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Michael Larson

Professor
Psychology, Psychology

244 TLRB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Please see Dr. Larson's lab website at http://cogneuro.byu.edu for more information about Dr. Larson and his lab.

Research Interests

The aims of my Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (CCNN) lab and research program center on these cognitive control functions and are four-fold. First, we (myself, students, and collaborators) test hypotheses about behavioral (e.g., response times, error rates) and neural (primarily event-related potential [ERP] and functional magnetic resonance imaging [fMRI]) reflections of cognitive control to determine how the brain exerts control of behavior, adjusts in the presence of conflict and errors, and under what conditions cognitive control is enhanced or compromised. Second, we aim to understand the lifespan developmental course and subsequent deterioration of cognitive control component processes associated with neurologic insult or psychopathology, such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), autism, depression, or anxiety. Understanding these neural processes can assist our understanding of cognitive rehabilitation, psychotherapy, or pharmacological treatment. Third, we aim to identify the role of cognitive control component processes in exercise and food-related behaviors, including food-related response inhibition and the role of cognitive control in food intake, exercise, and obesity. Fourth, we aim to determine the psychometric properties of biological measures, such as ERPs, to both improve current research and allow for future clinical application. Attention to psychometrics demonstrates our lab’s dedication to rigorous research and strong methodology.

Dr. Larson also works with Dr. Erin Bigler, Dr. Tricia Merkely, Dr. Derin Cobia, and Dr. Shawn Gale (and multiple additional affiliated faculty) training students in clinical neuropsychology. Please see Dr. Larson's lab website at http://cogneuro.byu.edu for more information about Dr. Larson and his lab.

I also oversee the BYU Chapter of the Association of Neuropsychology Students and Trainees (ANST). If you would like to learn more or see upcoming events for the BYU ANST group you can visit our website here: https://sites.google.com/view/byuanstchapter/home?authuser=0

Licenses and Certifications

  • State of Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing, Clinical Psychologist (2010 - 2012)

Honors and Awards

  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2016 - Present)
  • Included as a Top-Cited Scholar for Scientific Field (2017-year metric), PLoS Biology. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000384 (2019 - 2019)
  • Martin B. Hickman Innovation in Teaching Award, BYU College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (2018 - 2018)
  • University Young Scholar Award, Brigham Young University (2015 - 2015)
  • College Outstanding Young Alumnus, University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions (2014 - 2014)
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus, University of Florida Department of Clinical and Health Psychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, BYU Psi Chi (2009 - 2009)

Memberships

  • International Organization for Psychophysiology (2013 - Present)
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research (2010 - Present)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (2004 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2016 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, International Organization of Psychophysiology (2016 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Children's Healthcare Journal (2013 - 2020)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Behavioural Neurology (2014 - 2017)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2013 - 2016)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Psychology (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Brain Imaging and Behavior (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cognition and Emotion (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Experimental Psychology (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, PLOS ONE (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychiatry Research (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology (2015 - 2015)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2013 - 2015)
  • Committee/Council Member, International Neuropsychological Society (2012 - 2015)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Assessment (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Psychology (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Brain and Cognition (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Brain Imaging and Behavior (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Clinical Neurophysiology (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Neuroimage: Clinical (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Progress in Neurobiology (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychiatry Research (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Biological Psychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Child Psychiatry and Human Development (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Experimental Psychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Neuropsychology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology (2013 - 2013)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Sex Roles (2013 - 2013)
  • Committee/Council Chair, International Neuropsychological Society (2011 - 2012)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Behavioral Neuroscience (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cerebral Cortex (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Elsevier Press Book Review (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Experimental Brain Research (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Neuropsychologia (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, PLoS One (2011 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychophysiology (2011 - 2011)
  • Other, International Journal of Psychophysiology (2009 - 2011)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience (2010 - 2010)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Guilford Press (2010 - 2010)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Human Brain Mapping (2010 - 2010)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Ad-Hoc Reviewer for Psychophysiology (2009 - 2010)

