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psychology professor

Gunnar Anders Valdemar Borg, Swedish psychology professor. Recipient Swedish Sport Science prize, 2002.

Background

Borg, Gunnar Anders Valdemar was born on November 28, 1927 in Stockholm. Son of Wiktor and Elna Maria (Johansson) Borg.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University Lund, Sweden, 1962.

Career

Psychologist, lecturer Umeå Teachers College, Sweden, 1951-1962. Associate professor Umeå Medical School, 1962—1968, dean, graduate school social work, public administration, 1966—1967. Director, university professor Stockholm University, 1968-1987, professor perception and psychophysics, 1987-1994, professor emeritus, since 1994.

Visiting professor, research associate University Pittsburgh, 1967, 73, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1968, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1968. Visiting professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1973. Distinguished visiting professor New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1984, 91.

Membership

Chairman international symposia Wenner-Gren Center, Stockholm, 1975, 85, Stockholm University Served to captain Engineering Corps., Sweden, 1951-1970. Member Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, International Association Applied Psychology (organizer, chairman symposia, award 1998), International Society Psychophysics (founder, chairman), Nordic Ergon. Society (award 1998), Swedish Society Lung Medical (honorary), Swedish Society Sport Medical (honorary), Swedish Medical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Vivi-Anne Johansson, January 1, 1961 (divorced 1984). Children: Elisabet Maria, Per Gunnar Wiktor. Married Yvonne Margareta Wahllöf, October 11, 1991.

father:
Wiktor Borg

mother:
Elna Maria (Johansson) Borg

spouses:
Vivi-Anne Johansson

Yvonne Margareta Wahllöf

children:
Elisabet Maria Borg

Per Gunnar Wiktor Borg