Jerome Seymour Bruner
October 1, 1915
|Died||June 5, 2016 (aged 100)|
Manhattan, New York, United States
|Known for||Contributions to cognitive psychology and educational psychology|
Coining the term "scaffolding"
|Awards||Balzan Prize (1987), CIBA Gold Medal for Distinguished Research Distinguished Scientific Award of the American Psychological Association|
Jerome Seymour Bruner (October 1, 1915 – June 5, 2016) was an American psychologist. He was known for his works 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.
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- ↑ President and Fellows of Harvard College (2007). "About the Department". The Department of Psychology, Harvard University. Retrieved 15 December 2011.