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Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour)

Works: 739 works in 2,864 publications in 14 languages and 53,106 library holdings
Genres: Autobiographies  History  Biographies  Case studies  Essays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, htt, Collector, Honoree, Creator, Contributor, Compiler, Thesis advisor, Narrator, Originator, Interviewee, Redactor, wpr, Dedicator, Publishing director
Classifications: LB885, 370.15
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The process of education by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

106 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 3,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a synthesis of the "major themes, the principal conjectures and the most striking tentative conclusions reached" during a conference of scientists and scholars and educators held in 1959 where the improvement of science education at the primary and secondary level was discussed. Mr. Bruner's summation concentrates on four central problems; creating curricula and teaching fundamental structure effectively; readiness for learning and teaching with an eye to continuity and development ahead; intuitive thinking and its values; and finally the stimulus of interest with the many divisive considerations here-(the sacrifice of the gifted to the average; the question of supply and demand; the new techniques and devices; etc.) This is a clear-cut summation of many of the issues at hand and ahead which face education in general but it would seem to be almost exclusively directed at this professional group. (Kirkus Reviews)
Actual minds, possible worlds by Jerome S Bruner( )

53 editions published between 1986 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 3,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on recent work in literary theory, linguistics, and symbolic anthropology, as well as cognitive and developmental psychology Professor Bruner examines the mental acts that enter into the imaginative creation of possible worlds, and he shows how the activity of imaginary world making undergirds human science, literature, and philosophy, as well as everyday thinking, and even our sense of self. - Publisher
Toward a theory of instruction by Jerome Seymour Bruner( Book )

81 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in 6 languages and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instruction is an effort to assist or to shape growth. In devising instruction for the young, one would be ill advised indeed to ignore what is known about growth, its constraints and opportunities. And a theory of instruction - and this book is a series of exercises in such a theory - is in effect a theory of how growth and development are assisted by diverse means
Minding the law by Anthony G Amsterdam( )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2022 in English and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Minding the Law explores crucial psychological processes involved in the work of lawyers and judges: deciding whether or not particular cases fit within a legal rule ("categorizing"), telling stories to justify one's claims or undercut an adversary's ("narrative"), and tailoring one's language to be persuasive without appearing partisan ("rhetorics"). Because these processes are not unique to the law, courts' decisions cannot rest solely upon legal logic but must also depend vitally upon the underlying culture's storehouse of familiar tales of heroes and villains."--Jacket
On knowing; essays for the left hand by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

98 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The left hand has traditionally represented the powers of intuition, feeling, and spontaneity. In this classic book, Jerome Bruner inquires into the part these qualities play in determining how we know what we do know; how we can help others to know-that is, to teach; and how our conception of reality affects our actions and is modified by them. The striking and subtle discussions contained in On Knowing take on the core issues concerning man's sense of self: creativity, the search for identity, the nature of aesthetic knowledge, myth, the learning process, and modem-day attitudes toward social controls, Freud, and fate. In this revised, expanded edition, Bruner comments on his personal efforts to maintain an intuitively and rationally balanced understanding of human nature, taking into account the odd historical circumstances which have hindered academic psychology's attempts in the past to know man. - Publisher
A study of thinking by Jerome Seymour Bruner( Book )

122 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Study of Thinking is a pioneering account of how human beings achieve a measure of rationality in spite of the constraints imposed by bias, limited attention and memory, and the risks of error imposed by pressures of time and ignorance. First published in 1956 and hailed at its appearance as a groundbreaking study, it is still read three decades later as a major contribution to our understanding of the mind. In their insightful new introduction, the authors relate the book to the cognitive revolution and its handmaiden, artificial intelligence. The central theme of the work is that the scientific study of human thinking must concentrate upon meaning and its achievement rather than upon the behaviorists' stimuli and responses and the presumed connections between them. The book's point of departure is how human beings group the world of particulars into ordered classes and categories-concepts-in order to impose a coherent and manageable order upon that world. But rather than relying principally on philosophical speculation to make its point, A Study of Thinking reports dozens of experiments to elucidate the strategies that people use in penetrating to the deep structure of the information they encounter. This seminal study was a major event in the cognitive revolution of the 1950s. Reviewing it at the time, J. Robert Oppenheimer said it "has in many ways the flavor of conviction which makes it point to the future.""--Provided by publisher
The culture of education by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

