An experiential account of phantom vibration syndrome

  title={An experiential account of phantom vibration syndrome},
  author={Robert Rosenberger},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},

Relation between Phantom Vibration/Ringing Syndromes and Level of Anxiety among Nursing Students

There was a relation between phantom vibration syndromes and level of anxiety but no relation with VRS among nursing students so the researchers recommended that researches must be done to evaluate the long-term impairment of misusing smart phones and methods to alleviate anxiety.

The forgotten history of signal detection theory.

  • J. Wixted
  • Psychology
    Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition
  • 2019
The origins of signal detection theory are traced, beginning with Fechner's Elements of Psychophysics, and it is illustrated why no area of experimental psychology should ever be oblivious to signal Detection theory.

Recovering a ‘disfigured’ face: Cosmesis in the everyday use of facial prostheses.

It is concluded that a normal appearance, when it is achieved by means of prosthetics, enables the device’s user to navigate a precarious social environment as they encounter and interact with others in public.

Evaluation of the factor structure of the Chinese version of the nomophobia questionnaire

Nomophobia refers to the fear of being out of mobile phone contact or being unreachable through one’s mobile phone. As this is a newly researched phenomenon, a great deal of effort is needed to

Asymmetry of Grasp in Haptic Perception

Evidence that human perception of grasp might be most dependent on the information retrieved during the inward latch rather than the release of objects is presented and a new theory of asymmetry of grasp in haptic perception is proposed.

Habit-Making Devices

Within this chapter, the important distinction between habit, compulsion, and addiction is explained, particularly with regard to our personal technologies. The term smartphone addiction has become

Generation "Always On" Turned Off. Effects of Smartphone Separation on Anxiety Mediated by the Fear of Missing Out

It is the entity of the phone itself which seems to be psychologically relevant offering a promising approach for analyzing psychological aspects of humans interacting with technological devices.

‘Directly in Your Face’: A Qualitative Study on the Sending and Receiving of Unsolicited ‘Dick Pics’ Among Young Adults

‘Dick pics’ are self-taken pictures of penises sent by men via digital devices such as smartphones. Although the unsolicited sending of dick pics has become an object of public and academic

Audio-based mobile applications for Android using multisensory feedback in assistive technology

Three Android-based audio-only applications which aim to support the visually impaired e.g. to avoid veering, test reaction times to audio stimuli or improve their auditory memory are introduced.



Phantom vibration and phantom ringing among mobile phone users: A systematic review of literature

  • A. Deb
  • Medicine
    Asia-Pacific psychiatry : official journal of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists
  • 2015
With increase in the number of individuals reporting mobile phone‐related problem behavior, phantom vibration, or phantom ringing may be expected to become a cause of concern for mental health professionals within some years.

Phantom vibration syndrome among medical staff: a cross sectional survey

The prevalence of and risk factors for experiencing “phantom vibrations,” the sensory hallucination sometimes experienced by people carrying pagers or cell phones when the device is not vibrating, are described.

Embodied technology and the dangers of using the phone while driving

Contemporary scientific research and public policy are not in agreement over what should be done to address the dangers that result from the drop in driving performance that occurs as a driver talks

Postphenomenology: Learning Cultural Perception in Science

In this article I propose that a postphenomenological approach to science and technology can open new analytical understandings of how material artifacts, embodiment and social agency co-produce

Cells and the (imaginary) patient: the multistable practitioner–technology–cell interface in the cytology laboratory

  • A. Forss
  • Medicine
    Medicine, health care, and philosophy
  • 2012
An ethnographic analysis of cytology laboratory practitioners’ work and microscopic assessment of normal and abnormal cells is offered and the concept of multistability is discussed, first developed by philosopher of technology Don Ihde, here used to analyse technologically mediated perception and how practitioners interact with technology.

A Case Study in the Applied Philosophy of Imaging: The Synaptic Vesicle Debate

Thinkers from a variety of fields analyze the roles of imaging technologies in science and consider their implications for many issues, from our conception of selfhood to the authority of science. In

iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us

1.We Didn't Start the Fire * 2.Mini Generations 3. Internet of the Future * 4.Our Social Selves * 5.Who Am I Anyway? Am I My Online Persona or My Real Self? * 6.Is Anything Private Anymore? * 7.