Profiles Leonard Eron
Clinical psychology, developmental psychology, personality and social psychology
1920, Newark, New Jersey, USA
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.
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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-
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).