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2019-2021 Selection of Media Events

                                                                                     

                                                                                        Featured Article:        What is it About 20-Somethings?

                                                                                        New York Times, Robin Marantz Henig, 8/18/2010

                                                                                             This question pops up everywhere, underlying concerns
                                                                                             about  “failure to launch” and “boomerang kids.”


                                                                                        Featured Article:        Don’t Insult Kids by Comparing Trump to Them

 

                                                                                        New York Times, Jeffrey Arnett, 5/18/2017

                                                                                            Can we all please stop using “child” and “adolescent” as epithets? David Brooks laid out the ways that
                                                                                            President Trump is still a child, and therefore deficient.

 

 

 

 


Questions and answers with Dr. Jeffrey Arnett   

Mary Christie Institute, 9/08/2021

Dr. Arnett answers questions on emerging adulthood and how the term "emerging adulthood" evolved.

Is Remote Work Good or Bad for Gen Z?    

SeattleMet.com, 9/10/2021

In a recent Axios report, Dr. Arnett said that younger employees miss out on ‘socialization and the chance to make the contacts and relationships you make in the workplace that lead to other things.’”

what it's like to enter the workforce...   

New York Times, 7/08/2020

What it's like to enter the work force from your childhood bedroom. (Article)

The truth about millennial narcissism?    

BBC Future 7/28/2020

JA weighs in, “Citing the fact that the young are more likely to volunteer and more tolerant of diversity… today’s emerging adults are not only less narcissistic, they’re ‘an exceptionally generous generation that holds great promise for improving the world’.”

the class of covid-19...    

The Guardian (UK), 7/16/2020

Losing your freedom and autonomy just as you are trying to make your mark in the world can feel devastatingly limiting. ‘Emerging adulthood is the period when people are trying to reach lift-off in their adult lives.'  (Yahoo! Style UK, Yahoo! News UK, MSN News UK, and Yahoo! Finance UK)

It's Okay To Miss Important Life Milestones  

ScoopWhoop (New Delhi, India) 7/8/2020 

"Many students will feel sad, anxious and scared about missing important moments. However, those with a good support system of family and friends will find it easier to cope.”

Generation COVID    

BBC News, Podcast, 7/03/2020

Professor Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is interviewed for this podcast about how COVID-19 has impacted Emerging Adults. His interview begins at approximately the 9:00 mark.

The new boomerang kids...

The Atlantic, 7/03/2020

Moving in with your parents is often seen as a mark of irresponsibility. The pandemic might show the country that it shouldn’t be.

why modern childhood lasts...    

Readitnowonline.com, 6/29/2020

Dr. Arnett talks about ‘a sense of possibility’ that describes the young people of the 21st century. This entails a sense of insecurity about your future but also a feeling of optimism about your possibilities.

why young adults...sex infrequently

Healthline, 6/17/2020

People are having less sex, and the decline is being seen among younger adults, particularly men. The trend may have more to do with the internet and dating apps than morality, fear of pregnancy, or easy access to porn.

Stuck on yourself...(link unavailable)  

 

 Brain World, Winter 2019 

Some also wonder whether the [Narcissistic Personality Inventory] is a reliable test for gauging narcissism. ‘The main flaw is in the way narcissism is measured,’ say Arnett.

Corporate America needs to understand   

Entrepreneur.com, 2/14/2019

... Their development is stunted: more people ages 18 to 29 live with their parents than with a spouse, according to the 2012 Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults...

Stuck on yourself...(link unavailable)  

 

 Brain World, Winter 2019 

Some also wonder whether the [Narcissistic Personality Inventory] is a reliable test for gauging narcissism. ‘The main flaw is in the way narcissism is measured,’ say Arnett.

Corporate America needs to understand   

Entrepreneur.com, 2/14/2019

... Their development is stunted: more people ages 18 to 29 live with their parents than with a spouse, according to the 2012 Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults...

Stuck on yourself...(link unavailable)  

 

 Brain World, Winter 2019 

Some also wonder whether the [Narcissistic Personality Inventory] is a reliable test for gauging narcissism. ‘The main flaw is in the way narcissism is measured,’ say Arnett.

Corporate America needs to understand   

Entrepreneur.com, 2/14/2019

... Their development is stunted: more people ages 18 to 29 live with their parents than with a spouse, according to the 2012 Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults...

Adapting to yourself (radio clip)  

 

BYU Radio, September 2019 

Adapting to life as an empty nester. Interview with Jeffrey Arnett.

Millennials Are Changing The Face Of Adulthood   

Rocket HQ, 11/15/2019

Over the last few years, the term ‘adulting’ has popped into society’s vernacular. … Millennials’ usage of the term suggests a level of psychic discomfort. Millennials have a desire to be a part of the adult...

The college payoff  

 

 Psychology Today, 11/22/2019

It makes a lot of sense for young people (and their parents) to do what they can to make it possible to reach the goal of a college degree, even if it means taking on debt that seems daunting at the time.

Teens seem to be taking longer to grow up   

Washington Post, 9/04/2019

… There is even a name for the phenomenon marked by slowed maturation: emerging adulthood. Developed by Jeffrey Arnett, a research professor of psychology at Clark University, the term refers...

When kids grow up: How to support adult children   

 

Washington Post, 8/27/2019 

There’s no shortage of advice for managing the early years of parenting, but a child’s journey from late adolescence to early adulthood can be just as challenging for parents, maybe even more so.

The spirit of woodstock 50 years later   

Psychology Today, 8/16/2019

Research Professor Jeffrey Jensen Arnett authored this blog. “… The truth is, the Baby Boomers were never as revolutionary as they seemed. There were revolutionaries among them, to be sure, and...

Confirmed: Millennial men live...  

 

  Yahoo Finance, 5/17/2019 

More millennial men are choosing to live with their parents compared to previous generations, according to an analysis by J.P. Morgan. …Clark University Psychology Professor Jeffrey Arnett responds.

Do We Really Need a New Term...   

Psychology Today, 5/4/2019

In a recent CBS This Morning episode, life coach Barbara Waxman suggests that the term ‘middlescence’ should replace midlife crisis.  Clark University’s Jeffrey Arnett responds.

Stuck on yourself...(pdf)  

 

 Brain World, Winter 2019 

Some also wonder whether the [Narcissistic Personality Inventory] is a reliable test for gauging narcissism. ‘The main flaw is in the way narcissism is measured,’ say Arnett.

Dont think the worst about your teenager   

Wall Street Journal, 1/30/2019 

Though the teen years can be a turbulent time, decades of research show that these stereotypes aren’t inevitable or biological, and they certainly don’t apply to the overwhelming majority of teens….


Selection of 2018 media events  

 

January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

New York Times; Psychology Today; Telegram and Gazette; and many more

Millennials in the Workplace      

BBC Radio 4, 1/23/2019 

Professor Arnett is interviewed about emerging adults and millennials in the workplace. “Young people are being measured by the old yardsticks, by especially their parents and their grandparents.