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Hans-Georg Geissler

Hans-Georg Geissler, German psychologist, educator. Recipient Wundt award Organization Committee International Congress Psychology, Leipzig, 1980. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Fechner Society Leipzig (science advisor since 1992), European Society Cognitive Psychology, German Psychology Society, Fachausschuss der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (grant reviewer 1992-1996).

Background

  • Geissler, Hans-Georg was born on July 2, 1935 in Dohna, Germany. Son of Georg and Charlotte (Lorbeer) Geissler.

  • Education

    • Physics Diplomate, University Leipzig, Germany, 1960. Doctor rerum naturalium, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1970. Doctor of Natural Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1975.

    Career

    • Scientific assistant Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, 1961-1962, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1962-1964, senior assistant, 1964-1976, assistant professor, 1976-1982. Professor psychology University Leipzig, since 1982, research director, 1985-1990, director Institute General Psychology, since 1993. Research director Institute Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1980-1982.

      International advisor University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1983-1987.

    Works

    • Editor: Advances in Psychophysics, 1976, Psychophysical Judgment and the Process of Perception, 1982, Modern Issues in Perception, 1983, Psychophysical Explorations of Mental Structures, 1990, Cognition, Information, Psychophysics, 1992.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, Fechner Society Leipzig (science advisor since 1992), European Society Cognitive Psychology, German Psychology Society, Fachausschuss der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (grant reviewer 1992-1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Drawing, painting, writing poems.

    Connections

    • Married Hanna Gärtner, March 17, 1956. Children: Annette, Joachim.
    • father: Georg Geissler
    • mother: Charlotte (Lorbeer) Geissler
    • spouse: Hanna Gärtner
    • children: Annette Geissler
    • Joachim Geissler
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    Born July 2, 1935
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    • 1960
      University Leipzig
    • 1970
      Humboldt University
    • 1975
      Humboldt University
    • 1961 - 1962
      Science assistant, Friedrich Schiller University
      Jena, Louisiana, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      Science assistant, Friedrich Schiller University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
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