Please Step Away From Your Phone. Don't Worry, You'll Survive

It's almost a regular part of daily conversations -- or at least the interruptions are. Smartphones manage to take a big chunk of our time considering how small they are. Whether it's the ding of an email, a spam phone call or a notification from Instagram that someone posted for the first time in a long time, the effect is the same -- it interrupts a face-to-face interaction with another person.