Young Internet Addiction Test – an internationally verified test – assesses a respondent’s IA by measuring the impact of internet usage on general productivity, emotions, and … Continue reading Connecting Internet Addiction with Psychological Stressors
Stephanie Budhan ‘21 Smartphone addiction refers to the excessive use of one’s smartphone while engaged in other activities such as studying, driving, and social gatherings, and this can have a negative long- term impact of an individual’s thoughts and behaviors. More specifically, excessive smartphone use is considered a risk factor for the development of depression and anxiety disorders. Females are more likely than males to … Continue reading The Correlation Between Smartphone Use and Development of Depression.