Janne Lindqvist's research featured in "Rutgers Today"



Smartphone Interruptions: Are Yours Relentless and Annoying?

A Rutgers study, featured in Rutgers Today, reveals that personality traits influence and help predict receptiveness to smartphone notifications.

"Ideally, a smartphone notification management system should be like an excellent human secretary who knows when you want to be interrupted or left alone", said Janne Lindqvist, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Rutgers’ School of Engineering. “We know that people struggle with time management all the time, so a smartphone, instead of being a nuisance, could actually help with things.”

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