Updated Aug 11, 2021, 5:38 PM
Earlier this year, Reviews.org surveyed 1,000 Americans aged 18 and older to learn more about their behavior with their cell phones. The survey found that, on average, Americans check their phones 262 times per day.
It may seem as though our behavior around smartphones is as a result of our wiring, but actually, it's a little more thought-out than that — behind all the flashing and the beeping is something called "behavioral design".
"The success of an app is often measured by the extent to which it introduces a new habit," said app developer Peter Mezyk in an interview with Insider.
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