The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now (Paperback)

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    Meg Jay, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in adult development, and twentysomethings in particular. She is an assistant clinical professor at University of Virginia, and maintains a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Jay earned a doctorate in clinical psychology, and in gender studies, from University of California, Berkeley.
    Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of which has trivialized what is actually the most defining decade of adulthood.

    Drawing from a decade of work with hundreds of twentysomething clients and students,THE DEFINING DECADE weaves the latest science of the twentysomething years with behind-closed-doors stories from twentysomethings themselves. The result is a provocative read that provides the tools necessary to make the most of your twenties, and shows us how work, relationships, personality, social networks, identity, and even the brain can change more during this decade than at any other time in adulthood-if we use the time wisely.

    THE DEFINING DECADE is a smart, compassionate and constructive book about the years we cannot afford to miss.


    ISBN 9780446561754
    Genre PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 239
    Publisher Date 2013-04-02 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Twelve
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 8.5 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.52 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Jay, Meg
    Country of Origin United States

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