Laurence Steinberg

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Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does recent research on adolescent brain development inform the mature minor doctrine?
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Med Philos 38:256-67. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A dual systems model of adolescent risk-taking
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:216-24. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Are adolescents less mature than adults?: minors' access to abortion, the juvenile death penalty, and the alleged APA "flip-flop"
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am Psychol 64:583-94. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Adolescent development and juvenile justice
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:459-85. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Age differences in future orientation and delay discounting
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Child Dev 80:28-44. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: evidence for a dual systems model
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1764-78. 2008
  7. pmc Age differences in resistance to peer influence
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1531-43. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Less guilty by reason of adolescence: developmental immaturity, diminished responsibility, and the juvenile death penalty
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am Psychol 58:1009-18. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical adolescent psychology: what it is, and what it needs to be
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:124-8. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk taking in adolescence: what changes, and why?
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:51-8. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Does recent research on adolescent brain development inform the mature minor doctrine?
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Weiss Hall, 1701 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 6085, USA
    J Med Philos 38:256-67. 2013
    ..The mature minor doctrine, as applied to individuals 15 and older, is thus consistent with recent research on adolescent development...
  2. doi request reprint A dual systems model of adolescent risk-taking
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 52:216-24. 2010
    ..Heightened vulnerability to risk-taking in middle adolescence may be due to the combination of relatively higher inclinations to seek rewards and still maturing capacities for self-control...
  3. doi request reprint Are adolescents less mature than adults?: minors' access to abortion, the juvenile death penalty, and the alleged APA "flip-flop"
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am Psychol 64:583-94. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Adolescent development and juvenile justice
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:459-85. 2009
    ..Taken together, the lessons of developmental science offer strong support for the maintenance of a separate juvenile justice system in which adolescents are judged, tried, and sanctioned in developmentally appropriate ways...
  5. ncbi request reprint Age differences in future orientation and delay discounting
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Child Dev 80:28-44. 2009
    ..Future studies should distinguish between future orientation and impulse control, which may have different neural underpinnings and follow different developmental timetables...
  6. doi request reprint Age differences in sensation seeking and impulsivity as indexed by behavior and self-report: evidence for a dual systems model
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1764-78. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Age differences in resistance to peer influence
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:1531-43. 2007
    ..Middle adolescence is an especially significant period for the development of the capacity to stand up for what one believes and resist the pressures of one's peers to do otherwise...
  8. ncbi request reprint Less guilty by reason of adolescence: developmental immaturity, diminished responsibility, and the juvenile death penalty
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am Psychol 58:1009-18. 2003
    ..The uniqueness of immaturity as a mitigating condition argues for a commitment to a legal environment under which most youths are dealt with in a separate justice system and none are eligible for capital punishment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical adolescent psychology: what it is, and what it needs to be
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:124-8. 2002
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk taking in adolescence: what changes, and why?
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:51-8. 2004
    ..Interventions should begin from the premise that adolescents are inherently more likely than adults to take risks, and should focus on reducing the harm associated with risk-taking behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and affective development in adolescence
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:69-74. 2005
    ..Taken together, these developments reinforce the emerging understanding of adolescence as a critical or sensitive period for a reorganization of regulatory systems, a reorganization that is fraught with both risks and opportunities...
  12. doi request reprint Is adolescence-onset antisocial behavior developmentally normative?
    Glenn I Roisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 603 East Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:295-311. 2010
    ..Findings generally replicated across sex and did not vary as a function of whether antisocial behavior groups were defined using T-scores normed within sex or identified using an empirically driven grouping method applied to raw data...
  13. pmc The developmental significance of adolescent romantic relationships: parent and peer predictors of engagement and quality at age 15
    Glenn I Roisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 603 East Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 38:1294-303. 2009
    ..Results reconcile contrasting views of the origins of romantic relationship engagement and quality and the positive versus negative developmental salience of romantic relationships in adolescence...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors and sequelae of trajectories of physical aggression in school-age boys and girls
    Susan B Campbell
    Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 22:133-50. 2010
    ..Patterns and levels of aggression in boys and girls are discussed as are their predictors and consequences...
