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My smartphone, myself: digital separation anxiety in the postmodern world

Abraham Martínez González, Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación Are we living in a postmodern screen dream? Has this ever happened to you: you accidentally leave your cell phone at home, and it feels like your soul has stayed there with it? Your nerves crackle, you feel short of breath - in short, you panic. The specific reaction to a forgotten device depends on the individual, but in the end it's basically separation anxiety: you find yourself far from something that's really important to you.
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