Lawrence V. Harper

Lawrence Harper

Position Title
Chairman of Human and Community Development

1329 Hart Hall
Bio

Profile Introduction

Evolutionary and biological bases of behavioral development; parent-offspring relationships, social behavior and the development of sex differences in mammals; human ethology.

Research Interests

Evolutionary and biological bases of behavioral development; parent-offspring relationships, social behavior and the development of sex differences in mammals; human ethology.

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Animal Behavior

Specialties / Focus

  • Behavior Ecology and Sociobiology
  • Development

Degrees

  • 1957 BA Sociology University of California, Berkeley
  • 1966 PhD Psychology University of California, Berkeley

Publications

Harper LV. 1989. The nurture of human behavior. . Ablex Publishing, Norwood, NJ:

Harper LV. 1991. Behavioral Development: Birth to Adolescence. In: Encyclopedia to Human Biology. Academic Press, New York:573-583

Kraft RH, LV Harper, and LD Nickel. 1995. Stability and ear advantage for dichotically presented environmental sound stimuli: Development during early childhood. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 80:611-624

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