David Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College where he has taught for the past 30 years. David Myers' love of teaching psychology has been rewarded by students on many occasions with numerous “Outstanding Professor” awards. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization. His scientific articles have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science. He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
As a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, Jean M. Twenge is the author of more than 120 scientific publications on generational differences, cultural change, social rejection, gender roles, the self-esteem and narcissism. Her research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured in Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, NBC. Nightly News, Dateline NBC and National Public Radio.
She has summarized this research for a wider audience in the books Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled- and More Miserable Than Ever Before and The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (co-authored with W. Keith Campbell). She has written for the general public on several websites and magazines, including an article for The Atlantic which was nominated for a National Magazine Award.