I was on my way to the office. Suddenly, I felt that my mobile phone was vibrating. When I checked, there was no text, no call, no notification but still, I felt it. This happens to all of us many times while riding while walking or even while sleeping.
It can be our assumption sometimes as we might be expecting some calls or some texts, but when it crosses that bar of a few times, it has become a syndrome.
Yes, my friend, it's time for you to come in acquaintance with a problem, which you have got already in your mind, but you fail to interpret it.
Your over dependency on a smartphone makes you vulnerable and forces you to look at the phone time to time, even if no one is calling or texting you. The sudden urge of wanting social dependency is basically the reason behind this act of yours. Your unconscious mind is just going with what you feel and gives you indications that someone might be calling you.
This is the reason why our brain thinks that someone might have just called us or texted us. But this is not the reality.
Thousands of new apps and unlimited access to the internet keep us engaged with mobile phone throughout the day.
According to a survey, 80% people of those who use smartphone feel it vibrating or even in the worst case, hear it ringing when neither of that is happening in actual.
The survey indicates that the more we use our phone, the more we get addicted to it.
We want to be missed and want people to remain in touch with us all the time.
The Phantom Vibration Syndrome is the perception that one has which makes them think that their mobile phone is vibrating or ringing when it is not.
People feel that their phone is vibrating even when it is placed on the desk. If it happens four times a day, then it is a serious issue.
It's not necessary that you have this syndrome every time you feel your phone is vibrating or ringing, many times, it's the phone with wrecked features or malware.
A machine makes lesser mistakes if compared to human emotions!
According to the survey, the more time a user spends on the phone, more are the chances that he will experience this phenomenon. This is called phantom call, a phantom text.
Compared to people who are above 30 years of age, teens are more prone to getting phantom calls, phantom text.
Smartphone users tend to feel phantom text more than the feature phone users.
Phantom call or phantom text is not a disease. But the user who feels his phone is vibrating will find it difficult to spend a day without it.
You shouldn't be drowning in your phone.
Try to spend less time on the phone. This will decrease dependency on the phone.