Overwhelming Evidence for Generation Me

@article{Twenge2013OverwhelmingEF,
  title={Overwhelming Evidence for Generation Me},
  author={Jean M. Twenge},
  journal={Emerging Adulthood},
  year={2013},
  volume={1},
  pages={21 - 26}
}
  • J. Twenge
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Psychology
  • Emerging Adulthood
Documenting trends in young people’s self-reported traits and attitudes is empirical research, not a complaint or a stereotype. Rising cultural individualism has both good consequences (more gender equality) and more negative ones (narcissism, mental health issues). Arnett seems to believe we should embrace studies of cultural change only if they find positive trends. A total of 11 studies show a generational increase in narcissism, 7 using noncollege samples. They include respondents from high… 

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