The Next Generation

Episode 20

The Next Generation

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Today, six distinct generations are living simultaneously: the greatest generation, the silent generation, baby boomers, Gen Xers, millennials, and the newest group born starting in 1995. In this episode, our guest discusses this group she calls “iGen,” as the first to grow up with smartphones from birth. Host Dan LeDuc interviews Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University and one of the authors featured in Pew’s latest edition of Trend magazine, about the challenges facing this generation and the implications of technology in teen’s lives.

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