Why We Value Our Phones: The Human Impulse for Social Connection

A Psychiatrist’s Perspective on Humans, Our Devices, and Our Distant Past How do you feel when you realize you’ve forgotten your phone? Anxious? On edge? It’s a state of mind that interests Dr. Katharine J. Nelson, a board-certified psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota. She’s worked with people who, when their phones […]