A Day In The Life Of Young Adults Without The Internet

A Day In The Life Of Young Adults Without The Internet

A new experiment investigates the withdrawal symptoms associated with technology.

Naresh Kumar
  • 27 october 2010

“Unplugged” is a global research project that aims at investigating the relationship young adults have with electronic media. Under the program, which involves schools across the world, student participants are asked to spend a day without the Internet or any digital device and record their feelings and reflections of the day in a journal. Not surprisingly, most of the students had withdrawal symptoms and felt lonely and fidgety.

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