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I think we like our phones more than we like actual people.”I’ve been researching generational differences for 25 years, starting when I was a 22-year-old doctoral student in psychology.
She answered her phone—she’s had an i Phone since she was 11—sounding as if she’d just woken up. ,” I asked, recalling my own middle-school days, in the 1980s, when I’d enjoy a few parent-free hours shopping with my friends. “We’ll go with my mom and brothers and walk a little behind them. I have to check in every hour or every 30 minutes.”Those mall trips are infrequent—about once a month.These changes have affected young people in every corner of the nation and in every type of household.The trends appear among teens poor and rich; of every ethnic background; in cities, suburbs, and small towns.The aim of generational study, however, is not to succumb to nostalgia for the way things used to be; it’s to understand how they are now.Some generational changes are positive, some are negative, and many are both.