Placing your mobile phone on the restaurant table is scientifically shown to ruin your meal

So many of us place our phones on the table when we sit down and simply think about whether we should place it face down or face up. The reality is no matter what way it faces, it's ruining your meal and preventing you from meaningful conversation with your companion.

Read the full article below to understand why, "The presence of a mobile phone may orient individuals to thinking of other people and events outside their immediate social context. In doing so, they divert attention away from a presently occurring interpersonal experience to focus on a multitude of other concerns and interests."

 

Putting a mobile phone on the restaurant table will ruin your meal

Mobile phones can damage personal relationships merely by their presence even when not in use, according to new research.

Two studies showed that if a mobile is visible during a conversation it causes people to feel less positive towards the person with whom they are chatting.

The findings suggest that fiddling with your mobile or simply leaving it in view during a romantic dinner or a meeting with a friend could be a serious social faux pas.

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