Sherry Turkle’s new book Reclaiming Conversation claims that we don’t talk because of our phones. 89% of Americans say that in their last conversation that they took out a phone and it diminished the conversation.
During a lunch conversation Turkle points out that if the phone is turned over and turned off, it deepens the conversation and the empathic connection of the conversation.
Download one of the apps above and see just how pervasive your phone is.
How are your conversation skills?