Jeffrey Arnett, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Worcester, MA 01610-1477
Dr. Arnett is the originator of the theory of emerging adulthood (on development from age 18-29) and has written many articles and books on this topic. In addition to emerging adulthood, his other scholarly interests include media uses in adolescence, the psychology of globalization, and responses to cigarette advertising. More information on Dr. Arnett and his research can be found at www.jeffreyarnett.com.
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Arnett, J. J. (2010). Adolescence and emerging adulthood: A cultural approach (4th ed.). Boston: Prentice Hall.
Arnett, J. J. (2008). The neglected 95%: Why American psychology needs to become less American. American Psychologist, 63(7), 602-614.
Arnett, J. J. (2008). From “worm food” to “infinite bliss”: Emerging adults’ views of life after death. From theory to research (pp. 231-243). PA: Templeton Foundation Press.
Arnett, J. J. (Ed.) (2007). International encyclopedia of adolescence. New York: Routledge.
Arnett, J. J. (Ed.) (2007). Encyclopedia of children, adolescents, and the media. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Arnett, J. J. (2007). Adolescence and emerging adulthood: A cultural approach (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Arnett, J. J., & Tanner, J. L. (Eds.) (2006). Emerging adults in America: Coming of age in the 21st century. Washington, DC: American Psychogical Association.
Arnett, J. J. (2004). Emerging adulthood: The winding road from the late teens through the twenties. New York: Oxford University Press.
Arnett, J. J. (2002). The psychology of globalization. American Psychologist, 57, 774-783.