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depression Jean Twenge
2014-10-02 02:30:00

Beth Chee, San Diego State University A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades. Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults from all over the country, Twenge found that Americans now report more psychosomatic symptoms of depression, such as trouble sleeping and trouble concentrating, than their counterparts in the 1980s. “Previous studies found that more people have...

Growing Gap between Teen Materialism And Work Ethic
2013-05-02 09:20:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by San Diego State University (SDSU) has set out to answer the question: Are today´s youth really more materialistic and less motivated than past generations, or do adults tend to perceive moral weakness in the next generation? SDSU psychology professor Jean M. Twenge and Tim Kasser, psychology professor at Knox College, show that there is in fact a growing gap for today´s young adults between the desire to...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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