Jeffrey Arnett Articles & Blogs

Clark Poll 2015 social media
November 9, 2015
There are those who think emerging adults won’t seek out or even accept jobs where they would be blocked from using social media during the workday. They’re wrong. The new Clark University Poll of Emerging Adults: Work, Education and Identity reveals emerging adults (ages 21 to 29) value obtaining the right job over one...
November 2, 2015
Traditional and new media alike love to opine about Millennials, and in many cases a generational divide, whether real or manufactured, rears its head. Recently, the Los Angeles Times' Chris Erskine, who writes the aptly named "Middle Ages" column, ignited the Twitterverse with his provocative piece, "Millennials, you...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
December 3, 2014
For a generation that has grown up amid a parental divorce rate of 50 percent, most millennials – now in or near their thirties, are succeeding remarkably well in their love lives, so far. Clark University, the nation’s leading institution tracking the development of Emerging Adults (18 to 29 years old), has released a new...
Jonas Clark Hall - Clark University
August 23, 2010
  Professor of Psychology Jeffrey Jensen Arnett has struck a national chord with his studies on "emerging adulthood," a term he's coined to describe the phenomenon of young men and women delaying their commitment to careers and relationships. Arnett's research was the subject of a cover story in Sunday's The New York...