Quotation by Barbara Biber

There is a very important and fundamental relation between learning and personality development. . . . The two interact in a "circular process." Thus, mastery of symbol systems (letters, words, numbers), reasoning, judging, problem-solving, acquiring and organizing information and all such intellectual functions are fed by and feed into varied aspects of the personality—feelings about oneself, identity, potential for relatedness, autonomy, creativity, and integration.
Barbara Biber (20th century), U.S. developmental psychologist. "Learning and Personality Development: A Point of View," introduction, Bank Street College of Education Publication (March 1961).
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