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Jerome Bruner

1915 - 2016

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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 BA in 1937 from Duke University and a PhD from Harvard University in 1941. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome Bruner has received more than 971,786 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Jerome Bruner is the 31st most popular psychologist (up from 34th in 2019), the 391st most popular biography from United States (up from 413th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Psychologist.

Jerome Bruner is famous for his work in psychology. He is most famous for his work on cognitive development, which is the study of how people acquire knowledge and skills.

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Among psychologists, Jerome Bruner ranks 31 out of 183Before him are Irvin D. Yalom, Alfred Binet, Lawrence Kohlberg, Hermann Ebbinghaus, Gustav Fechner, and Karen Horney. After him are Paul Ekman, Howard Gardner, Milton H. Erickson, Gordon Allport, Hans Eysenck, and John Bowlby.

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Among people born in 1915, Jerome Bruner ranks 15Before him are David Rockefeller, Orson Welles, Paul Samuelson, Eli Wallach, Billie Holiday, and Arthur Miller. After him are Stanley Matthews, Yitzhak Shamir, Joachim Peiper, Paul Tibbets, Aung San, and Sviatoslav Richter. Among people deceased in 2016, Jerome Bruner ranks 22Before him are Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Islam Karimov, Andrzej Wajda, George Michael, Abbas Kiarostami, and Carlos Alberto Torres. After him are João Havelange, Alvin Toffler, Elie Wiesel, Prince, Harper Lee, and Pierre Boulez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Bruner ranks 391 out of 18,182Before him are Nicole Kidman (1967), Kevin Costner (1955), Jeff Bridges (1949), Charles Goodyear (1800), Sarah Vaughan (1924), and Gertrude B. Elion (1918). After him are Carroll Shelby (1923), Shirley Temple (1928), Henry Clay (1777), Jodie Foster (1962), Brian De Palma (1940), and Michael Clarke Duncan (1957).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Jerome Bruner ranks 10Before him are Carl Rogers (1902), John B. Watson (1878), B. F. Skinner (1904), Edward Thorndike (1874), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), and Lawrence Kohlberg (1927). After him are Paul Ekman (1934), Howard Gardner (1943), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Gordon Allport (1897), Albert Ellis (1913), and Aaron T. Beck (1921).