  15. doi request reprint Arrested development: the effects of incarceration on the development of psychosocial maturity
    Julia Dmitrieva
    Department of Psychology, Frontier Hall, 2155 South Race Street, University of Denver, Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 24:1073-90. 2012
    ..Furthermore, youths who perceived their incarceration setting as unsafe evinced a decline in temperance. Future research and policy implications are discussed...
  16. pmc Peers increase adolescent risk taking by enhancing activity in the brain's reward circuitry
    Jason Chein
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Sci 14:F1-10. 2011
    ..Results suggest that the presence of peers increases adolescent risk taking by heightening sensitivity to the potential reward value of risky decisions...
  17. doi request reprint Adolescents' exposure to sexy media does not hasten the initiation of sexual intercourse
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:562-76. 2011
    ..With such controls for differential selection in place, we found no evidence that the initiation of sexual intercourse is hastened by exposure to sexy media...
  18. pmc Emotional reactivity and exposure to household stress in childhood predict psychological problems in adolescence
    Benjamin G Shapero
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, 1701 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19122, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:1573-82. 2013
    ..Taken together, the relationship between an individual's childhood context and temperament are important aspects in the prediction of outcomes in adolescents...
  19. pmc Impact of socio-emotional context, brain development, and pubertal maturation on adolescent risk-taking
    Ashley R Smith
    Department of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Temple University, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Horm Behav 64:323-32. 2013
    ..We argue that this asynchrony may be partially linked to pubertal influences on development and specifically on the maturation of the affective, reward-focused processing system. ..
  20. doi request reprint Understanding the school outcomes of juvenile offenders: an exploration of neighborhood influences and motivational resources
    He Len Chung
    Department of Psychology, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 40:1025-38. 2011
    ..Implications are discussed in the context of promoting academic success among juvenile offenders, specifically, and for understanding pathways to healthy adjustment, more generally...
  21. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and health-related risk-taking in adolescence
    C Rylann Testa
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:298-305. 2010
    ..Therefore, adolescents experiencing depressive symptoms, especially those reporting hopelessness, should be considered at jeopardy for a variety of health-related risk-taking behaviors...
  22. pmc Does adolescent alcohol and marijuana use predict suppressed growth in psychosocial maturity among male juvenile offenders?
    Laurie Chassin
    Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Box 871104, Tempe, AZ 85287 1104, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 24:48-60. 2010
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  23. ncbi request reprint Peer influence on risk taking, risk preference, and risky decision making in adolescence and adulthood: an experimental study
    Margo Gardner
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 41:625-35. 2005
    ..These findings support the idea that adolescents are more inclined toward risky behavior and risky decision making than are adults and that peer influence plays an important role in explaining risky behavior during adolescence...
  24. pmc Sex differences in the longitudinal relations among family risk factors and childhood externalizing symptoms
    Ilana Blatt-Eisengart
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Dev Psychol 45:491-502. 2009
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Child-care history, classroom composition, and children's functioning in kindergarten
    Julia Dmitrieva
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Pholadelphia, PA 10122, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:1032-9. 2007
    ..g., fighting and arguing) and higher academic achievement when schooled in classrooms with more peers who had extensive child-care histories...
  26. doi request reprint The influence of neuroscience on US Supreme Court decisions about adolescents' criminal culpability
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 14:513-8. 2013
    ..I conclude that the neuroscientific evidence was probably persuasive to the Court not because it revealed something new about the nature of adolescence but precisely because it aligned with common sense and behavioural science...
  27. doi request reprint Age differences in strategic planning as indexed by the tower of London
    Dustin Albert
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Child Dev 82:1501-17. 2011
    ..Findings support an emerging picture of late adolescence as a time of continuing improvement in planned, goal-directed behavior...
