J M Twenge

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion and the deconstructed state: time perception, meaninglessness, lethargy, lack of emotion, and self-awareness
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:409-23. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint It's beyond my control: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of increasing externality in locus of control, 1960-2002
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:308-19. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Generational changes and their impact in the classroom: teaching Generation Me
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Med Educ 43:398-405. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion decreases prosocial behavior
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:56-66. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Generational changes in materialism and work centrality, 1976-2007: associations with temporal changes in societal insecurity and materialistic role modeling
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:883-97. 2013
  6. pmc Increases in individualistic words and phrases in American books, 1960-2008
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40181. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Generational differences in young adults' life goals, concern for others, and civic orientation, 1966-2009
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1045-62. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Replenishing connectedness: reminders of social activity reduce aggression after social exclusion
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:205-24. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Egos inflating over time: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers 76:875-902; discussion 903-28. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Increases in positive self-views among high school students: birth-cohort changes in anticipated performance, self-satisfaction, self-liking, and self-competence
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1082-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion and the deconstructed state: time perception, meaninglessness, lethargy, lack of emotion, and self-awareness
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:409-23. 2003
    ..Excluded participants also tried to escape from self-awareness by facing away from a mirror (Experiment 6)...
  2. ncbi request reprint It's beyond my control: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of increasing externality in locus of control, 1960-2002
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:308-19. 2004
    ..The implications are almost uniformly negative, as externality is correlated with poor school achievement, helplessness, ineffective stress management, decreased self-control, and depression...
  3. doi request reprint Generational changes and their impact in the classroom: teaching Generation Me
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182 4611, USA
    Med Educ 43:398-405. 2009
    ..Generational changes are rooted in shifts in culture and should be viewed as reflections of changes in society...
  4. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion decreases prosocial behavior
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 92:56-66. 2007
    ..The implication is that rejection temporarily interferes with emotional responses, thereby impairing the capacity for empathic understanding of others, and as a result, any inclination to help or cooperate with them is undermined...
  5. doi request reprint Generational changes in materialism and work centrality, 1976-2007: associations with temporal changes in societal insecurity and materialistic role modeling
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 39:883-97. 2013
    ..When materialistic values increased, work centrality steadily declined, suggesting a growing discrepancy between the desire for material rewards and the willingness to do the work usually required to earn them. ..
  6. pmc Increases in individualistic words and phrases in American books, 1960-2008
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40181. 2012
    ..Language in American books has become increasingly focused on the self and uniqueness in the decades since 1960...
  7. doi request reprint Generational differences in young adults' life goals, concern for others, and civic orientation, 1966-2009
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1045-62. 2012
    ..The results generally support the "Generation Me" view of generational differences rather than the "Generation We" or no change views...
  8. ncbi request reprint Replenishing connectedness: reminders of social activity reduce aggression after social exclusion
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
    Br J Soc Psychol 46:205-24. 2007
    ..The effect was mediated by trust in other people but not by state self-esteem or mood. Rejected participants who have an alternative source of social connection eschew the increased aggression usually displayed after social exclusion...
  9. doi request reprint Egos inflating over time: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers 76:875-902; discussion 903-28. 2008
    ..The results complement previous studies finding increases in other individualistic traits such as assertiveness, agency, self-esteem, and extraversion...
  10. doi request reprint Increases in positive self-views among high school students: birth-cohort changes in anticipated performance, self-satisfaction, self-liking, and self-competence
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:1082-6. 2008
    ..These results suggest that there has been a small increase in positive self-views across the generations, but that it has not been accompanied by an increase in general self-competence...
  11. doi request reprint Change over time in obedience: The jury's still out, but it might be decreasing
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Am Psychol 64:28-31. 2009
    ..Burger's results are consistent with documented changes in personality traits over the generations, including increases in nonconformist traits such as assertiveness, self-esteem, and narcissism...
