PSFK reached out to our global experts on the PurpleList and asked, what are your multiple screen viewing habits?

Similar to our previous question on how many screens are ideal in life, we’d like to drill down and get more specific on the viewing habits of the global network of experts on The PurpleList. When watching TV, do they use mobile or tablet devices? If so, how, and why? Here are some of the best responses.

Michael Myers: I call this media stacking (because I read it somewhere and it sounds smart) and when I polled my grad students, 100% of them did this.

I essentially check emails, read things that don’t require me to be completely engaged. I have texted about the show that’s on but it’s rare. The TV is on for background noise. I may look up occasionally to see what’s on but it’s rare. (supplemental)

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