Our Changing Culture
Exploring how Americans think, work, love, play, vote, and learn today.
Jean M Twenge Ph.D.
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Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and the author of iGen and Generation Me.
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).