JEROME S. BRUNER (1915 - )

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  • Anthologies:

    • In Search of Pedagogy: Selected Works.  London: Routledge, 2006.

      • 1979-2006.  Vol. 2. 

      • 1957-1978.  Vol. 1. 

    • The Culture of Education.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1996.  
    • In Search of Mind: Essays in Autobiography.  New York: Harper & Row, 1983.
    • On Knowing: Essays for the Left Hand.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1962.
  • Edited Works:

    • Making Sense: the Child's Construction of the World.  Ed. Bruner and H. Haste.  New York: Methuen, 1987.

    • Play: its Role in Evolution and Development.  Ed. Bruner, A. Jolly, and K. Sylva.  New York: Basic, 1976.

    • The Growth of Competence.  By Bruner and K. Connolly.  Oxford: Academic Press, 1974.

    • Perception and Personality: a Symposium (1949, Denver).  Ed. Bruner and D. Krech.  Durham: Duke UP, 1950.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Making Stories: Law, Literature, Life.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2003.
    • Minding the Law.  By Bruner and Anthony G. Amsterdam.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2000.
    • "The Autobiographical Process."  Current Sociology 43.2 (1995): 161-177.

    • "The Narrative Construction of Reality."  Critical Inquiry 18.1 (1991): 1-21.

    • Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1990.
    • "Life as Narrative."  Social Research 54 (1987): 11-32.
    • Actual Minds, Possible Worlds.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1986.
    • Child's Talk: Learning to Use Language.  New York: Norton, 1983.
    • The Process of Education.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1977.
    • Beyond the Information Given: Studies in the Psychology of Knowing.  New York: Norton, 1973.
    • The Relevance of Education.  New York: Norton, 1971.
    • Processes of Cognitive Growth: Infancy.  Heinz Werner Lectures.  Worcester, MA: Clark UP, 1968.
    • Studies in Cognitive Growth.  By Bruner, R. R. Olver, and P. M. Greenfield.  New York: Wiley, 1966.
    • Toward a Theory of Instruction.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1966.
    • The Process of Education.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1960.
    • Contemporary Approaches to Cognition: a Report of a Symposium at the University of Colorado, May 12-14, 1955.  By Bruner, E. Brunswik, L. Festinger, F. Heider, K. F. Meuenzinger, C. E. Osgood, and D. Rapaport.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1957.
    • Opinions and Personality.  By Bruner, M. B. Smith, and R. W. White.  New York: John Wiley, 1956.
    • A Study of Thinking.  By Bruner, J. Goodnow, and A. Austin.  New York: Wiley, 1956.
    • "On the Perception of Incongruity: a Paradigm."  By Bruner and Leo Postman.  Journal of Personality 18 (1949): 206-223.
    • "Tension and Tension-Release as Organizing Factors in Perception."  Journal of Personality 15(1947): 300-308.
    • "Value and Need as Organizing Factors in Perception."  By Bruner and C. C. Goodman.  Journal of Abnormal Social Psychology 42 (1947): 33-44.




  • Anthologies:

    • Bakhurst, David, and Stuart G. Shanker, eds.  Jerome Bruner: Language, Culture and Self.  London: Sage, 2001.

    • Mattingly, Cheryl, Nancy C. Lutkehaus, and C. Jason Throop, eds.  Special Issue: Troubling the Boundary Between Psychology and Anthropology: Jerome Bruner and his InspirationEthos 36.1 (2008).

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Olson, David.  Jerome Bruner.  London: Continuum, 2007.




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