The Kids Are Alright

The Kids Are Alright

Gen Y. Millenials. The Me Generation. The youngest generation of adults has a number of names—and has been variously described as self-absorbed, short on attention, and respectful of authority. Get to know the new kid in your office (or who's recently moved back into your house).
How Will the Recession Affect Optimistic GenY?

How Will the Recession Affect Optimistic GenY?

By Barbara Ray
As one 20-something told us, "the future is a little more dimmer now."
Millenials in the Workplace

Millenials in the Workplace

By Ray Williams
Generation Y is poised to dominate the workplace.

The Shabbas Box

By David D. Nowell Ph.D.
Using an old shoe box to accentuate the positive!

Lessons My Daughter Taught Me

By Ruth C. White Ph.D.
Parents don't always know better.

Smaller Families Mean Fewer Siblings to Care for Mom and Dad

By Barbara Ray
Millennials should add work-family balance to their OWS demands

A New Generation of "Hippies"

By Barbara Ray
"Just start something" could be the tagline of this generation.

Why Millenials Don't Go To Church

By Andrew Park
The data don't support a demise of religious faith.

A Divorce Takes a Toll on the Relationship between Two Sisters

By Irene S Levine Ph.D.
Their relationship may get closer over time

Super-Charged Safety

By Steve Baskin
Modern parents are overly focused on safety to the detriment of their children.


By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
Getting unstuck from your overly dependent, adult child.

When We Want People to Change

By Miki Kashtan Ph.D.
Do we have the “right” to expect a behavior change from another person?

Is This Generation as Resilient as The Children of the Great Depression?

By Barbara Ray
Children of the Depression bounced back. Will this generation?

Were the youth of yesterday better than the youth of today?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Living in the past can keep you from appreciating the joys of the present

Mentoring and being mentored: A win-win situation

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Mentoring is a two-way street: Young and old can benefit.

What will make your kid succeed in kindergarten?

By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D.
The secret to amazing teachers and successful 6-year-olds.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

American Ephebiphobia

By Thomas J. Leeper PhD
Getting past society’s fear and loathing of youths

What Exactly Do Millennials Care About?

By Goal Auzeen Saedi Ph.D.
Millennial Media blog top 10 includes exotic beauty, facebook, hookups and more.

The “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Repeal and Beyond: Credit the Non-Judgmental Young Adults

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Senators, your youthful constituents are way ahead of you

Eating Disorders: The Dark Side of Vegetarianism?

By Hal Herzog Ph.D.
Is the Skinny Bitch Diet dangerous?

Connecting the dots between snoring, attention deficit, and hyperactivity

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
How snoring can be the cause of your child's behavior problem.

Anne Lamott: On Unexpectedly Becoming a Grandmother

By Jennifer Haupt
Mom's relationship with her son changes upon becoming a grandmother.

Does anyone care about politics anymore?

By Jean M Twenge Ph.D.
Why apathy explains what’s going wrong.

When (and If) 20-Somethings Have Babies

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Encouraging millennials to have more babies probably won’t work.

Those Pitied, Mocked, Envied Years Between the Late Teens and Late Twenties: What Are They Really About?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The stereotype of emerging adults as wanton ne'er-do-wells is just wrong.

Are Today's 20-Somethings Slackers?

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Is 'failure to launch' the new normal?

The Cyborg Generation

By Ira Hyman Ph.D.
Google My Memory

Overcoming the Impact of Divorce and Moving on Today's Children

By Kimberly Key
Solutions for helping children build resilience in change and stress

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Mad Men's Don Draper: Just a Motherless Little Boy

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Loss is an Achilles Heel for Don Draper and others like him

Money Doesn't Stink—but Hourly Wages Do

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
Calculating your hourly wage decreases your happiness during leisure.

Self-esteem vs. Esteemable Selves

By Matthew D. Lieberman Ph.D.
Filling up the esteem tank with the right fuel.

10 Tips for Moving Back In with Parents

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
You can go home again.

How to Lead the Millennial Generation

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Manage Millennials successfully. Here are the keys.