Leonard Berkowitz

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Leonard Berkowitz (born 1926) is an American social psychologist best known for his research on human aggression. He originated the Cognitive Neoassociation Model of aggressive behavior, which was created to help explain instances of aggression that the Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis could not account for.[1] Berkowitz received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1951. He is currently Vilas Research Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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  1. ^ Berkowitz, L. (1990). On the formation and regulation of anger and aggression: A cognitive-neoassociationistic analysis. American Psychologist.
  2. ^ "Book of Members, 1780–2010: Chapter B" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved June 16, 2011. 

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