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
Leon Festinger; Henry W. Riecken; Stanley Schachter.
Harper & Row, 1956
The Human Legacy
Leon Festinger.
Columbia University Press, 1983
Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology
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
David Cohen.
Taplinger Publishing, 1977
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Leon Festinger"
Explorations in Cognitive Dissonance
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
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
Deborah J. Terry; Michael A. Hogg.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 12 "Cognitive Dissonance and the Social Group"
Human Motivation
Bernard Weiner.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1980
Librarian’s tip: "Cognitive Dissonance" begins on p. 303
Assumptions of Social Psychology
Robert E. Lana.
Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1969
Cognitive Responses in Persuasion
Richard E. Petty; Thomas M. Ostrom; Timothy C. Brock.
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
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
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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