The average person checks their mobile phone about 60 times per day whether they hear a sound or not, says psychology professor Larry Rosen. Photo: Shutterstock

Your dinging, buzzing, vibrating phone is stressing you out – but so is its silence

Tingling skin and a higher heart rate are just two of the reactions that can be produced when people hear a mobile device make a noise, but even when it’s quiet, phantom phone calls and ‘ringxiety’ continue to play on our obsession

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The average person checks their mobile phone about 60 times per day whether they hear a sound or not, says psychology professor Larry Rosen. Photo: Shutterstock
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