robin marantz henig


92YTribeca hosted a talk on “Being Twentysomething” with Robin Marantz Henig and Samantha Henig, the mother-daughter co-authors of Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? and Anna Holmes, Brian Stelter, Emily Gould and Michael Winerip.

The Awl has posted our video of the event and if you have thoughts on twentysomethings, please share them in the comments!

This is a picture of me and one of my favorite scientists, my older sister Esther! We both like sweet hats, the great outdoors and just hanging out. Growing up with her made my childhood awesome, and our friendship as adults has enriched my life.

Robin Marantz Henig recently explored some of the research into relationships between adult siblings. How are those relationships shaped by our childhoods? How do they influence our health? According to one Swedish study:

… satisfaction with sibling contact in one’s 80s was closely correlated with health and positive mood — more so than was satisfaction with friendships or relationships with adult children.

More here.