Deep Sea Diving in a Jet Ski Age

Wednesday, 01 May 2013

Psychiatrist Keith Ablow joins the chorus of colleagues, as well as sociologists and historians, in a recent online article. The gist: "We are raising a generation of deluded narcissists." He refers to new surveys collected by Dr. Jean Twenge, a psychology professor. Today's college students "are more likely than ever to call themselves gifted and driven to succeed, even though their test scores and time spent studying are decreasing." In short, she calls it "a narcissism epidemic" and many of her colleagues, like Ablow, agree. These data are not ...

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