Writing 2021-05-07T17:50:35+00:00

I often write pieces for The Conversation about new research studies or reflecting on current events. I sometimes do the same on my Psychology Today Blog.

I also occasionally write pieces for national magazines and op-eds for online outlets. For example:

The Conversation: Money buys even more happiness than it used to

Institute for Family Studies: Marriage and money: How much does marriage explain the growing class divide in happiness?

The Atlantic: How teens reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020

The Conversation: Why teen depression rates are rising faster for girls than boys

Institute for Family Studies: Six facts about screens and teen mental health that a recent New York Times article ignores

TIME.com: Stop Debating Whether Too Much Smartphone Time Can Hurt Teens, and Start Protecting Them

School Administrator: The Unhealthy State of the Smartphone Age

World Happiness Report: The Sad State of Happiness in the United States and the Role of Digital Media

Washington Post: ‘Gaming disorder’ is only a symptom of a much larger problem

San Diego Union-Tribune: Phone-free schools? Students need distraction-free learning

TIME.com: iGen’s political and racial views

The Conversation: Teens are sleeping less – but there’s a surprisingly easy fix

The Atlantic: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
(adapted from my book, iGen)

The Atlantic: How Long Can You Wait to Have a Baby?

The Atlantic: Millennials: The Greatest Generation or the Most Narcissistic?

The Conversation: How Do We Know the Millennial Generation Exists? Look at the Data

The Conversation: Teens have less face time with their friends — and are lonelier than ever