  12. doi request reprint Birth cohort increases in psychopathology among young Americans, 1938-2007: A cross-temporal meta-analysis of the MMPI
    Jean M Twenge
    San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:145-54. 2010
    ..The results best fit a model citing cultural shifts toward extrinsic goals, such as materialism and status and away from intrinsic goals, such as community, meaning in life, and affiliation...
  13. doi request reprint Generational differences in mental health: are children and adolescents suffering more, or less?
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:469-72. 2011
    ..This mixed pattern of results may be rooted in the increasing use of antidepressants and therapy and the improvement in some cultural indicators. However, the incidence of youth mental health problems remains unacceptably high...
  14. ncbi request reprint If you can't join them, beat them: effects of social exclusion on aggressive behavior
    J M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:1058-69. 2001
    ..However, excluded people were not more aggressive toward someone who issued praise (Experiment 3). These responseswere specific to social exclusion (as opposed to other misfortunes) and were not mediated by emotion..
  15. ncbi request reprint Race and self-esteem: meta-analyses comparing whites, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and American Indians and comment on Gray-Little and Hafdahl (2000)
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:371-408; discussion 409-20. 2002
    ..The results are most consistent with a cultural interpretation of racial differences in self-esteem...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion causes self-defeating behavior
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:606-15. 2002
    ..Thus, the effect goes beyond just hearing bad news. Emotional distress did not significantly mediate these effects across 3 different mood measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Age, gender, race, socioeconomic status, and birth cohort differences on the children's depression inventory: a meta-analysis
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:578-88. 2002
    ..However, Hispanic samples scored significantly higher on the CDI. Analyses for birth cohort showed a slight decrease in boys' CDI scores over time and no change for girls. Longitudinal studies demonstrated a marked testing effect...
  18. ncbi request reprint "Isn't it fun to get the respect that we're going to deserve?" Narcissism, social rejection, and aggression
    Jean M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92182 4611, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:261-72. 2003
    ..Self-esteem plays little role in predicting aggression in response to rejection. These results suggest that the combination of narcissism and social rejection is a powerful predictor of aggressive behavior...
  19. pmc It's the thought that counts: The role of hostile cognition in shaping aggressive responses to social exclusion
    C Nathan DeWall
    Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506 0044, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 96:45-59. 2009
    ..These findings provide a first step in resolving the mystery of why social exclusion produces aggression...
  20. ncbi request reprint Changes in women's assertiveness in response to status and roles: a cross-temporal meta-analysis, 1931-1993
    J M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, California 92182 4611, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 81:133-45. 2001
    ..Men's scores do not demonstrate a significant birth cohort effect overall. The results suggest that the changing sociocultural environment for women affected their personalities, most likely beginning in childhood...
  21. ncbi request reprint The age of anxiety? Birth cohort change in anxiety and neuroticism, 1952-1993
    J M Twenge
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 7123, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 79:1007-21. 2000
    ..Economic factors, however, seem to play little role. Birth cohort, as a proxy for broad social trends, may be an important influence on personality development, especially during childhood...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of social exclusion on cognitive processes: anticipated aloneness reduces intelligent thought
    Roy F Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 7123, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:817-27. 2002
    ..The cognitive impairments appeared to involve reductions in both speed (effort) and accuracy. The effect was not mediated by mood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal rejection as a determinant of anger and aggression
    Mark R Leary
    Department of Psychology, Wake Forest University, NC 27109, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 10:111-32. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint That swimsuit becomes you: sex differences in self-objectification, restrained eating, and math performance
    B L Fredrickson
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1109, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 75:269-84. 1998
    ..Additionally, self-objectification diminished math performance for women only. Discussion centers on the causes and consequences of objectifying women's bodies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Social exclusion impairs self-regulation
    Roy F Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:589-604. 2005
    ..Thus, rejected people are capable of self-regulation but are normally disinclined to make the effort...
  26. doi request reprint Making choices impairs subsequent self-control: a limited-resource account of decision making, self-regulation, and active initiative
    Kathleen D Vohs
    Marketing Department, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 94:883-98. 2008
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