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Science and culture around the Montessori's first "Children's Houses" in Rome (1907-1915).
- Renato Foschi
- EducationJournal of the history of the behavioral sciences
- 1 June 2008
How the Children's Houses developed in relation to a particular scientific and cultural eclecticism is shown, by paying attention to the complex network of social, institutional, and scientific relationships revolving around the figure of Maria Montessori.
The european origins of “personality psychology”
The year 1937 is remembered by historians of psychology as the year of the birth of personality psychology. This discipline emerged in the United States thanks to the work of several psychologists…
Attitude Toward Ambiguity
It is concluded that attitude toward ambiguity can be best represented a multidimensional construct involving affective (Discomfort with Ambiguity), cognitive, cognitive, and epistemic components.
Making up intelligence scales: De Sanctis's and Binet's tests, 1905 and after.
The objective of this article is to understand the differences and similarities between the Parisian and the Roman contexts in relation to mental testing, and to investigate the theoretical-methodological contributions of each.
Politics and naturalism in the 20th century psychology of Alfred Binet.
The article reconstructs the political and institutional background of Binet's research and shows how the naturalism and experimentalism he promoted were complementary to the solidarist conceptions that were particularly prevalent among those who supported his work during the Third Republic.
Ten years of Italian historiography of psychology: a field in progress.
A change that has occurred in the historiographical approach is mentioned, a transition from a historiography addressed prevalently to the "history of ideas" to one that, pursuing the approach of a new and critical "multifactorial" history, proves to be more attentive to the social and institutional history in correspondence with established international trends.
Integrating values and cognitive style in a model of right-wing radicalism
The Intolerance of Uncertainty Inventory: Validity and Comparison of Scoring Methods to Assess Individuals Screening Positive for Anxiety and Depression
- M. Lauriola, O. Mosca, C. Trentini, Renato Foschi, R. Tambelli, R. Carleton
- PsychologyFront. Psychol.
- 26 March 2018
Clinical assessments might need to shift toward hierarchical factor scores, provided that hierarchical scores are used for assessing clinical manifestations of Intolerance of Uncertainty for specific disorders.
Italian psychology under protection: Agostino Gemelli between Catholicism and fascism.
The aim of this article is to look at Agostino Gemelli as an important historical subject to understand the ways in which scientific enterprises and institutions are likely to be influenced by political regimes and by the dogmatic and intolerant milieu.
The concept of personality in 19th-century French and 20th-century American psychology.
An important European tradition of psychological studies of personality that developed in France in the 2nd half of the 19th century has been overlooked and its influence on the development of the scientific study of personality in the United States is discussed.