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Bruno Bettelheim


Bruno Bettelheim. Steve Wood. Significance. Following the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, Bruno Bettelheim revolutionized the field of child psychology. Many of his theories about autism and child development remain controversial.

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Bruno Bettelheim

Steve Wood


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Significance

  • Following the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, Bruno Bettelheim revolutionized the field of child psychology.

  • Many of his theories about autism and child development remain controversial.

  • His theories about the impaortance of fairy tales remain his greatest accomplishment.


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The Life of Bruno Bettelheim

  • 1903 – Born in

  • 1938 – Sent to a Nazi concentration camp

  • 1939 – Escapes to the United States

  • 1943 – Publishes a study based on his experiences in the camps Individual and Mass Behavior in Extreme Situations


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The Life of Bruno Bettelheim

  • 1950 – Publishes his study of emotionally disturbed children Love Is Not Enough

  • 1976 – Publishes his study of the teaching value of fairy tales The Uses of Enchantment

  • 1990 – Despondent over his failing health and the death of his wife, he commits suicide.


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The Uses of Enchantment

  • Bettelheim argued that fairy tales teach children important lessons on the level of the unconscious mind.


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Hansel and Gretel

  • For example, the story of Hansel and Gretel teaches children to be ready to take care of themselves and not to be taken in by appearances.


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Links

  • To read a selection from The Uses of Enchantment, click here.

  • For a good overview of his life and work, click here.