Leon Festinger


Leon Festinger (1919-1989) was an American social psychologist, known for his cognitive dissonance and social comparison theories. He taught at the New School from 1968-1989. You can read more about him here.

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Leon Festinger, https://perma.cc/EQF3-C4WB Web 31st Oct 2014.
Leon Festinger, photographed at the University of Minnesota, USA, 1954. (c) estate of francis bello/science photo library. Web 31st Oct 2014.