In a recently published paper in The Journal of Personality, Brad J. Bushman, Scott J. Moeller, Jennifer Crocker described the puzzling phenomenon of young people these days who would much rather prefer to be praised than have sex or eat good food (or sweets). According to a summary of the findings posted at The New York Times, this could be a bad thing which reflects poorly on the upbringing of this generation. But as you’ll read in the comments section, this is widely debated and questionable. Nonetheless, it’s an interesting study…