Jerome Bruner

(Jerome Seymour Bruner)

Jerome Bruner
Jerome Bruner
  • Born: October 1, 1915
  • Died: June 5, 2016
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Psychologist









Quote Topics Cited
Knowledge is justified belief. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Understanding something in one way does not preclude understanding it in other ways. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
We begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
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. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli.
Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves.
One seeks to equip the child with deeper, more gripping, and subtler ways of knowing the world and himself.
Stimuli, however, do not act upon an indifferent organism.
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion - these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
There is a deep question whether the possible meanings that emerge from an effort to explain the experience of art may not mask the real meanings of a work of art. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force