Kate: Speaking of paying attention, they say that's the reason no one bothers to read nowadays. This onslaught of media has shortened our attention spans substantially.
Caleb: The DSM-V is listing several new disorders directly associated with the overuse of smart devices. Like the sensation that your phone is vibrating, or making noise and really it's not.
Kate: That totally happens to me.
Caleb: It comes from our need to be and feel connected to someone or something besides our own internal dialogue. We're conditioning ourselves to only ever do that through our phones.
Kate: Wait a minute... Are you trying to tell me I have a disorder?!