Agostino Gemelli (1878-1959) is known as the founder of the Catholic University in Italy. Franciscan monk and doctor he had a central role in promoting studies on human behavior, thanks to his solid scientific training as a student of Camillo Golgi at the University of Pavia. His research activities during the years of the First World War involved studying the motivation, courage and psychological adaptation of the soldiers, engaged in trench warfare, laying the foundations of modern studies of behavior and trauma.

Agostino Gemelli and the scientific study of courage in the First World War / C. Patriarca, C.A. Clerici. - In: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL BIOGRAPHY. - ISSN 0967-7720. - (2016). [Epub ahead of print]

Agostino Gemelli and the scientific study of courage in the First World War

C. Patriarca;C.A. Clerici
2016

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Agostino Gemelli (1878-1959) is known as the founder of the Catholic University in Italy. Franciscan monk and doctor he had a central role in promoting studies on human behavior, thanks to his solid scientific training as a student of Camillo Golgi at the University of Pavia. His research activities during the years of the First World War involved studying the motivation, courage and psychological adaptation of the soldiers, engaged in trench warfare, laying the foundations of modern studies of behavior and trauma.
First World War; Gemelli; catholic; psychology
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11-mar-2016
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