Biography

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Germund Hesslow
Born 1949, Stockholm, Sweden

Education
Studied History, Philosophy and Psychology at Lund University. PhD in Philosophy 1986

Medical School at Lund University. PhD in Physiology 1987

Current positions

Professor of neuroscience
Department of Physiological Sciences
Lund University

Associate professor of philosophy
Lund University

Research interests

  1. Physiological mechanisms  underlying associative learning. Research is focused on the physiology of the cerebellum which contains the neural substrate for classical (Pavlovian) conditioning.
  2. Mechanisms underlying consciousness and cognition, including robot simulations of cognition.
  3. Has also worked in the philosophy of science, mainly causality.