China's new generation of
freshmen, born in the 1990s, were more open-minded than
their predecessors but less able to cope with frustration, a
survey has found.
survey covered 800 students at Wuhan University in central
China's Hubei Province, who entered in September from all
over the country. They answered questions on consumption,
psychology and social issues.
found to be neither as selfish nor as difficult to get along
with as people generally believed to be, according to the
survey, released on Wednesday by the China Youth Daily.
survey, 77 percent said they were self-confident and 64.8
percent considered themselves open-minded and ready to try
72.3 percent said frustrations would have a negative impact
Yongping, dean of the law college of the university, said
the post-1990s students were more independent in thinking
and choosing than those born in the 1970s and 1980s. He said
their childhood environment -- the Internet age with
abundant information -- had made them precocious,
self-confident and passionate.