Laurence Steinberg

Laurence Steinberg

Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology, Temple University; Author, Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

Laurence Steinberg is the Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Temple University. His research includes adolescent brain and psychological development, risk-taking and decision-making, family and peer relationships, and school achievement. The author of 400 articles and essays on teenage development, Steinberg has written or edited 17 books, including The 10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting, the college textbook Adolescence, and Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence. He has written for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and appeared on NPR. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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