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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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