Thursday, 29 October 2015

List of media coverage from recent paper: Beyond Self-Report: Tools to Compare Estimated and Real-World Smartphone Use

Andrews S, Ellis DA, Shaw H, Piwek L (2015) Beyond Self-Report: Tools to Compare Estimated and Real-World Smartphone Use. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0139004. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0139004

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Media Coverage - over 100 national and international outlets including:

Dutch and German Radio


RTE TV and Radio

BBC TV and Radio


Publication: RTE Living
Title: Guess how many times we check our smartphones

Publication: Capital FM
Title: NTU study shows people check smartphones without realising 

Publication: The Daily Mail (online and in print)
Title: How often do YOU check your phone? Average user picks up their device 85 times a DAY - twice as often as they realise

Publication: The Mirror (online and in print)
Title: Revealed: Here's how many times you REALLY check your phone


Publication: BT
Title: Smartphones checked 85 times a day - and users don't realise it

Publication: Yahoo News
Title: Smartphones checked 85 times a day - and users don't realise it

Publication: Evening Express
Title: People check smartphone an average of 85 times a day

Publications: Local Press (various)
Title: We check our phones 85 times a day without even noticing (You're doing it now!)

Publication: Olhar Digital
Title: Pesquisa: pessoas checam o smartphone 85 vezes por dia


Publication: UPI
Title: People stare at smartphones twice as much as they think
Title: Study: Smartphones checked 85 times a day - and users don't realise it

Publication: Lancaster University
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think

Publication: Red Ice Creations & Truthstream Media
Title: The real zombie apocalypse? Study finds average people check their smartphones 85 times a day

Publication: My Science
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think

Publication: Pocketnow
Title: You probably use your smartphone twice as much as you think

Publication: Notts TV News
Title: Nottingham study shows young people check smartphones 85 times a day

Publication: News USA UK
Title: How often do YOU check your phone? Average user picks up their device 85 times a day - twice as often as they realise

Publication: Capital Bay
Title: Nottingham Trent University researchers say phone users pick them up 85 times a day

Publication: Medical News Today
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think

Publication: This is Money
Title: How often do YOU check your phone? Average user picks up their device 85 times a DAY - twice as often as they realise
Title: Eigen smartphonegebruik wordt flink onderschat

Publication: Phys.org
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think

Publication: University of the West of England
Title: How often do we really check our smartphones?  85 times daily, new study reveals

Publication: Science Daily
Title: People use their smartphones for an average of 85 times a day -- about a third of the time they are awake -- and check it about 85 times a day research suggests
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151029124647.htm

Publication: The Sunday Post (online and in print)
Title: New research reveals the average person uses their smartphone for a third of the time they are awake
http://www.sundaypost.com/new-research-reveals-the-average-person-uses-their-smartphone-for-a-third-of-the-time-they-are-awake-1.907551



Publication: Laboratory Equipment
Title: People use smartphones twice as much as estimated

Publication: Technology.org
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think
http://www.technology.org/2015/10/31/how-we-use-our-smartphones-twice-as-much-as-we-think/

Publication: Big News Network
Title: People stare at smartphones twice as much as they think
http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/238088339/people-stare-at-smartphones-twice-as-much-as-they-think

Publication: Irish Health.com
Title: People check their smartphones 85 times a day
http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=25037

Publication: NDTV
Title: We use our smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/we-use-smartphones-for-5-hours-each-day-study-1238658

Publication: Kronen Zeitung
Title: So oft greifen wir jeden Tag zum Smartphone
http://www.krone.at/Digital/So_oft_greifen_wir_jeden_Tag_zum_Smartphone-Studie_zeigt_-Story-479968

Publication: Health Canal

Title: How often do we really check our smartphones? 85 times daily, new study reveals
http://www.healthcanal.com/mental-health-behavior/68294-how-often-do-we-really-check-our-smartphones-85-times-daily-new-study-reveals.html

Publication: WN

Title: How often do we really check our Smartphones? 85 times daily, new study reveals
http://article.wn.com/view/2015/10/30/How_often_do_we_really_check_our_Smartphones_85_times_daily_/

Publication: Nottingham Trent University 

Title: People check their smartphones 85 times a day (and they don't even know they're doing it)
http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/news/180892-15/People_check_their_smartphones_85_times_a_day_(and_they_dont_even_know_the.aspx

Publication: Bild

Title: So oft schauen wir taglich aufs Handy
http://www.bild.de/digital/smartphone-und-tablet/smartphone/studie-so-oft-greifen-wir-zum-smartphone-43238838.bild.html

Publication: Western Daily Press

Title: People unknowingly check their smartphones an average 85 times a day
http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/8203-People-unknowingly-check-smartphones-average/story-28078268-detail/story.html

