Dr Jean Twenge
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Jean Twenge has been featured or quoted in many major media, including:

  • Time
  • USA Today
  • New York Times
  • The Washington Post
  • Today
  • Good Morning America
  • CBS This Morning
  • Associated Press
  • NBC Nightly News
  • Dateline
  • National Public Radio


Publicity contact: Andrea Hope Smith, Andrea.Smith@simonandschuster.com, 212-698-7091


The following is a select list of media appearances by Dr. Twenge. All links open in a new tab or window:

San Diego Union-Tribune profile

Time magazine declares Millennials the "Me Me Me Generation"

Fox Business column on Millennials/Generation Me and the workplace 

Sprint Business interview on GenMe in the workplace

HBO Real Sports on kids getting participation trophies (trailer)

Time.com: Huge increase in support for working mothers 

The Huffington Post on acceptance of working mothers 

Time.com: Millennials are more accepting of premarital sex, but are having less of it

The Daily Beast on Millennials and sex

The Huffington Post on Millennials lack of religion being due to cultural change and not age

Health Day on the generations and religion study

Time.com: Tolerance is on the rise -- except for tolerance of bigots

Associated Press story on trust and confidence in institutions reaching all-time lows 

NPR's Marketplace on the decline in trust

NY Magazine on trust

BBC News story on more students thinking they are above average 

Tim Elmore's Growing Leaders Podcast interview

CBS News story on the increase in depressive symptoms

Science Daily on social networking, narcissism, and self-esteem 

Associated Press story on the Great Recession and teen attitudes

Medical Daily on the effects of the Great Recession on teens

Pacific Standard on the fantasy gap between materialism and work ethic

The Globe and Mail on the fantasy gap

USA Today story on increases in individualistic language

The Atlantic on increases in I, me, mine, and you in American books

The Atlantic on the increase in female pronouns in American books

Associated Press story on Millennials' lower civic engagement and (surprise) lower interest in the environment 

Live Science story on generational differences in work values

Live Science story on changes in baby names

Associated Press story on rise in mental health problems

Today show appearance and book excerpt

Newsweek article

Book TV (C-SPAN) video of Jean's talk on The Narcissism Epidemic

Associated Press story on princess parenting

USA Today story on baby names becoming more unique

U.S. News & World Report Q&A

U.S. News & World Report article on myths about narcissism

Ruben Navarrette Jr.'s syndicated column

Op-ed on entitlement created by a childhood of overpraising

Associated Press story on rising narcissism

NPR story on rising narcissism

Washington Post story on entitlement

Author San Diego State University