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Leonard Eron (1132)

Interests
Clinical psychology, developmental psychology, personality and social psychology
Nationality
American
Born
1920, Newark, New Jersey, USA
Short Biography
Leonard David Eron (pronounced Ear- On) (April 22, 1920 – May 3, 2007) was an American psychologist best known for his Columbia County Longitudinal Study that concluded television viewing led to violence. | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BS City College of New York, 1941
  • MA Columbia University, 1946
  • PhD University of Wisconsin, 1949
Appointments & Honors
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar, 1976-7
  • Emeritus Professor, University of Illinois, APA Distinguished Contributions to Knowledge Award, 1980
  • James McKeen Cattell Foundation Award, 1984
  • President, Midwestern Psychological Association, 1985,-6
  • Editor, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 1973-80
  • Editorial Board, Nursing Research, 1979-82, Clinical Psychology Review, 1980- , Contemporary Psychology, 1980-4, Aggressive Behavior, 1982- , Violence in America, 1985-
Principal Publications
  • 1950 A normative study of the Thematic Apperception Test. Psychological Monographs, 64, no. 9 (2).
  • 1954 The use of the Rorschach method in medical student selection. Journal of Medical Education, 29, 34-9.
  • 1958 The effect of medical education on attitudes: A follow up study. Journal of Medical Education, 33, 23-33.
  • 1963 The relationship of TV viewing habits and aggressive behavior in children. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 193-6.
  • 1965 An Experimental Approach to Projective Techniques. Wiley (with J. Zubin and F. Schumer).
  • 1969 Relation of Theory to Practice in Psychotherapy. Aldine (ed. with R. Callaghan).
  • 1970 Prescription for reduction of aggression. American Psychologist, 35, 244-52.
  • 1971 The Learning of Aggression in Children. Little, Brown (with L. Walder and M. Lefkowitz).
  • 1972 Parent-child interaction, television violence and aggression in children. American Psychologist, 27' 197-211.
  • 1972 Does television violence cause aggression? American Psychologist, 27, 253-63 (with L. R. Huesmann, M. M. Lefkowitz and L. O. Walder).
  • 1977 Growing Up to Be Violent. Pergamon (with M. Lefkowitz, L. Walder and L. R. Huesmann).
  • 1979 (ed.) Classification of Behavioral Disorders. Aldine.
  • 1984 The relation of prosocial behavior to the development of aggression and psychopathology. Aggressive Behavior, 10, 201-11.
  • 1984 Intervening variables in the television violence-aggression relation: Evidence from two countries. Developmental Psychology, 20, 746-55 (with L. R. Huesmann and K. C. Lagerspetz).
  • 1985 The stability of aggressive behavior over time and generations. Developmental Psychology, 26, 1120-34 (with L. R. Huesmann).