Link to article http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563213003993
Measured cell phone use (CPUse) to include the device’s complete range of functions.
CPUse was negatively related to students’ actual Grade Point Average (GPA).
CPUse was positively related to anxiety (as measured by Beck’s Anxiety Inventory).
GPA was positively and anxiety was negatively related to Satisfaction with Life (SWL).
Path analysis showed CPUse is related to SWL as mediated by GPA and anxiety.
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