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What does EA stand for?

EA stands for Emerging Adulthood (behavioral science)

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A study published in the Emerging Adulthood journal found that the women spent nearly 12 hours of their days texting, listening to music, surfing the Web and social networking.
We have heard of Tiger Mums and Libby, a thirteen-year-old on the cusp of an emerging adulthood, has the emotional task of negotiating a tiger mother whose social expectations, controlling behaviours and emotional distance result in deeply-felt angst.
This commentary will explore Eriksonian identity formation in emerging adulthood with a special emphasis on how the unique epigenetic struggles of this developmental period may lead to experiences of neuroticism and anxiety.