Laurence Steinberg, PhD joins Justin Baeder to discuss his book Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence.
Interview Notes, Resources, & Links
- Find the book Age of Opportunity on Amazon
- Students disengage from school because they’re bored, not because school is too difficult
- Paul Tough’s book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
- Carol Dweck’s book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
About Laurence Steinberg
Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts on adolescence, is a Distinguished University Professor and the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University.
Dr. Steinberg is the author of more than 350 articles and essays on development during the teenage years, and the author or editor of 17 books.
He has been a featured guest on numerous television programs, including CBS Morning News, Today, Good Morning America, 20/20, Dateline, PBS News Hour, and The Oprah Winfrey Show, and is a frequent consultant on adolescence for print and electronic media, including the New York Times and NPR.
He has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Slate, and Psychology Today.
A graduate of Vassar College and Cornell University, Dr. Steinberg is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.
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