University of Texas at El Paso
Psychology Department
Lawrence D. Cohn    

Dr. Lawrence D. Cohn
Personal Information    

Ph.D., Washington University (1984)


Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests    

My research addresses the following topics:

(1) Personality developement

(2) Adolescent risk-taking

(3) Injury prevention.

I conduct both applied and basic research.
Sample Publications Minimize    

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

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Department of Psychology
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso TX, 79968
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