Publication: Tree Hugger

Title: We use our smartphones twice as much as we think we do
http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/we-use-our-smartphones-twice-much-we-think-we-do.html

Publication: Huffington Post

Title: You probably use your smartphone way more than you think
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/smartphone-usage-estimates_5637687de4b063179912dc96

Publcaition: Tech Guru Daily

Title: For the first time scientists measure real-world smartphone use
http://www.tgdaily.com/web/134461-for-the-first-time-scientists-measure-real-world-smartphone-use

Publication: Independent Online

Title: Most people check phones 85 times daily
http://beta.iol.co.za/scitech/technology/gadgets/most-people-check-phones-85-times-a-day-1938082

Publication: The Times of India

Title: Users check smartphones 85 times a day: Study
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/computing/Users-check-smartphones-85-times-a-day-Study/articleshow/49631378.cms

Publication: Hindustan Times

Title: You just won't believe how much we use our phones every day
http://www.hindustantimes.com/sex-and-relationships/you-just-won-t-believe-how-much-we-use-our-phones-every-day/story-nAejMSDaIuu3spvny95BRP.html

Publication: The Financial Express

Title: We use smartphones for five hours each day: Study
http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/tech/we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study/159658/

Publication: The Lincolnshire Echo

Title: How many hours a day do you spend looking at your phone? Research from Lincoln uni may surprise you
http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/hours-day-spend-looking-phone-Research-Lincoln/story-28098244-detail/story.html

Publication: Gadgets 360
Title: Smartphones used for 5 hours a day on average: Study

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/news/smartphones-used-for-5-hours-a-day-on-average-study-760313

Publication: Jagran Post

Title: People use smartphones for five hours each day: Study
http://post.jagran.com/people-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study-1446443999

Publication: Silicon India

Title: We use smartphones for five hours each day: Study
http://www.siliconindia.com/gadget/news/We-Use-Smartphones-for-Five-Hours-Each-Day-Study-nid-188740.html

Publication: Business Standard
Title: Study says people use smartphones five hours each day
http://www.business-standard.com/article/technology/study-says-people-use-smartphones-five-hours-each-day-115110100223_1.html

Publication: Gizbot
Title: We use smartphones for five hours each day: Study
http://www.gizbot.com/mobile/news/we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study-029211.html

Publication: BGR
Title: People spent 5 hours a day staring at their phones: Study
http://www.bgr.in/news/people-spend-5-hours-a-day-staring-at-their-phones-study/

Publication: The Siasat Daily
Title: Almost a week per month is spent on smartphones
http://www.siasat.com/news/almost-week-month-spent-smartphones-861923/

Publication: The Statesman
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day
http://www.thestatesman.com/news/science-and-tech/-we-use-smartphones-for-5-hours-each-day/100808.html

Publication: India TV
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://www.indiatvnews.com/business/india/we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study-20415.html

Publication: Sakshi Post
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://www.sakshipost.com/index.php/lifestyle/editor-s-picks/66330-we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study.html?psource=Feature

Publication: Zee News India
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://zeenews.india.com/news/science/we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study_1817043.html

Publication: News Nation
Title: Almost a week per month is spent on smartphones
http://www.newsnation.in/article/95378-almost-a-week-month-spent-smartphones.html

Publication: The Economic Times
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/we-use-smartphones-for-five-hours-each-day-study/articleshow/49616014.cms

Publication: The Hindu
Title: You could be using your phone longer than you think
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/you-could-be-using-your-phone-longer-than-you-think/article7838997.ece

Publication: Catch News
Title: Guess how many hours you spend on your smartphone? Hint - about a third of the time you are awake
http://www.catchnews.com/smartphone-news/people-use-smartphones-for-an-average-duration-of-five-hours-a-day-reveals-study-1446528243.html

Publication: eeDsignIt
Title: Researchers say we use our cellphones twice as much as we think
http://www.eedesignit.com/researchers-say-we-use-our-cellphones-twice-as-much-as-we-think/

Publication: Tech bakbak
Title: How much on average do we use our smartphones everyday?
http://techbakbak.com/how-much-on-an-average-do-we-use-our-smartphones-everyday/

Publication: The Asian Ace
Title: People check their smartphones about 85 times a day?
http://www.asianage.com/technology/people-check-smartphones-about-85-times-day-530

Publication: News Hunt
Title: Guess how many hours you spend on your smartphone? Hint - about a third of the time you are awake

Publication: Kashmir Scoop
Title: Users check smartphones 85 times a day: Study
http://kashmirscoop.com/users-check-smartphones-85-times-a-day-study/

