Jean M. Twenge
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Jean M. Twenge is an associate professor of psychology at San Diego State University. She is the author of The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (2009) and Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before (2006). Accounts of her research have appeared in Time, Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and The Washington Post. She has also been featured on Today, NBC Nightly News, Fox & Friends, Dateline NBC, and on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered,and Day to Day. She received an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1993 and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1998. She currently lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and daugher.