How Addicted Are You To Looking At Screens?

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  1. 1. How many times a day do you look at your phone?

    Barely ever, maybe once or twice a day.
    Only when I get an alert.
    Maybe five to ten times a day.
    10+ times a day — I'm glued to it.
    Every few minutes.
    I don't own a cell phone.

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1. How many times a day do you look at your phone?
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    Barely ever, maybe once or twice a day.
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    Only when I get an alert.
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    Maybe five to ten times a day.
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    10+ times a day — I'm glued to it.
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    Every few minutes.
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    I don't own a cell phone.
  1. 2. How do you feel when you accidentally leave your phone at home?

    Fine, I survived for years before they existed.
    Mild panic, but I get over it.
    Really upset. It feels like I'm missing a limb.
    This has never happened/I don't own one.

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2. How do you feel when you accidentally leave your phone at home?
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    Fine, I survived for years before they existed.
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    Mild panic, but I get over it.
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    Really upset. It feels like I'm missing a limb.
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    This has never happened/I don't own one.
  1. 3. On average, how many hours a weekday are you looking at a computer? (This includes school/work.)

    0–2
    2–8
    8+

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3. On average, how many hours a weekday are you looking at a computer? (This includes school/work.)
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    0–2
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    2–8
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    8+
  1. 4. Do you use a computer on weekends?

    No.
    Only when I have to.
    Yes, sometimes for work or relaxation.
    All the time!

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4. Do you use a computer on weekends?
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    No.
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    Only when I have to.
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    Yes, sometimes for work or relaxation.
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    All the time!
  1. 5. Do you ever find yourself with sites like Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr open in multiple tabs?

    Nope.
    Sometimes.
    (Closes a few tabs) I have no idea what you're talking about.
    I don't have an account with either.

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5. Do you ever find yourself with sites like Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr open in multiple tabs?
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    Nope.
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    Sometimes.
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    (Closes a few tabs) I have no idea what you're talking about.
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    I don't have an account with either.
  1. 6. Do you cycle through the same few sites when you're procrastinating?

    No.
    Occasionally I get sucked into the Twitter/Facebook/Instagram loop, yes.
    Yeah, but I don't mind.
    Help. Me.

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6. Do you cycle through the same few sites when you're procrastinating?
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    No.
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    Occasionally I get sucked into the Twitter/Facebook/Instagram loop, yes.
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    Yeah, but I don't mind.
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    Help. Me.
  1. 7. Have you ever tried logging out of those sites/deleting them off your phone in an attempt to be on them less and failed?

    Never had this problem.
    Occasionally, yes.
    Yes, and it makes no difference — I just log back in.

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7. Have you ever tried logging out of those sites/deleting them off your phone in an attempt to be on them less and failed?
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    Never had this problem.
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    Occasionally, yes.
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    Yes, and it makes no difference — I just log back in.
  1. 8. If you use a cell phone, have you ever felt a phantom text or ring?

    No.
    Yes!

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8. If you use a cell phone, have you ever felt a phantom text or ring?
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    No.
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    Yes!
  1. 9. Have you ever been sitting watching a movie and felt an itch to look at your phone?

    Nope.
    Yes, but I ignore it.
    Yes, and I scratch it.

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9. Have you ever been sitting watching a movie and felt an itch to look at your phone?
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    Nope.
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    Yes, but I ignore it.
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    Yes, and I scratch it.
  1. 10. Overall, how many hours a week do you look at screens? (TVs, tablets, phones, computers)

    Rarely, so it's hard to count
    0–15
    15–30
    30–40
    40+

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10. Overall, how many hours a week do you look at screens? (TVs, tablets, phones, computers)
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    Rarely, so it's hard to count
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    0–15
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    15–30
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    30–40
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    40+
  1. 11. Do you wish you used your phone and computer less?

    Nope, I'm fine.
    I could use some help integrating back into the real world.
    God, yes, please help me.

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11. Do you wish you used your phone and computer less?
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    Nope, I'm fine.
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    I could use some help integrating back into the real world.
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    God, yes, please help me.
  1. 12. Have you ever used a computer, phone, and TV all at once?

    No. What kind of monster does that?
    Maybe sometimes?
    Yes, and I am not proud of my life choices, but I can't help it.
    Yes, how else would I order delivery and live-tweet Netflix?

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12. Have you ever used a computer, phone, and TV all at once?
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    No. What kind of monster does that?
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    Maybe sometimes?
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    Yes, and I am not proud of my life choices, but I can't help it.
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    Yes, how else would I order delivery and live-tweet Netflix?
  1. 13. Do you think your device usage has had an impact on your relationships?

    No, not at all.
    No, we all have a silent agreement that it's cool to use around one another.
    Occasionally I wish we'd put our phones away, like at dinner.
    Yes, I miss reality. :/

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13. Do you think your device usage has had an impact on your relationships?
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    No, not at all.
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    No, we all have a silent agreement that it's cool to use around one another.
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    Occasionally I wish we'd put our phones away, like at dinner.
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    Yes, I miss reality. :/
  1. 14. Do you think your device usage has had an impact on your happiness?

    No, I feel OK.
    It's hard to say: I enjoy the benefits, but I also wish I looked at them less.
    Yes, definitely. I feel addicted and wish I could stop and smell figurative roses.
    Yeah, because it allows me to do a lot. Suck it, the past!

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14. Do you think your device usage has had an impact on your happiness?
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    No, I feel OK.
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    It's hard to say: I enjoy the benefits, but I also wish I looked at them less.
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    Yes, definitely. I feel addicted and wish I could stop and smell figurative roses.
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    Yeah, because it allows me to do a lot. Suck it, the past!