NIU study investigates effects of 'telepressure'

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - How many text messages have you answered so far today?

Between answering emails, texts, and posting on social media it can be a lot to keep up with.

And researchers at Northern Illinois University have found that college students are especially prone to feeling the "telepressure" to respond quickly to their phones.

NIU psychology professor Larissa Barber joined FOX 32 News at Noon to talk about the first of its kind study and coined the term "telepressure."