Indians are hooked to their smartphones, no matter how much they deny it and here’s more proof. According to a study conducted by Aligarh Muslim University and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), thecollege student in India, on an average check their mobile phones over 150 times a day.

The research, titled, “Smartphone Dependency, Hedonism and Purchase Behaviour: Implications for Digital India Initiatives,” has been conducted in 20 central universities, where 200 students each were interviewed.

“Anxiety and fear of missing out on information make university students check their mobile devices as many as 150 times a day on an average, an activity which can have adverse effects on the students’ health as well as academics.