Courses Taught

Publications

Peter E Clayson Emily S Kappenman William J Gehring Gregory A Miller Michael J Larson Lindsay M Fruehauf Joseph E Fair Spencer W Liebel Daniel Bjornn Michael J Larson Kaylie A Carbine Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Joshua L Smith Kaylie A Carbine Michael J Larson Larry Allan Tucker William F Christensen James Derek LeCheminant Bruce W Bailey Peter E Clayson Kaylie A Carbine Scott A Baldwin Joseph A Olsen Michael J Larson Kaylie A Carbine Alexandra M Muir Whitney D Allen James Derek LeCheminant Scott A Baldwin Chad D Jensen Christopher B Kirwan Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson Alexandra M Muir Ariana Hedges-Muncy Ann Clawson Kaylie A Carbine Michael J Larson Kaylie A Carbine Jillesa Anderson Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant Bruce W Bailey Kayla M Frodsham Joseph E Fair Robert B Frost Ramona Ovard Hopkins Erin David Bigler Sarah Majercik Joseph Bledsoe David Ryser Joel MacDonald Ryan Barrett Susan D Horn David Pisani Mark Stevens Michael J Larson Kayla M Frodsham Nathan R Randall Kaylie A Carbine Rebekah E Rodeback James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Rebekah E Rodeback Ariana Hedges-Muncy Isaac J Hunt Kaylie A Carbine Patrick R Steffen Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Kaylie A Carbine Michael J Larson Marina Milyavskaya Michael Inzlicht Travis Johnson Michael J Larson Travis D Masterson Christopher B Kirwan Lance E Davidson Michael J Larson Kathleen L Keller S Nichole Fearnbach Alyssa Evans James Derek LeCheminant Kaylie A Carbine Rebekah Rodeback Erin Modersitzki Marshall Miner James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Michael O'Donnell Leif D Nelson et al. Scott A Baldwin Scott Ronald Braithwaite Michael J Larson Kaylie A. Carbine Kara M. Duraccio Christopher B Kirwan Nathan M. Muncy James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Ann Clawson Mikle Don South Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson Kaylie Carbine Michael J Larson Lora Romney Larry Allan Tucker Bruce W Bailey Tyler Clark James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Jason S Moser S Majercik J Bledsoe D Ryser Ramona Ovard Hopkins J E Fair R Brock Frost J MacDonald R Barrett S Horn D Pisani Erin David Bigler S Gardner M Stevens Michael J Larson Lora Romney Michael J Larson Tyler Clark Larry Allan Tucker Bruce W Bailey James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Peter A. Clayson Cierra M. Keith Isaac J. Hunt Dawson Ward Hedges Brent Nielsen Vaughn R A Call Michael J Larson Jason S Moser Timothy P Moran Chelsea Kneip Hans S Schroder Michael J Larson Whitney Worsham Whitney E. Gray Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson Peter E. Clayson Mark Primosch Marco Leyton Scott C Steffensen Patrick R Steffen Michael J Larson Dustin M Logan Kyle R Hill Michael J Larson Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson Peter E. Clayson Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant Kaylie Carbine Kyle Hill Ed Christenson Travis Masterson Rick LeCheminant Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant Kyle Hill Kaylie Carbine Travis Masterson Ed Christenson Marie Good Michael Inzlicht Michael J Larson Ann Clawson Peter Clayson Mikle Don South Erin David