Other stu.s also show this generation is more depressed, lonelier, more isolated and getting less sleep. Psychologist Jean M. Twenge says these young consumers, a group she calls iGen, is “on the brink of a mental health crisis.” Has the smartphone harmed an entire generation?.Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? More comfortable online than out partying, post Millennials are safer, physically, But the twin rise of the smartphone and social media has caused an earthquake of a magnitude we’ve not seen in a very long time, if ever..For today’s class, we will be discussing the article, “Has the Smartphone Destroyed a Generation?” by Jean M. Twenge Sept. issue of The Atlantic, here . Writing Prompt Before we begin, I want you to think about the illustrations of the article and the choices the illustrator made. What is happening in the article’s cover image?.Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? Typically, people change through a slow evolution, and so do their behavioral patterns. However, in the modern era, drastic and unprecedented changes have occurred to the millennial generation and the behavior of teens who belong to it..
Smartphone has destroyed a generation