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Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before
The Associated Press calls them 'the entitlement generation', and they are storming into schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. They are today's young people, a new generation with
A Review of the Empirical Evidence on Generational Differences in Work Attitudes
PurposeThis article reviews the evidence for generational differences in work values from time-lag studies (which can separate generation from age/career stage) and cross-sectional studies (which
Generational Differences in Work Values: Leisure and Extrinsic Values Increasing, Social and Intrinsic Values Decreasing
Organizations are currently facing the retirement of many older workers and the challenge of recruiting and retaining young talent. However, few studies have empirically substantiated generational
Social exclusion impairs self-regulation.
Rejected people are capable of self-regulation but are normally disinclined to make the effort, and decrements in self- regulation can be eliminated by offering a cash incentive or increasing self-awareness.
If you can't join them, beat them: effects of social exclusion on aggressive behavior.
Responses were specific to social exclusion (as opposed to other misfortunes) and were not mediated by emotion.
The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Narcissism -- a very positive and inflated view of the self -- is everywhere. It's what you have if you're a politician and you've strayed from your wife, and it's whyEfive times as many Americans
Generational differences in psychological traits and their impact on the workplace
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Parenthood and Marital Satisfaction: A Meta-Analytic Review.
This meta-analysis finds that parents report lower marital satisfaction compared with nonparents (d=−.19, r=−.10). There is also a significant negative correlation between marital satisfaction and
Race and self-esteem: meta-analyses comparing whites, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and American Indians and comment on Gray-Little and Hafdahl (2000).
Black' self-esteem increased over time relative to Whites', with the Black advantage not appearing until the 1980s, and Black and HispanicSelf-esteem was higher in groups with high socioeconomic status, most consistent with a cultural interpretation of racial differences in self- esteem.
Social exclusion decreases prosocial behavior.
Social exclusion caused a substantial reduction in prosocial behavior and the implication is that rejection temporarily interferes with emotional responses, thereby impairing the capacity for empathic understanding of others and as a result, any inclination to help or cooperate with them is undermined.