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The Phone That Wasn’t There: 11 Things You Need to Know About Phantom Vibrations – Robinson Meyer – The Atlantic

by ROBINSON MEYER, theatlantic.com

You’re sitting at work. Your phone vibrates in your pocket. As you reach for it, you look up… and see your phone, sitting on the table.

You just experienced a phantom vibration.

A new study was released this week on the phenomenon. Led by IU-PU Fort Wayne’s Michelle Drouin, it was published in the journal of Computers in Human Behavior. It’s only the third study on this new phenomenon of the mobile age, so we can fairly say that these are the eleven things we know about phantom vibrations:

See the eleven things at  The Phone That Wasn’t There: 11 Things You Need to Know About Phantom Vibrations – Robinson Meyer – The Atlantic.

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One comment on “The Phone That Wasn’t There: 11 Things You Need to Know About Phantom Vibrations – Robinson Meyer – The Atlantic

  1. agogo22
    July 12, 2012

    Reblogged this on msamba.

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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