Fingerman, Gregorio

views updated


FINGERMAN, GREGORIO (1890–1976), Argentinean psychologist. Born in Bogopol, Russia, and taken to Argentina as an infant, Fingerman trained in medicine and then turned to education and finally to psychology. He was head of the National Institute for Secondary Education in Buenos Aires, and in 1934 was appointed director of the Institute for Professional Orientation. He also served as professor of psychology at the Escuela Superior de Comercio de la Nación. Among his several books are Lecciones de Lógica and Lecciones de Psicología. He was drama critic for La Nación and was a frequent contributor to the Jewish press in Buenos Aires.