Reed W. Larson is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on positive development and the daily experience of adolescents. He has conducted research on adolescents’ media use, time alone, experience with friends, and school experience. Read more about Dr. Larson's research on youth development at: www.youthdev.illinois.edu. His complete bio can be found here.