Leon Festinger

Leon Festinger: Selected full-text books and articles

When Prophecy Fails: A Social and Psychological Study of a Modern Group That Predicted the Destruction of the World By Henry W. Riecken; Leon Festinger; Stanley Schachter Harper & Row, 1956
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The Human Legacy By Leon Festinger Columbia University Press, 1983
Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology By Gregory A. Kimble; Michael C. Wertheimer American Psychological Association, vol.3, 1998
Librarian's tip: Chap. 20 "Leon Festinger: Beyond the Obvious"
Psychologists on Psychology By David Cohen Taplinger Publishing, 1977
Librarian's tip: Chap. 5 "Leon Festinger"
PRIMARY SOURCE
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Explorations in Cognitive Dissonance By Jack W. Brehm; Arthur R. Cohen John Wiley & Sons, 1962
Librarian's tip: Chap. 9 "Dissonance Theory and the Study of Personality"
Perspectives on Cognitive Dissonance By Robert A. Wicklund; Jack W. Brehm Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1976
Librarian's tip: Chap. 11 "Resistance to Extinction and Related Effects"
Attitudes, Behavior, and Social Context: The Role of Norms and Group Membership By Deborah J. Terry; Michael A. Hogg Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000
Librarian's tip: Chap. 12 "Cognitive Dissonance and the Social Group"
Human Motivation By Bernard Weiner Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1980
Librarian's tip: "Cognitive Dissonance" begins on p. 303
Assumptions of Social Psychology By Robert E. Lana Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969
Cognitive Responses in Persuasion By Thomas M. Ostrom; Timothy C. Brock; Richard E. Petty Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1981
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "Thought Disruption and Persuasion: Assessing the Validity of Attitude Change Experiments"
Topics in the History of Psychology By Gregory A. Kimble; Kurt Schlesinger Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, vol.2, 1985
Librarian's tip: Discusses Leon Festinger's contributions in multiple chapters
Reflections on 100 Years of Experimental Social Psychology By Aroldo Rodrigues; Robert V. Levine Basic Books, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 4 "Adventures in Experimental Social Psychology: Roots, Branches, and Sticky New Leaves"
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