Brett Laursen

Summary

Affiliation: Florida Atlantic University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Friend influence over adolescent problem behaviors as a function of relative peer acceptance: to be liked is to be emulated
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, 3200 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:88-94. 2012
  2. pmc Mother and adolescent reports of associations between child behavior problems and mother-child relationship qualities: separating shared variance from individual variance
    William J Burk
    Developmental Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:657-67. 2010
  3. pmc Reconsidering changes in parent-child conflict across adolescence: a meta-analysis
    B Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33314 7714, USA
    Child Dev 69:817-32. 1998
  4. pmc The antecedents and correlates of agreeableness in adulthood
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33301, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:591-603. 2002
  5. pmc Friendship moderates prospective associations between social isolation and adjustment problems in young children
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33314, USA
    Child Dev 78:1395-404. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Trajectories of perceived support in mother-adolescent relationships: the poor (quality) get poorer
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1792-8. 2010
  7. pmc Capturing the peer context: the paradox of progress
    Brett Laursen
    Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology, 3200 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Adolesc 33:897-902. 2010
  8. pmc Relationship network quality: adolescent adjustment and perceptions of relationships with parents and friends
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 7714, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:47-53. 2008
  9. pmc Opposites detract: middle school peer group antipathies
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 106:240-56. 2010
  10. pmc More problems and less support: early adolescent adjustment forecasts changes in perceived support from parents
    Christopher A Hafen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:193-202. 2009

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Friend influence over adolescent problem behaviors as a function of relative peer acceptance: to be liked is to be emulated
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, 3200 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:88-94. 2012
    ..Unstable friends resembled random pairs of youth in that more- and less-accepted partners were comparably uninfluential...
  2. pmc Mother and adolescent reports of associations between child behavior problems and mother-child relationship qualities: separating shared variance from individual variance
    William J Burk
    Developmental Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 38:657-67. 2010
    ..Findings from these analyses indicate that same-reporter variance bias should not be assumed in the absence of dyadic statistical analyses...
  3. pmc Reconsidering changes in parent-child conflict across adolescence: a meta-analysis
    B Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33314 7714, USA
    Child Dev 69:817-32. 1998
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  4. pmc The antecedents and correlates of agreeableness in adulthood
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33301, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:591-603. 2002
    ..High-agreeable adulthood types reported less alcoholism and depression, fewer arrests, and more career stability than did low-agreeable adulthood types...
  5. pmc Friendship moderates prospective associations between social isolation and adjustment problems in young children
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33314, USA
    Child Dev 78:1395-404. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that friendship buffers against the adverse consequences associated with being isolated and presenting adjustment difficulties...
  6. doi request reprint Trajectories of perceived support in mother-adolescent relationships: the poor (quality) get poorer
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:1792-8. 2010
    ..The findings are consistent with the claim that mothers and children with the worst relationships at the outset of adolescence experience the greatest deterioration in relations across the early adolescent years...
  7. pmc Capturing the peer context: the paradox of progress
    Brett Laursen
    Florida Atlantic University, Department of Psychology, 3200 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Adolesc 33:897-902. 2010
    ..In this essay I will summarize some of the methodological developments highlighted in this special section and I will describe some important implications that these improvements hold for research in the future...
  8. pmc Relationship network quality: adolescent adjustment and perceptions of relationships with parents and friends
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 7714, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 78:47-53. 2008
    ..e., low on positive features and high on negative features). The results failed to support the proposition that a single high quality relationship buffers against suboptimal levels of support in other relationships...
  9. pmc Opposites detract: middle school peer group antipathies
    Brett Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 106:240-56. 2010
    ..There was some evidence of rivalry within the mainstream culture: The higher a group's school grades, the more its members disliked groups whose members participated in sports...
  10. pmc More problems and less support: early adolescent adjustment forecasts changes in perceived support from parents
    Christopher A Hafen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    J Fam Psychol 23:193-202. 2009
    ..initial levels of relationship support did not predict changes in adolescent externalizing symptoms). Declines in perceived parental support were steeper at high-initial levels of adolescent externalizing than at average or low levels...
  11. doi request reprint Adolescent psychological and academic adjustment as a function of discrepancies between actual and ideal self-perceptions
    Gail M Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 39:1485-97. 2010
    ..Implications for self-discrepancy measurement, adolescent development, and clinical practice are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of closeness in adolescent romantic relationships
    R E Adams
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, 2912 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314, USA
    J Adolesc 24:353-63. 2001
    ..Neither reciprocity nor authority was associated with relationship duration...
  13. pmc Modeling homophily over time with an actor-partner interdependence model
    Danielle Popp
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1028-39. 2008
    ..Over time, younger members of these dyads had less stable patterns of intoxication than older members, largely because younger partners changed their drinking behavior to resemble that of older partners...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting life satisfaction during middle adulthood from peer relationships during mid-adolescence
    Donna Marion
    Florida Atlantic University, 3200 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33314, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:1299-307. 2013
    ..The findings suggest that the risks of peer rejection-and benefits of friendship-extend from adolescence well into middle age. ..
  15. pmc Trajectories of social withdrawal from middle childhood to early adolescence
    Wonjung Oh
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, 3304 Benjamin Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 36:553-66. 2008
    ..Friendlessness, friendship instability, and exclusion were significant predictors of social withdrawal for the increasing class, whereas lower levels of peer exclusion predicted a decrease in social withdrawal for the decreasing class...
  16. pmc The correlates of conflict: disagreement is not necessarily detrimental
    Ryan E Adams
    Educational Studies Program, University of Cincinnati, OH 45221 0002, USA
    J Fam Psychol 21:445-58. 2007
    ....