Millennial Delusion, Kid Swagger, Matt vs. The Millennials

Millennial Delusion, Kid Swagger, Matt vs. The Millennials

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 657

  • Aug 28, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 2:18:40 mins

Millennial Delusion (13:00) Danny Crichton, a doctoral student in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School. Researches quantification and politics, with a specific interest in machine learning and its potential effects on policy. He is also the Boston-based writer for TechCrunch, the leading technology startup news source. Danny Crichton says “Millennials are a figment of our imagination, a delusion of marketers and others who believe that the changes in our society are only applicable to a narrow group of people rather than our whole population.” Danny talks with Dr. Townsend about how most MIllennials don't consider themselves "Millennials." Kid swagger (55:38) Dr. Ross Flom is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Brigham Young University. His research examines early perceptual and cognitive development in children in the first three years of life. He is the recipient of the Virginia Cutler Lecture Faculty Fellowship, College of FHSS - School of Family Life and the Young Scholar Awards. He is the author of many papers, including: “Perceptual Narrowing: Retrospect and Prospect”. Dr. Flom mentored two BYU Graduate students in the newly published study “Children’s Recognition of Pride”. Parent Previews (1:40:32) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to look at what is new on DVD this week including Big Game , Aloha, and Citizen Four Matt vs. The Millennials (1:51:35) Dr. Townsend talks with two student producers, Kaylee Daines and Mike Pond, about how millennials work differently and need different things from their employers. For a Millennial work is more than just a paycheck it is a chance to make a difference