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"The Coddling of the American Mind": Are universities overprotecting students?

As students head back to class, a new book challenges colleges to better prepare young people for life after they graduate. “The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure” says many teens and young adults are unprepared for the real world. Authors Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt join “CBS This Morning” to discuss how campuses are teaching students to think in ways that will increase their likelihood of becoming anxious and easily hurt.
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