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Jerome Bruner is one of the grand figures of psychology. From his role as a founder of the cognitive revolution in the 1950s to his recent advocacy of cultural psychology, Bruner's influence has been dramatic and far-reaching. Such is the breadth of his vision that Bruner's work has inspired thinkers in many of the major areas of psychology and has had a powerful impact on adjacent disciplines. His writings on language acquisition, culture and education are of profound and enduring importance. Focusing on the dominant themes of language, culture and self, this volume provides a comprehensive exploration of Bruner's fertile ideas and a considered appraisal of his legacy. With a distinguished cast of contributors including Je

In Response
In response
JeromeBruner

Reading oneself through the eyes of others has something of the excitement of reading poetry. It makes the familiar strange again, quickens what once might have seemed self-evident. Sometimes the version of yourself that comes through others’ perspectives produces a shock of recognition, of self-recognition, and leaves you bemused. How could someone know ...

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