- Name: Jerome Bruner
- Born: 10/01/1915
- Died: 06/05/2016 (100 years old)
- Known for: Contributions to cognitive psychology and educational psychology, Coining the term "scaffolding"
- Website: http://www.psych.nyu.edu/bruner/
Jerome Seymour Bruner (October 1, 1915 – June 5, 2016) was an American psychologist who made significant contributions to human cognitive psychology and cognitive learning theory in educational psychology. Bruner was 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. He taught and did research at Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and New York University. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Bruner as the 28th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
Birth Name: Jerome Seymour Bruner
School: Duke University, Harvard University
Alias: Jerome Seymour Bruner
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Death Place: Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Jerome Bruner quotes :
Education must, be not only a transmission of culture but also a provider of alternative views of the world and a strengthener of the will to explore them.Jerome Bruner