Average adult will spend 34 years of their life looking at screens, claims study

Average adult will spend 34 years of their life looking at screens, claims study

Researchers claim that over the span of one’s life, an average adult spends not years but decades gazing at their digital devices. As per a poll by Vision Direct conducted among 2,000 British adults, the typical person will spend 34 years looking at phones, computers, or TVs. During the typical adult lifespan (age 18-81), a person will be glued to their screens for over 13 hours a day.

Cas The Demon
Cas The Demon 3 months

Okay so? This is cool and all but what's the issue? We also literally spend 1/3 of our life asleep. If you're 75 you wasted 25 being asleep.

Orion 3 months

Not all screen time is bad either. If it’s free time, I’m on a computer socializing with friends around the country through gaming. I’d be interested in solitary screen time as a worrying statistic but that would also include electronic books.

Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 3 months

So? Aside from entertainment there's a lot of work, studies and productivity related stuff we also do on screens

Tamás 3 months

Those are rookie numbers

Mike Clark
Mike Clark 3 months

Average academic years ago spend the same time looking at books. That's the issue when the economy switches.

James Villalobos
James Villalobos 3 months

I'm pushing to hit 75 years. I wonder if that would give me some kind of world record

Rational ific
Rational ific 3 months

How about the number of years doing a job you hate?

Mathieu 3 months

Screens hurt your eyes. This shows that we need good quality screens and good habits.

Matt Saunders
Matt Saunders 3 months

Okay, now how much time do we waste with our noses stuffed in dead trees?

The Oracle8191
The Oracle8191 3 months

Glad to be of service 😁

SickOfTribalisem 3 months

Ok cool less them i imagined...

Emma 3 months

How much money are we going to waste on studies like this? We get it, people use electronics.

Steve 3 months

This is why I turn my phone off so much

Christian 3 months

Who cares?

Joseph 3 months

It’s sad

Iestyn Bagnall
Iestyn Bagnall 3 months

Those are rookie numbers, let's be real.

Cody M
Cody M 3 months

"Interesting" I say as I look at my phone to read the article from the internet that allows me to get whatever information I desire in a moment's notice.

User Inactive
User Inactive 3 months

Not seeing an issue here, if anything i'm still waiting for a pair of eyeglasses with transparent displays built into the lenses.

Rhokanth 3 months

How shameful. We should be spending 12 hours a day in coalmines instead.

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 3 months

Yes, because it's more fun than not looking at screens.

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