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Leon Festinger was an American social psychologist. He was born on May 8, 1919, in New York City to parents Alex and Sara Festinger. He was described as an aggressive and was a critic in his own way by his peers (Gazzaniga, 2006). He grew up in New York City, and yet to receive his bachelor’s degree in 1939 from City College of New York. Festinger proceeded to receive his master’s degree and Ph.D. at University of Iowa State University. Originally Festinger had no interest in social psychology; his studies focused on child behavior. He became interested in

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