Smartphone addiction is unlikely to be caused by notifications, a study by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) suggests.
It found that 89% of interactions with phones were unprompted, with only 11% responding to an alert.
Group chats were also considered a “source of distress” for participants in the study… More here.
I am not surprised by this. How many times do you pick up your phone and then wonder why you did so? I do that all of the time.