I don’t suffer these mysterious vibrations alone. In one study into the phenomenon – variously dubbed “phantom ringing,” “phantom vibration syndrome” and vibranxiety – phantom phone vibrations were experienced by 68% of the people surveyed, with 87% of those feeling them weekly, and 13% daily.
What is it that plagues our pockets? The phantom vibrations have only recently gotten the attention of scientists, and while they’ve offered up opinions and hypotheses, peer-reviewed research on the ghostly buzzes is scarce.
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