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Are we more self-absorbed than previous generations, or just more self-aware?

Claude Fischer, professor of sociology | June 26, 2014

For several years some psychologists have been arguing that Americans (especially American youth) of the modern era are more self-absorbed and self-interested than were Americans of an earlier era. (“Earlier” can mean pre-21st century, or pre-1960s, or pre-20th century, or whenever.) Much of the evidence they offer – heavily debated – come from compilations of … Continue reading »