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Laurence Steinberg

American psychologist

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Laurence Steinberg is an American university professor of psychology, specializing in child and adolescent psychological development. Steinberg is a professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he is a Distinguished University Professor, and where he holds a named position, the "Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology". He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has been a Faculty Scholar of the William T. Grant Foundation, and was Director of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice. Steinberg is a former President of the Division of Developmental Psychology of the American Psychological Association and of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Steinberg’s research has focused on a range of topics in the study of contemporary adolescence, including adolescent brain development, risk-taking and decision-making, parent-adolescent relationships, adolescent employment, high school reform, and juvenile justice. Steinberg proposed the Dual Systems Model of adolescent brain development. He has been a frequent consultant to state and federal agencies and lawmakers on child labor, secondary education, and juvenile justice policy.

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University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

University of London

Federal research university in London, England

Vassar College

Private, coeducational liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Temple University

Public research university in Philadelphia, United States

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