Research links mobile use among students at low rates




Students who frequently use their phone get lower grades and are less fortunate. Then designate new American research. Whether there is a causal link between the use of telephone and lower rates is unclear.

Sms in de klas Researchers at Kent State University in the U.S. state of Ohio as a causal relationship. Therefore, it is unclear whether low grades and less satisfaction with their own lives using mobile phones or encourages that the very frequent use of phones leads to lower grades and less satisfaction.

The link between the use of telephones, lower rates and less satisfaction with their own lives, in any case “very significant,” the researchers say. They examined nearly 500 students from universities, some of the research also gave access to their data to investigate. Connection

The researchers do not have the use of mobile services such as Facebook and chat apps views, but have focused on calling minutes and texts. In the United States, unlimited texting much longer than in the Netherlands included in subscriptions, allowing teens as texting a lot more than in the Netherlands. The researchers say that their research can contribute to the debate on the use of phones.


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