Student, University Vienna. Doctor of Philosophy, University Salzburg, 1969.
Teaching assistant Institute for Experimental Zoology, Higher School for Agriculture, Vienna, 1969; research assistant, Max Planck Institute for Cell Biology, Tübingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1969-1971; assistant professor, Psychological Institute Free U. Berlin, 1971-1978; visiting lecturer, Psychological Institute Free U. Berlin, 1978-1980; professor, Psychological Institute Free U. Berlin, since 1980.
Member New York Academy of Science, Society for Psychophysiological Research, German Society for Psychology.
Married Brigitte Megnin, June 13, 1974. Children: Ekkehardt, Bastian Johannes.