Our Changing Culture

Exploring how Americans think, work, love, play, vote, and learn today.

Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, the author of Generation Me, and co-author of The Narcissism Epidemic.


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About Our Changing Culture

Our culture is changing. Technology both connects us and isolates us, which effects our social life from personal relationships to the community and civic life. Managers and educators are trying to figure out the new generation of young people, sometimes called Millennials or GenY (I call them Generation Me). Anxiety is common -- as just one example, women worry about their fertility even before they start trying (one reason I wrote The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant).

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