How Mobile Phones Represent Your Social Network
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Peter Kardos is a research scientist and professor of Psychology at Bloomfield College.

                       

How Mobile Phones Represent Your Social Network

Mobile phones have quickly become a fundamental part of our life and, thus, an important element of our culture. As a cultural object, the mobile phone may now carry meanings. The meaning that the object carries, that is, the mental representations it is associated with, explains how we feel and behave when we engage with or just think about the object. For example, the concept of the national flag is associated with the representation of the country in one’s memory....

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