Bigler Michael J Larson Dustin M Logan Kyle R Hill Rochelle Jones Julianne Holt-Lunstad Michael J Larson Joseph F McGuire Erika A Crawford Jennifer M Park Eric A Storch Tanya K Murphy Michael J Larson Adam B Lewin Michael J Larson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Kathryn Whitcomb Isaac J. Hunt Daniel Bjornn Marni L Jacob Michael J Larson Eric A Storch Ann Clawson Peter E Clayson Whitney Worsham Oliver Johnston Mikle Don South Michael J Larson Adam B Lewin Michael J Larson Jennifer M Park Joseph F McGuire Tanya K Murphy Eric A Storch Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Ann Clawson Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Tricia Merkley Michael J Larson Erin David Bigler Daniel A Good William M Perlstein Ann Clawson Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen Mark Primosch Michael J Larson Alexander C Gray Peter E Clayson Rochelle Jones Christopher B Kirwan Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson Eric A Storch Michael J Larson Jill Ehrenreich-May Elysse B Arnold Anna M Jones Patricia Renno Cori Fujii Adam B Lewin P Jane Mutch Tanya K Murphy Jeffrey J Wood Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Bliss Hanlon Michael J Larson Bruce W Bailey James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Ann Clawson Peter Clayson Mikle Don South Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Eric A Storch Adam B Lewin Michael J Larson Gary R Geffken Tanya K Murphy Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin Mark Douglas Allen Dawson Ward Hedges Thomas J Farrer Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson Sarah White Julianne Dana Michael J Crowley Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Christopher N Sozda Michael J Larson David A Kaufman Ilona M Schmalfuss William M Perlstein Eric A Storch Nicole E Caporino Jessica R Morgan Adam B Lewin A Rojas L Brauer Michael J Larson Tanya K Murphy Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Thomas J Farrer Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Joseph E Fair Thomas J Farrer William M Perlstein Jeannette M Reid Elysse Arnold Sabra Rosen Greg Mason Michael J Larson Tanya K Murphy Eric A Storch William M Perlstein Michael J Larson Nathan Earl Peter Clayson Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Erin Krauskopf Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Tricia Merkley Michael J Larson Mikle Don South Peter E Clayson Joseph E Fair Michael J Larson Michael J Larson Daniel A Good Michael J Larson Jason A Demery Michael J Larson Neha K Dixit Russell M Bauer William M Perlstein Michael J Larson Scott A Baldwin Daniel A Good Joseph E Fair Eric A Storch Michael J Larson Lawrence H Price Steven A Rasmussen Tanya K Murphy Wayne K Goodman Michael J Larson Scott A Baldwin Daniel A Good Arjan Berkeljon Eric A. Storch Steven A Rasmussen Lawrence H. Price Michael J Larson Tanya K. Murphy Wayne K. Goodman Michael J Larson Joseph E Fair Daniel A Good Scott A Baldwin Eric A Stroch Michael J Larson Jordana Muroff Nicole Caporino Daniel Geller Jeanette M Reid Jessica Morgan Patrice Jordan Tanya K Murphy Michael J Larson Daniel A Good Joseph E Fair Yeraz Markarian Michael J Larson Mirela A Aldea Scott A Baldwin Daniel A Good Arjan Berkeljon Tanya K Murphy Eric A Storch Dean McKay

