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Unwrapping Presence: The Impact of Cell Phones on Face-to-Face Conversations

@article{Morris2018UnwrappingPT,
  title={Unwrapping Presence: The Impact of Cell Phones on Face-to-Face Conversations},
  author={Amanda Morris},
  journal={Georgetown University-Graduate School of Arts \& Sciences},
  year={2018}
}
  • Amanda Morris
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Georgetown University-Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Ubiquitous digital devices such as cell-phones have made it easier for people to multicommunicate, or participate in multiple conversations at once. While these devices have enhanced the multicommunicative environment, they have also threatened to take away from some of the key interpersonal elements of face-to-face (FtF) conversation, such as the ability to listen and pay attention. While un-interrupted FtF conversation provides the opportunity for individuals to form closer bonds of intimacy… 
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