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Oral history with Jerome S. Bruner [electronic resource], 1999.

Creator: Bruner, Jerome S.
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :transcript: 38 pages sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) video file : digital preservation master, mxf files
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Establishment of Center for Cognitive Studies [Center] at Harvard University through Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie] grant; faculty perception of Center's activities; explanation of Center's research aims; emphasis on pedagogy by research center's leadership; close professional relationships with other researchers receiving Carnegie funding; Center's research topics during first five years: relationship between language and thought, visual perception, cognitive development; publication of Studies in Cognitive Growth; application process for Carnegie grant renewal; Carnegie responsiveness to changes in Center's financial needs; Center's later years: creation of a general education curriculum in cognitive psychology, research on cultural deprivation and early childhood development; implementation of experimental preschool program in Italy; role of Carnegie in fostering community education initiatives


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1999.

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