39 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Educators, psychologists, and students of mind and culture will find in this volume an unsettling criticism that challenges our current conventional practices - as well as a wise vision that charts a direction for the future
Acts of meaning by Jerome Seymour Bruner( Book )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as "information processor;" has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations imposed by a computational model of mind can we grasp the special interaction through which mind both constitutes and is constituted by culture. - Publisher
The relevance of education by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

20 editions published between 1917 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making sense : the child's construction of the world by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The growing child comes to understand the world, makes sense of experience and becomes a competent social individual. First published in 1987, Making Sense reflects the way in which developmental psychologists had begun to look at these processes in increasingly naturalistic, social situations. Rather than seeing the child as working in isolation, the authors of this collection take the view that 'making sense' involves social interaction and problem-solving. They particularly emphasize the role of language; its study both reveals the child's grasp of the frames of meaning in a particular culture, and demonstrates the subtleties of concept development and role-taking."--Page [i]
Beyond the information given : studies in the psychology of knowing by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

44 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The studies of Jerome S. Bruner. His contributions in the field of perception, thought, infancy, childhood and education
Child's talk : learning to use language by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

60 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does a child acquire language, and what may facilitate this learning? To carry out his investigations, Bruner went to the child's own setting for learning rather than observing children in a contrived video laboratory. For Bruner, language is learned by using it. Central to its use are what he calls "formats," scriptlike interactions between mother and child, in short, play and games. What goes on in games as rudimentary as peekaboo or hide and seek can tell us much about language acquisition. But what aids the aspirant speaker in his attempt to use language? To answer this, the author postulates the existence of a Language Acquisition Support System that frames the interactions between adult and child in such a way as to allow the child to master the basic but necessary steps in learning to talk. It underlies the fine tuning involved in orderly language learning and allows the child to proceed from learning how to refer to objects to learning to make a request of another human being. - Back cover
Studies in cognitive growth : a collaboration at the Center for Cognitive Studies by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play : its role in development and evolution by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching styles and pupil progress by Neville Bennett( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and French and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infants and mothers: differences in development by T. Berry Brazelton( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By presenting descriptions of three different types of babies (active, average, and quiet), the author hopes to help parents see each baby as an individual and encourage them to find their own ways of interacting with their children
Interaction in human development by Marc H Bornstein( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interaction in Human Development unites theoretical essays and empirical accounts bearing directly on the nature of interactions as a principal factor and organizing feature in human mental and social development. The papers discuss all areas of interaction including genetic, environmental, life-span, interpersonal, and cultural. Ideal as a text for students and as a reference for professionals in personality, developmental, educational, and environmental psychology, psychotherapy, behavioral medicine, and language
The mind of a mnemonist : a little book about a vast memory by A. R Lurii︠a︡( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A welcome re-issue of an English translation of Alexander Luria's famous case-history of hypermnestic man. The study remains the classic paradigm of what Luria called 'romantic science, ' a genre characterized by individual portraiture based on an assessment of operative psychological processes. The opening section analyses in some detail the subject's extraordinary capacity for recall and demonstrates the association between the persistence of iconic memory and a highly developed synaesthesia. The remainder of the book deals with the subject's construction of the world, his mental strengths and weaknesses, his control of behaviour and his personality. The result is a contribution to literature as well as to science. (Psychological Medicine)
The collected works of L.S. Vygotsky by L. S Vygotskiĭ( Book )

in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vygotsky was a Russian psychologist and one of the most influential psychologists in the world during the 20th century. This volume, the first of six, examines Vygotsky's works involving problems of general psychology, including thinking and speech
Human growth and development by Jerome S Bruner( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Actual minds, possible worlds
Actual minds, possible worldsToward a theory of instructionMinding the lawOn knowing; essays for the left handA study of thinkingThe culture of educationActs of meaningThe relevance of education
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ブルーナー, ジェローム

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