Claudia Staffoli's scientific contributions

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This study describes how Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) as a methodological practice can help medical students learn and acquire analytical ability. This ability, capable of improving observational acumen and generally acquired only after years of clinical experience, may be achieved also by recourse to the systematic and reasoned examination of...
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Over the centuries the collaboration between artists and doctors and the relationship between art and medicine disciplines have been documented. Since the '60s the discipline of medical humanities has been developed in order to enrich the studies in medical sciences with the humanities. In the belief that medicine is more than just a set of knowled...
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L'Arte intesa come tèchne può essere descritta come l'applicazione di un complesso di regole ed esperienze elaborate dall'uomo, quindi della conoscenza, per produrre oggetti o rappresentare immagini tratte dalla realtà o dalla fantasia. Anche la Medicina è una disciplina definita come Arte in quanto capacità di applicare la conoscenza e quindi la S...

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... The preliminary analysis of our experience (22) confirms that art can be useful in medical education to respond to training needs for students and healthcare staff. Engagement with Medical Humanities can improve soft skills, communication, inter-professional collaboration and empathy with the patient and family members. ...
... The role of visual images in the learning process is to provide a learning experience for students to dig deeper and critically related to the context and concept behind the images presented. The uniqueness of this strategy attracts many researchers to test the benefits of applying VTS in learning processes such as increasing creativity and critical thinking (Moeller, Cutler, Fiedler, & Weier, 2013), problem-solving skill (Ferrara, De Santis, & Staffoli, 2015), and observational skill (Poirier, Newman, & Ronald, 2020). From the study results, it can be said that VTS provides many benefits in improving students' skills. ...