Jean Twenge

Jean Twenge is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and several trade books on the topic of generational differences, mostly recently “iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood.”

Her current research interests include generational differences in traits, attitudes and behaviors.



Why it matters that teens are reading less
24 Aug 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: reading, social media
Teens are still reading, but what they're reading is short texts and Instagram captions


What might explain the unhappiness epidemic?
30 Jan 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: happiness, smartphones, social media, teenagers, unhappiness
Put down your phone or tablet and go do something – just about anything – else.


Does Apple have an obligation to make the iPhone safer for kids?
10 Jan 2018 | CONNECTING |  
tags: internet, kids and smartphones, smartphones
Why argue with your kids over time limits? Make Apple do the work for you


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