Impact of the Mobile Phone on Junior High-School Students' Friendships in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area


The proportion of having keitai (Japanese mobile phone) has increased rapidly in young children. To research how junior high school students use their own keitai and to examine the impact of using it on their psychology, especially on their friendship, we recruited 651 students, grade 8, from five public junior high schools in the Tokyo metropolitan area… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/cpb.2005.8.121