This man was hired as a statistician for World War II and was involved in the training and selection of Air Force pilots. He did a lot of research into social psychology and group cohesion and conformity.

FESTINGER, LEON: "Festinger, Leon wrote many works including A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance."
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