Developmental psychology, general psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology
1915, New York, USA
Jerome Seymour Bruner (born October 1, 1915) is an American psychologist who has made significant contributions to human cognitive psychology and cognitive learning theory in educational psychology. Bruner is currently a senior research fellow at the New ...
Jerome Seymour Bruner (born October 1, 1915) is an American psychologist who has made significant contributions to human cognitive psychology and cognitive learning theory in educational psychology. Bruner is currently a senior research fellow at the New York University School of Law. He received a B.A. in 1937 from Duke University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1941. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Bruner as the 28th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
Associate Director, Office of Public Opinion Research, 1942-4
Member, Institute for Advanced Study, 1951, White House Panel on Educational Research and Development
Lecturer, Salzburg Seminar, 1952
Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, 1952-72
Guggenheim Fellow, Cambridge University, 1955
Director, Centre for Cognitive Studies, 1961-72
Fellow, American Psychological Association (President, 1964-5, Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1962), American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Swiss Psychological Society (Hon.), Social Psychology Study Social Issues (past president), American Association University Professors, Puerto Rican Academy of Arts and Sciences (Hon.)
Syndic, Harvard University Press, 1962-3
Hon. DHL, Lesley College, 1964
Bacon Professor, University of Aix-en- Provence, 1965
Hon. DSc, Northwestern University, 1965, University of Sheffield, 1970, University of Cincinnati, 1966, University of New Brunswick, 1969
University of Bristol, 1975, Hon. DLitt, North Michigan University, 1969, Duke University, 1969
Hon. Dr, Sorbonne, 1974, University of Leuven, 1976, University of Ghent, 1977, University of Madrid, 1987, Free University Berlin, 1988, Columbia University, 1988, University of Stirling, 1990, University of Rome, 1992
Watts Professor of Psychology, University of Oxford, 1972-80
G.H. Mead University Professor, New School for Social Research, 1980-8
Research Professor of Psychology, New York University, 1987-
International Balzan Prize, 1987
1956 A Study of Thinking. Wiley (with J. Goodnow and G. Austin).
1960 The Process of Education. Harvard University Press.
1962 On Knowing: Essays for the Left Hand. Belknap.
1965 The growth of mind. American Psychologist, 20, 1007-17.
1966 Studies in Cognitive Growth. Wiley (ed. with R. R. Olver, P. M. Greenfield et al.).
1966 Toward a Theory of Instruction. Belknap.
1968 Processes of Cognitive Growth. Clark University Press.
1970 Poverty and Childhood. Merrill-Palmer Institute.
1973 Beyond the Information Given: Studies in the Psychology of Knowing. Norton (ed. with Anglin).
1983 Child's Talk. Norton.
1983 In Search of Mind: Essays in Autobiography. Harper & Row.
1986 Actual Minds, Possible Worlds. Harvard University Press.
1990 Acts of Meaning. Harvard University Press.
1990 Culture and human development: A new look. Human Development, 33, 344-55.