09 Apr 2012
College students who often text message during class find it difficult to pay attention to classroom lectures and consequently risk having poor learning outcomes, according to a new study.
28 Jun 2016
Washington: Texting can change your brain waves, according to a new study that found a unique 'texting rhythm' in people who used their smartphone to text message.
11 May 2016
New York: If you think that using smartphone at the dinner table is killing conversations and ruining relationships, just relax. A quick text or even attending a phone call from your boss may be okay but not playing Candy Crush or chatting on Facebook.
25 Oct 2013
Washington: A typical college student uses his or her Smartphone or tablet an average of 11 times a day while in class - mostly for texting, checking emails or tweeting - according to a new US study.
28 Jan 2016
New York: Messaging in the dark affects sleep, health and performance in school, says a study. Students who text for longer duration in the dark sleep only for a few hours and thus remain sleepier during the day than those who stopped messaging when they went to bed, the researchers from Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, said.
25 Jan 2016
New York: Parents, take note! Night-time texting habits of teenagers may be to blame for their falling grades and increased yawning in school, a new study has found.
13 May 2016
New York: A sixth sense steadies drivers' hands and helps them stay on track, even when they are absent-minded or emotionally upset, except when they are engaged in texting on their mobile phones, a study says.
18 Jul 2015
Washington: The next version of Yahoo Messenger app has been launched in the form of a unique video chat facility that promises to make you "feel like your friends are right there with you".
23 Jan 2014
Sydney: Texting on the cell phone while on the road affects your ability to walk and balance. This may impact the safety of people who text and walk at the same time, shows research.