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There’s Now a Name for the Micro Generation Born Between 1977-1983

There’s Now a Name for the Micro Generation Born Between 1977-1983

By Trisha Leigh Zeigenhorn

You have a childhood, youth and adolescence free of having to worry about social media posts and mobile phones. We hit it where we could still adopt in a selective way the new technologies.” Dan Woodman, Associate Professor, University of MelbourneIf you’re getting all nostalgic reading this, chances are that you were born between 1977 and 1983. It’s only seven years – not enough to count as a generation – but our experience is unique to us. So here it is, according to Dan Woodman, an associate professor of sociology at The University of Melbourne: Xennials. Of course, not everyone born during any generation fits into the mold – just most of us – and our experiences can vary due to gender, economics, race, culture, etc.