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Jerome Bruner (1378)

Interests
Developmental psychology, general psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology
Nationality
American
Born
1915, New York, USA
Short Biography
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 ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • AB Duke University 1937
  • AM Harvard University, 1939
  • PhD Harvard University, 1941
Appointments & Honors
  • Fellow, New York Institute for the Humanities
  • Editor, Publie Opinion Quarterly, 1934-44
  • 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
Principal Publications
  • 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.