- Vanessa C. Boila (author); Tru Kwong (thesis advisor); Mount Royal University Department of Psychology (Degree granting institution)
- Date issued
- 2019-04; 2019-04
- Prior research has suggested that cell-phone use in the classroom and during learningrelated tasks is detrimental to academic performance. Recently, the mere presence of a cell phone has been found to negatively affect relationships and to impair performance on learning and cognitive tasks. The present study explored whether the presence of a cell phone hinders performance on tests that measure pre-existing academic ability. In total, the study evaluated 45 participants who were enrolled in an introductory psychology course at Mount Royal University or who were members of the general public. Three subtests from the Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT-4) were completed: spelling, sentence...
- Appears in collection(s)
- Undergraduate Student Research