Email: larry_nelson@byu.edu
Office: 2091 JFSB
Phone: 801-422-6711
Larry Nelson, Professor

Department: Family Life

Vita

Education

  • PHD, UNIV OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, 2000
  • MS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1996
  • BS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1994

Awards

  • Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award, Brigham Young University, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood
  • Society for Research on Adolescence
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development
  • Society for Research in Child Development

Publication Info

  • Larry J Nelson, Sarah Marie Coyne, Emily Howard, Brandon N Clifford (2016). Withdrawing to a virtual world: Associations between subtypes of withdrawal, media use, and maladjustment in emerging adults. Developmental Psychology.
  • Larry J Nelson, Chienti Lee, Xinxing Duan (2015). Associations between Shyness and Internalizing and Externalizing Problems during Emerging Adulthood in China. Emerging Adulthood.
  • Laura Padilla Walker, Larry J Nelson (2015). Moral worldviews of American religious emerging adults: Three patterns of negotiation between development and culture. Moral Development in a Global World: Research from a Cultural-Developmental Perspective.
  • Stephanie Luster, Larry J Nelson, Dean M Busby (2013). Shyness and communication: Impact on self and partner relationship satisfaction. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.
  • Ashley M Fraser , Laura Padilla Walker, Sarah Marie Coyne, Larry J Nelson, Laura A Stockdale (2012). Bringing out the inner soldier: Associations between violent video games, empathy, and prosocial behavior toward three targets. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
  • Laura Padilla Walker, Larry J Nelson (2012). Black Hawk Down? Establishing helicopter parenting as a distinct construct from other forms of parental control during emerging adulthood. Journal of Adolescence.
  • Laura Padilla Walker, Larry J Nelson, Jason S Carroll (2012). Affording Emerging Adulthood: Parents' Financial Involvement With Their Emerging Adult Children. Journal of Adult Development .
  • Carolyn McNamara Barry, Laura Padilla Walker, Larry J Nelson (2012). The role of mothers and media on emerging adults' religious faith and practices by way of internalization of prosocial values. Journal of Adult Development .
  • Shirene Urry, Larry J Nelson, Laura Padilla Walker (2011). Mother knows best: Correlates of child disclosure and maternal knowledge in emerging adulthood. Journal of Family Studies.
  • Carolyn M Barry, Larry J Nelson (2011). Religiosity in adolescence and emerging adulthood. Encyclopedia of Adolescence.