Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 8

Study of Mobile Phone Dependence of Undergraduate Students in Relation to their Emotional Maturity

Manpreet Kaur*

Department of Education, Khalsa College of Education, Amritsar, India

*Corresponding Author: Manpreet Kaur, Department of Education, Khalsa College of Education, Amritsar, India.

Received: May 17, 2022; Published: July 29, 2022

Abstract

The most prevailing kind of information and communication technology is the mobile phone, the use of which in the past few years has increased substantially due to social impact. Mobile phones are slowly replacing more and more portable objects that we have been carrying and are still carrying with us: pictures in the wallet, address book, calendar, music player, common transportation tickets and even our wallet. Mobile phone is a great tool and ready-made forum for communication. This digital revolution has touched and turned almost every aspect of life of its users whether it’s physical, social, emotional, moral or ethical etc. Hence, the current study focused to explore the relationship between mobile phone dependence and emotional maturity among undergraduate students. For this purpose, a sample of 100 boys and 100 girls with age ranging from 18-24 years was taken. In this study, the test of mobile phone dependence [4] and emotional maturity scale [18] were used. Findings revealed that inverse and significant relationship exists between mobile phone dependence and emotional maturity of undergraduate students. Results also revealed insignificant gender differences in mobile phone dependence and significant gender differences in emotional maturity of students.

 

Keywords: Mobile Phone Dependence; Emotional Maturity; Communication Technology

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Citation

Citation: Manpreet Kaur. “Study of Mobile Phone Dependence of Undergraduate Students in Relation to their Emotional Maturity". Acta Scientific Neurology 5.8 (2022): 78-83.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Manpreet Kaur. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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