Quiz: What Do You Know About the Nobel Prize in Medicine Laureates?

Veronique Duqueroy


October 09, 2014

Sigmund Freud was never awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, although he was nominated 32 times in this category. In 1929, an expert engaged by the Nobel Committee for Medicine estimated that Freud's work was of no proven scientific value, and therefore not awardable. In 1936, the Nobel Laureate Romain Rolland nominated Freud for the Nobel Prize in Literature.


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