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TestEvent All Primary Items Sold Out

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TestEvent All Primary Items Sold Out

Monday, October 17, 2011

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Psychology Section

 

The New York Academy of Sciences Psychology Section invites you to an evening with Dr. Jerome S. Bruner, one of the most influential psychologists of our time. His life’s work spans across many theoretical perspectives and has influenced theories and applications of psychology in a variety of fields, including cognition, education, development, and lifelong learning. His seminal book The Process of Education (1960) and his groundbreaking work in educational theory and its applications led to Dr. Bruner's appointment to the President's Advisory Panel on Education. In the 1960s he was awarded the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) and also served as its president. Dr. Bruner continued to expand his ideas in subsequent books, Towards a Theory of Instruction, The Relevance of Education, and The Culture of Education.

In addition to a conversation with Dr. Bruner, we will be recognizing three individuals whom we have honored as Fellows of the Psychology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Speaker

Jerome S. Bruner, PhD

New York University

Registration Pricing

Member:$0
Student / Postdoc / Fellow Member:$0
Nonmember:$30
Student / Postdoc / Fellow Nonmember:$15

 

Speaker

Jerome S. Bruner, PhD

New York University

Dr. Jerome S. Bruner received the Balzan Prize in 1987 and the CIBA Gold Medal. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is affiliated with the Society for Research in Child Development, the American Psychological Association, and the Law and Society Association.

Dr. Bruner earned a PhD in psychology from Harvard University and a BA from Duke University. He has also received honorary doctorates from such institutions as the Sorbonne, Columbia University, and Yale University.

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