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Selection of Video Events

10/2013 »

2013 Presidential Address SSEA Conference

Presidential Address, 6th Conference on Emerging Adulthood. Chicago, Illinois, USA, October 2013.
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Clark University

5/2016 »

American Café program on Millennials Moving Home

Radio clip
A new study says that more American young people are moving back home after college than ever before.
Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Psychology, Clark University


10/16/2015 »

2015 SSEA Debate:

Interrogating Emerging Adulthood: Jeffrey Arnett in the Hot Seat
Moderator: Moin Syed
Panel: Dalal Katsiaficas, Monique Landberg, and Maria Wangqcist
Special Guest: Jeffrey Arnett
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2010 »

History of Emerging Adulthood:

Video 1. This video shows Dr. Arnett discussing the basic concepts of his theory of emerging adulthood.

04/28/2015 »

TEDx talks:

Why Does it Take so Long to Grow Up Today?

It takes so long to “grow up” today—finish education, find a stable job, get married—that it makes sense to think of it as a new life stage, emerging adulthood, in between adolescence and young adulthood. But why?

05/11/2015 »

TEDx talks:

Who You Calling Selfish? A Manifesto for Millennials

Lots of people want to know why it is taking so long to grow up these days. Listen to this talk to find out the answer!

09/21/2010 »


 Why are People Taking so Long to Grow Up?

 On Dr. Arnett's theory of emerging adulthood - the phase of life tucked between the salad days of adolescence and the stability of adulthood.

10/02/2013 »


Emerging Adulthood as a Time of Possibilities

Dr. Arnett elaborates on his research into Emerging Adults (ages 18 to 29) and the issues that impact them.

12/21/2014 »


 Emerging Adulthood: A New Feature of 21st Century Society

Today, “30 is the new 20,” as a popular American saying goes, and the transitions to a stable adult life take place closer to age 30 for most young people.

06/01/2009 »


A Conversation with Jeffrey Arnett

Dr. Jeffrey Arnett has identified the period from 18-25 years as the new life stage of “emerging adulthood.”

05/17/2015 »


Parenting During the 20-Something Years

In this show, Dr. Jeffrey Arnett and Elizabeth Fishel discuss their book Getting To 30: A Parent's Guide to the 20-Something Years.

03/28/2012 »

Clark University

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, professor of psychology, spoke to guidance counselors about his research into Emerging Adulthood.