Presentations

Kaylie A Carbine Katie Slinn Corey J Pettit Kyle Hill James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson
Jessica Davies A Evans Kaylie A Carbine Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant
Ann Clawson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
Kaylie A Carbine Katie Slinn James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson
A Clawson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
Michael J Larson D Weissman Christopher B Kirwan P Clayson
K Carbine K Slinn C Pettit R LeCheminant James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson
K Carbine A Clawson P Clayson I Hunt Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
D Logan K Hill Michael J Larson
P Clayson S Bergin A Clawson Scott C Steffensen M Leyton Michael J Larson
J Fair S Leibel D Bjornn Michael J Larson
I Hunt Y Caldwell Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
Ann Clawson B Anderson K Carbine Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
Bruce W Bailey Sharla Compton Tanner Hardy Michael J Larson
Michael J Larson Cynthia Perry Dawson Ward Hedges Brent Nielsen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Vaughn R A Call
Ann Clawson Peter E. Clayson Michael J Larson
Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin
Daniel K Bjornn Joseph E Fair Spencer W Liebel Kyle R Hill Michael J Larson
K R HIll I Hunt Cinthia E Perry Dawson Ward Hedges Brent Nielsen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Michael J Call Michael J Larson
Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson
Kaylie Carbine Tanja Endrass Michael J Larson
Kaylie A Carbine Tanja Endrass Michael J Larson
D Nick Top Dan Bjornn Michael J Larson Mikle Don South
Joseph F. McGuire Erica A. Crawford Jennifer M. Park Eric A. Storch Tanya K. Murphy Michael J Larson Adam B. Lewin
Joseph E Fair Daniel K Bjornn Spencer Liebel Michael J Larson
Isaac J. Hunt Ann Clawson Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson
Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson
Sanam Jivani Isaac J. Hunt Peter E. Clayson Thomas J. Farrer Shelli Jones Michael J Larson
Kyle Hill Dustin M. Logan Michael J Larson
Isaac J. Hunt Peter E. Clayson Thomas J. Farrer Shelli Jones Erin David Bigler Michael J Larson
Michael J Larson Cynthia E Perry Brent Nielsen Julianne Holt-Lunstad Thomas J. Farrer Dawson Ward Hedges Vaughn R A Call
Kaylie Carbine Kyle Hill Travis Masterson Edward Christenson Nathan Killpack Rick LeCheminant James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson
Kyle Hill Kaylie Carbine Travis Masterson Edward Christenson Nathan Killpack Rick LeCheminant James Derek LeCheminant Michael J Larson
Ann Clawson Peter E Clayson Whitney Worsham Oliver Johnston Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
Joseph F McGuire Erika A Crawford Jennifer M Park Eric A Storch Tanya K Murphy Michael J Larson Adam B Lewin
Jason N Beckstrand Robert B Frost Michael J Larson Jonathan F Foley Ramona Ovard Hopkins
Michael J Larson Peter E Clayson Vaughn R A Call Brent Nielsen Dawson Ward Hedges
Isaac Hunt David Rackham Peter E Clayson Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
Dustin M Logan David D Rackham Michael J Larson
Sanam Jivani Michael J Larson Jason A Demery Neha K Dixit Ramona Ovard Hopkins M N Diringer Robert E Hanlon
Ann Clawson Peter E Clayson Michael J Larson
Daniel K Bjornn Joseph E Fair Peter E Clayson Zachary McDonnell Michael J Larson
Adam B Lewin Erika A Crawford Jennifer M Park Joseph F McGuire Tanya K Murphy Eric A Storch Michael J Larson
Robert B Frost Jason N Beckstrand Michael J Larson Jonathan F Foley Ramona Ovard Hopkins
Peter E Clayson Ann Clawson Michael J Larson
Spencer W Liebel Daniel K Bjornn Joseph E Fair Michael J Larson
James Derek LeCheminant Lora Romney Tyler Kimball Andrew Black Bruce W Bailey Michael J Larson
Tyler Clark Bliss Hanlon Bruce W Bailey Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant
James Derek LeCheminant Bliss Hanlon Jenny Roberts Michael J Larson Bruce W Bailey
Mikle Don South Ann Clawson Erin David Bigler Christopher B Kirwan Michael J Larson Peter Clayson
Sarah White Whitney Ernst Ann Clawson Michael J Larson Mikle Don South
Nathan Earl Peter Clayson Michael J Larson James Derek LeCheminant
A. Clawson P. E. Clayson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
P E Clayson Michael J Larson
P E Clayson Michael J Larson
A. Clawson D. Logan Michael J Larson
D. A. Good Patrick R Steffen Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
Michael J Larson P E Clayson
Michael J Larson P E Clayson
T. Brown A. Clawson Michael J Larson
K. S. Wampler R. B. Seedall M. Burgess T. Dalgleish W. Denton D. Knapp J. McGrath Jonathan G Sandberg Michael J Larson
A. B. Lewin J M Morgan Michael J Larson T. K. Murphy E. A. Storch
O. Johnston T. Newton A. Clawson Michael J Larson R. Robison P. Wilson Mikle Don South
A. Clawson P. E. Clayson Michael J Larson O. Johnston Mikle Don South
N. K. Jamison O. Johnston A. Clawson Michael J Larson R. Robison P. Wilson Mikle Don South
Michael J Larson Thomas J Farrer
C. N. Sozda Michael J Larson D. A. Kaufman W. M. Perlstein
Daniel A Good Joseph E Fair Michael J Larson
J. A. Demery Michael J Larson N. K. Dixit R. M. Bauer W. M. Perlstein
Robert B. Frost Michael Munafo Michael J Larson John F. Foley Ramona Ovard Hopkins
D. Rackham Scott A Baldwin Michael J Larson
A. Clawson P. E. Clayson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
P. E. Clayson Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
T. L. Merkley Michael J Larson Erin David Bigler W. M. Perlstein
Brenna S Adams Michael J Larson
Callie E Tyner Christopher N Sozda David A Kaufman Michael J Larson William M Perlstein
Michael J Larson Patrick R Steffen
Erin Krauskopf Ann Clawson Oliver Johnston Michael J Crowley Michael J Larson Mikle Don South
Ann Clawson Erin Krauskopf Oliver Johnston Michael J Crowley Mikle Don South Michael J Larson
Oliver Johnston Sara E White Ann Clawson Erin Krauskopf Michael J Larson Mikle Don South
Michael J Larson William M Perlstein
Daniel A Good Joseph E Fair Michael J Larson
Joseph E Fair Michael J Larson William M Perlstein