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The demise of guys - Philip Zimbardo


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Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, "Why are boys struggling?" He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and the reasons behind them, while challenging the TED community to think about solutions.

Zimbardo mentions studies that demonstrate a rising rates of shyness and social awkwardness in young men. Zimbardo blames gaming and the Internet—but could there be other causes? What are some other possible explanations?

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