Publication: Mazumba Mobile
Title: How often do you check your smartphone without realising?
http://www.mazumamobile.com/blog/mobile-phone-news/how-often-do-you-check-your-smartphone-without-realising/

Publication: Kuwait Today
Title: You just won't believe how much we use our phones everyday
http://kuwait-today.com/you-just-won%E2%80%99t-believe-how-much-we-use-our-phones-every-day

Publication: All Phone Price
Title: Smartphones used for 5 hours a day on average: Study
http://www.allphoneprice.com/smartphones-used-for-5-hours-a-day-on-average-study/

Publication: The Tech Earth
Title: Research: Users check their smartphones 85 times a day
http://thetechearth.com/2015/11/02/research-users-check-smartphones-85-times-a-day/

Publication: Nagaland Page
Title: We use smartphones for 5 hours each day: Study
http://www.nagalandpage.com/world/4560-we-use-smartphones-for-5-hours-each-day-study

Publication: Global News Connect
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think
http://globalnewsconnect.com/how-we-use-our-smartphones-twice-as-much-as-we-think/

Publication: Information Week
Title: Average smartphone use is up to five hours per day, according to one study. What are we sacrificing to use our mobile devices that much?
http://www.informationweek.com/it-life/smartphone-use-ballooning-to-5-hours-a-day-study-finds/a/d-id/1322959?print=yes

Publication: Blog Proenem

Title: Fique Ligado - Sua vida dentro de um smartphone
http://blog.proenem.com.br/fique-ligado-sua-vida-dentro-de-um-smartphone/

Publication: Xataka Movil
Title: Cuanto tiempo usas el movil a lo largo del dia? Un estudio afirma que el doble de lo que crees
http://www.xatakamovil.com/movil-y-sociedad/cuanto-tiempo-usas-el-movil-a-lo-largo-del-dia-un-estudio-afirma-que-el-doble-de-lo-que-crees

Publication: Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Title: People use smartphones for five hours a day
http://www.gbcghana.com/1.8432996

Publication: PsyBlog
Title: Smartphone use is out of control - This graph says it all
http://www.spring.org.uk/2015/11/smartphone-use-is-out-of-control-this-graph-says-it-all.php

Publication: Kognitywistyka
Title: We use smartphones more than we think (translated from Polish)
http://www.kognitywistyka.edu.pl/uzywamy-smartfonow-czesciej-niz-nam-sie-wydaje/

Publication: The Journal.ie
Title: People actually spend 5 hours a day staring at their phones
http://www.thejournal.ie/smartphone-usage-2416890-Oct2015/

Publication: Ktechnews
Title: How we use our smartphones twice as much as we think
http://www.ktechnews.com/index.php/2015/10/30/how-we-use-our-smartphones-twice-as-much-as-we-think/

Publication: The Pace News
Title: Smartphones: Rate of usage and effect
http://www.thepacenews.com/news/smartphones-rate-of-usage-and-effect/

Publication: Reaytech
Title: People actually spent 5 hours a day starting at their phones
http://raymod170.com/2015/11/02/people-actually-spend-5-hours-a-day-staring-at-their-phones/

Publication: Salon
Title: The Internet is scrambling our brains: We spend more time online than sleeping - and here's how it's messing us up
http://www.salon.com/2015/11/30/the_internet_is_scrambling_our_brains_we_spend_more_time_online_than_sleeping_and_heres_how_its_messing_us_up/

Publication: Rough Type
Title: You are your phone
http://www.roughtype.com/?p=6683

Publication: The Jury Room
Title: The mobile phone problem use scale and how much you really use your smartphone
http://keenetrial.com/blog/2015/12/09/the-mobile-phone-problem-use-scale-and-how-much-you-really-use-your-smartphone/

Publication: Сколько часов в день вы держите в руках м
Title: Мобильные технологии для жизни и спорта
http://biomolecula.ru/content/1971

Publication: Psychology Today
Title: 7 Tips to get smartphone overuse under control
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/minding-the-body/201606/7-tips-get-smartphone-overuse-under-control

Publication: Business Insider
I'm a 23-year-old who's addicted to my smartphone — here's what surprised me the most when I ditched it for a week
http://uk.businessinsider.com/7-day-digital-detox-2016-3?r=US&IR=T

Publication: Business Insider
This was the best thing about giving up my smartphone for a week
http://uk.businessinsider.com/best-thing-about-giving-up-phone-for-a-week-2016-4

Publication: New York Times
Title: The end of reflection
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/fashion/internet-technology-phones-introspection.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1

Publication: Time
Title: 1 easy ritual that can make you happier, according to neuroscience
http://time.com/4452466/power-of-touch-happiness/

Publication: La Vanguardia
Title: Cómo saber si eres adicto al móvil y cómo dejarlo

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