Two groups were given the choice betwwen owning a mug or receiving money…
We are afraid of missing ou on experiences and want to be constantly connected to what other are doing.
See the full study here :
Przybylski, A. K., Murayama, K., DeHaan, C. R., & Gladwell, V. (2013). Motivational, emotional, and behavioral correlates of fear of missing out. Computers in human behavior, 29(4), 1841-1848.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2013.02.014