Your headphone usage might be why you're feeling lonely


By AGENCY

While for some people, the whole point of wearing headphones is to avoid having to talk to people, this should not become a habit as it can result in loneliness and social isolation. — dpa

People can go more than a month without having a meaningful conversation with someone new because of how long they spend wearing headphones, research suggests.

A study by audio firm Jabra found that British headphone users wore them on average 58 minutes a day, with 38% keeping them on to actively avoid talking to others.

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