  28. ncbi request reprint Peers increase adolescent risk taking even when the probabilities of negative outcomes are known
    Ashley R Smith
    Department of Psychology, Temple University
    Dev Psychol 50:1564-8. 2014
    ..The findings expand our understanding of how peers influence adolescent decision making and have important implications regarding the value of educational programs aimed at reducing risky behaviors during adolescence...
  29. doi request reprint Should the science of adolescent brain development inform public policy?
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Am Psychol 64:739-50. 2009
    ..He cautions, however, that nonexperts may be unduly swayed by neuroscience evidence and thus that such evidence should be presented with special care...
  30. pmc Effects of anonymous peer observation on adolescents' preference for immediate rewards
    Alexander Weigard
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, USA
    Dev Sci 17:71-8. 2014
    ..The findings have both theoretical and practical implications for our understanding of social influences on adolescents' risky behavior. ..
  31. doi request reprint Early family and child-care antecedents of awakening cortisol levels in adolescence
    Glenn I Roisman
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 603 East Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Child Dev 80:907-20. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Does IQ moderate the relation between psychopathy and juvenile offending?
    Ashley S Hampton
    Department of Psychology, Temple University
    Law Hum Behav 38:23-33. 2014
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved). ..
  33. pmc Adolescent mice, unlike adults, consume more alcohol in the presence of peers than alone
    Sheree Logue
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, USA
    Dev Sci 17:79-85. 2014
    ..The peer effect on human adolescent reward-seeking may reflect a hard-wired, evolutionarily conserved process through which the presence of agemates increases individuals' sensitivity to potential rewards in their immediate environment. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint "Peer influence on risk taking, risk preference, and risk decision making in adolescence and adulthood: An experimental study": Correction to Gardner and Steinberg (2005)
    Margo Gardner
    Department of Psychology, Temple University
    Dev Psychol 48:589. 2012
    ..and Risky Decision Making in Adolescence and Adulthood: An Experimental Study" by Margo Gardner and Laurence Steinberg (Developmental Psychology, 2005[Jul], Vol 41[4], 625-635)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Work group IV: increasing the capacity of parents, families, and adults living with adolescents to improve adolescent health outcomes
    Laurence Steinberg
    Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:261-3. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint The competence-related abilities of adolescent defendants in criminal court
    Norman Poythress
    University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Law Hum Behav 30:75-92. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that as a group, 16-17-year-old Direct File adolescents do not have significant deficits in competence-related abilities due to age or immaturity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Neural mechanisms of resistance to peer influence in early adolescence
    Marie Helene Grosbras
    Brain and Body Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 27:8040-5. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that the probability of resisting peer influence depends on neural interactions during observation of emotion-laden actions...
  38. pmc Legal, individual, and environmental predictors of court disposition in a sample of serious adolescent offenders
    Elizabeth Cauffman
    Psychology and Social Behavior, 3355 Social Ecology II, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Law Hum Behav 31:519-35. 2007
    ....
  39. pmc Relations between neighborhood factors, parenting behaviors, peer deviance, and delinquency among serious juvenile offenders
    He Len Chung
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Dev Psychol 42:319-31. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Parental influences on adolescent problem behavior: revisiting Stattin and Kerr
    Anne C Fletcher
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 27412 6170, USA
    Child Dev 75:781-96. 2004
    ..Analyses are framed and findings are discussed with reference to recent work by Stattin and Kerr (2000; Kerr & Stattin, 2000) on the measurement and meaning of parental monitoring...
  41. ncbi request reprint Juveniles' competence to stand trial: a comparison of adolescents' and adults' capacities as trial defendants
    Thomas Grisso
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Law Hum Behav 27:333-63. 2003
    ..Implications of these results for policy and practice are discussed, with an emphasis on the development of legal standards that recognize immaturity as a potential predicate of incompetence to stand trial...

Research Grants4

  1. Ph IV NICHD Study of Early ChildCare & Youth Developme*
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. ..
  2. Ph IV NICHD Study of Early ChildCare & Youth Developme*
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. ..
  3. Peer Effects on Neural and Behavioral Markers of Risk-Taking
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....