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Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University

Jean Twenge is the author of more than 160 scientific publications, and several books on the topic of generational differences, most 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.


  • 2008–present
    Professor of Psychology and author, iGen, San Diego State University


  • 1998 
    University of Michigan, Ph.D.