Robert Epstein, PhD, is the former editor in chief of Psychology Today, a contributing editor to Scientific American Mind, and the host of the radio show Psyched! A visiting scholar at the University of CaliforniaSan Diego and former university research professor at the California School of Professional Psychology, he is the founder and director emeritus of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies and the developer of many parenting, adolescence, and other competency tests. He is the author of many articles and books, including The Big Book of series. He lives in San Diego, California.
An original and stimulating book. Epstein argues that modern Western society is deliberately trying to prevent its young people from growing up. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Swordsman
It is seldom recognized in today's Western world that the concept of adolescence did not exist until the 19th century and is found almost solely in the west. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Themnetim
A eye opener. If you work with teens you must have this one.Published 8 months ago by Fernando Tarte Rubio
Not so sure if I agree with all the perspectives about how teenagers think which is the basis for many of the theories in this book.Published on May 6, 2013 by Nat
Dr. Epstein is certainly an intelligent man. However, his philosophies on the degradation of America through extended adolescence are a bit misguided. Read morePublished on March 20, 2013 by B Whitacre