Every generation seems to think that today's youth are a sorry bunch. Once, young boomers were put down for being dirty hippies; now some of those same boomers are blaming millennials for killing everything good in the world. But it can't be true that every generation is worse than the one before; after all, life expectancy and literacy rates keep climbing. So why do people grow up to think this way? A new study argues that these beliefs have less to do with the kids and more to do with the memory and self-image of the people who hold these opinions.
You Are What You Stereotype
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Written by Linda Lombardi November 15, 2019
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