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Kids Perform Better At Schools That Ban Phones, Study Says

Have you ever wondered whether smartphones can make your kids smarter?

Yes, they make them smarter at Snapchat and Candy Crush, but do they help them crunch a math problem with greater mental alacrity?

One survey suggests not.

Performed by the London School of Economics — an institution that didn’t kick me out — this piece of research suggested that in schools than ban phones, 16-year-olds performed better by a potentially crucial 6.41 percent.