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educator , psychologist

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

Science assistant, Friedrich Schiller U., Jena, Germany, 1961-1962; science assistant, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1962-1964; senior assistant, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1964-1976; assistant professor, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1976-1982; professor psychology, U. Leipzig, since 1982; research director, U. Leipzig, 1985-1990; director Institute General Psychology, U. Leipzig, since 1993. Research director Institute Psychology, Humboldt U., Berlin, 1980-1982. International advisor U. Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 1983-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: drawing, painting, writing poems.

Connections

Married Hanna Gärtner, March 17, 1956. Children: Annette, Joachim.

father:
Georg Geissler

mother:
Charlotte (Lorbeer) Geissler

spouse:
Hanna Gärtner

child:
Annette Geissler

child:
Joachim Geissler