Huffington Post: U-M researchers: Cell phone use can be contagious among 16- to 25-year-olds
Two University of Michigan researchers found that if one young adult pulls out a cellphone, other young adults nearby are 39.5 percent more likely to reach for their own devices soon afterward, according to The Huffington Post.
Overall, individuals used their cellphones during 24 percent of the intervals, according to the report.
The findings of the 2011 study were published in the Human Ethology Bulletin, the Huffington Post reported.
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