Jerome Bruner

Jerome Bruner (b. Oct. 1, 1915 in New York, d. June 5, 2016 at his home in Manhattan, New York) was a noted psychologist and educator. In describing his interests, he said, “I’m interested in the various institutional forms by which culture is passed on … My preferred method of work . . . is the anthropological-interpretive.” As Professor of psychology at Harvard (1952-72) and then as Watts Professor at Oxford (1972-80) and at the New School for Social Research in New York City, he had been at the forefront of what is often called the Cognitive Revolution [taking off in the 1960s] – which today dominates psychology around the world. His numerous publications include Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (), Acts of Meaning (1987), and The Process of Education (2004). 

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