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Lawrence D. Cohn

Lawrence D. Cohn

Ph.D., Washington University (1984)
Psychology Department

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

My research addresses the following topics:

  1. Personality development
  2. Adolescent risk-taking
  3. Personality developmen

I conduct both applied and basic research.

Sample Publications

Cohn, L.D., & Westenberg P.M. (2004). Intelligence and Maturity: Meta-analytic Evidence for the Incremental and Discriminant Validity of Loevinger’s Measure of Ego Development. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86, 760-772. View Article

Cohn, L.D. & Becker, B.J.(2003). How meta-analysis increases statistical power. Psychological Methods, 8, 243-253. View Article

Cohn, L.D., Hernandez, D., Byrd, T., & Cortes, M. (2002). A program to increase seatbelt use along the Texas-Mexico border. American Journal of Public Health, 92, 1918-1920. View Article

Cohn, L.D. (1998). Age trends in personality development: a quantitative review. In P.M. Westenberg, A. Blasi, & L.D. Cohn (Eds.) Personality Development: Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger’s Conception of Ego Development. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Cohn, L.D., Macfarlane, S., Yañez, C., & Imai, W. K. (1995). Risk perception: differences between adolescents and adults. Health Psychology, 14, 217-222. View Article