American psychologistDied when: 100 years 248 days (1208 months)
Star Sign: Libra
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.
He taught and did research at Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and New York University.A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Bruner as the 28th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.