Acts of Meaning by Jerome Bruner

By Jerome Bruner

Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its present fixation on brain as "information processor;" has led psychology clear of the deeper goal of figuring out brain as a writer of meanings. in basic terms by way of breaking out of the restrictions imposed by means of a computational version of brain do we seize the designated interplay during which brain either constitutes and is constituted via culture.

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Their accumulated knowledge of people and relationships can be brought to 22 DEPRESSION AND AGING bear on current relationship problems. Tapping into this expertise can be an adaptation for the therapist in a couple of ways. First, therapists working with younger adults may be more used to encouraging people to explore themselves to discover untapped strengths. Switching to helping people recall and use already existing strengths is not more difficult, but it is different. Second, working with clients who have more experience and expertise than you do is a change of perspective for the therapist.

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