Angelo Mosso: Transduction and Measurement of Physiological Signals

Mara Fausone, Marco Galloni


Professor Angelo Mosso (1846-1910) was an Italian physiologist who worked in the University of Turin in the second half of nineteenth century. His researches were devoted to record and measure vital and mental processes. He invented many instruments and the signals were recorded on blackened paper on kymograph. In his work Mosso had the important help of the technician Luigi Corino, whose skill allowed to obtain very precise and functional instruments. In the storage rooms of ASTUT we preserve many of these instruments together with original documents, pictures.

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