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American Café program on Millennials Moving Home

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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



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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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?


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!


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.




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.



Clark University

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



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.


History of Emerging Adulthood:

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


A Conversation with Jeffrey Arnett

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