Bachelor of Science, University Gothenborg, Sweden, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1984.
Research assistant University Bergen, Norway, 1977-1979, Uppsala University, 1979-1985, assistant professor, 1985-1990, researcher, 1991-1992. Professor University Tromsø, Norway, 1992-1993. Research fellow Uppsala University, 1994-1999, professor, since 2000.
Member Society Psychophysiol. Research, International Society Research on Emotion, Nordic Psychophysiology Society.
Married Lena Häll, December 1977. Children: Björn, Ylva.