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Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University

Jean Twenge is the author of more than 150 scientific articles and several trade books on the topic of generational differences, mostly recently "iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood."

Her current research interests include generational differences in traits, attitudes and behaviors.


  • –present
    Professor of Psychology and author of Generation Me, San Diego State University


  • 1998 
    University of Michigan, Ph.D.