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 B.A. in 1937 from Duke University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1941. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome Bruner has received more than 853,389 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Jerome Bruner is the 34th most popular psychologist (down from 29th in 2019), the 413th most popular biography from United States (down from 382nd in 2019) and the 12th 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 34 out of 182Before him are Irvin D. Yalom, Alfred Binet, Hans Eysenck, Paul Ekman, Karen Horney, and Gordon Allport. After him are Alfred Kinsey, Princess Marie Bonaparte, Milton H. Erickson, John Bowlby, Hermann Rorschach, and Eric Berne.

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Among people born in 1915, Jerome Bruner ranks 15Before him are Moshe Dayan, Orson Welles, Arthur Miller, Eli Wallach, Paul Samuelson, and Yitzhak Shamir. After him are Sviatoslav Richter, Paul Tibbets, Joachim Peiper, Saul Bellow, Billie Holiday, and Hu Yaobang. Among people deceased in 2016, Jerome Bruner ranks 20Before him are Cesare Maldini, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Dario Fo, Andrzej Wajda, Islam Karimov, and Alvin Toffler. After him are João Havelange, Carlos Alberto Torres, Pierre Boulez, Abbas Kiarostami, George Michael, and Harper Lee.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Bruner ranks 413 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Kiel (1939), Peter Fonda (1940), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Dianne Wiest (1946), Gordon Allport (1897), and Jennifer Lopez (1969). After him are Iggy Pop (1947), Robert Kardashian (1944), Chet Baker (1929), Jeff Bezos (1964), Susan Sarandon (1946), and Barry Barish (1936).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, Jerome Bruner ranks 12Before him are Edward Thorndike (1874), B. F. Skinner (1904), Lawrence Kohlberg (1927), Irvin D. Yalom (1931), Paul Ekman (1934), and Gordon Allport (1897). After him are Alfred Kinsey (1894), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Howard Gardner (1943), Albert Ellis (1913), Leon Festinger (1919), and Aaron T. Beck (1921).