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Ty Tashiro is a source for research-informed perspectives about interpersonal relationships, mental health, social trends,  and the psychological effects of technology. See selected media appearances below.

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This is the Modern American Family - The Business of Life (Episode 2)

This is the Modern American Family - The Business of Life (Episode 2)

Watch “How the US Workforce is Changing (Episode 1)” - The idea of the American family has changed dramatically over the past few decades: Young Americans are marrying later, finding marriage and parenthood to be less central concerns. But what does the structure of the modern American family mean for us, and how much is it costing us? To unpack the issue, we've enlisted author Ty Tashiro, New York Magazine's Maureen O'Connor, and Mona Chalabi of FiveThirtyEight. Introducing a new kind of talk show from VICE News. "The Business of Life" is a fresh perspective on the most important issues of our time, as told through the facts, figures, dollars, and cents that shape our world. Hosted by journalist Michael C. Moynihan, each episode brings together an eclectic panel of writers, thinkers, policy experts, and scholars to break down everything you need to make sense of the most complicated topics of our time. All content is the sole property of VICE News. Materials presented are for informational purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the views or endorsement of Bank of America. Bank of America, VICE and/or their partners assume no liability for loss or damage resulting from anyone’s reliance on the information provided. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:

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Ty Tashiro is an author, psychologist, and relationship expert.

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TY TASHIRO is an author, psychologist, and relationship expert. His first book, THE SCIENCE OF HAPPILY EVER AFTER, shows how our decision-making abilities falter when it comes to choosing mates and how insights from social science can help us make smarter decisions. In AWKWARD: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome, he explains why some of the same characteristics that make people feel socially awkward can be the same traits that propel them toward extraordinary achievements. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Minnesota and has been an award-winning professor at the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado. He lives in New York City.

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