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neuropsychology educator

Veijo Vesa Elias Virsu, Finnish neuropsychology educator. Licensed psychologist. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation fellow, 1978; Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grantee, 1980, also numerous grants and awards in Finland. Member Brain Research Association Finland (vice president 1973-1978), Pattern Recognition Society Finland, Academy of Sciences Finland, Academia Europaea.

Background

Virsu, Veijo Vesa Elias was born on April 9, 1941 in Paavola, Finland. Son of Heikki Oskari and Lyydi Iines Irene Virsu.

Education

Candidate philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1965. License philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Finland, 1968.

Career

Lecturer psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1968-1970; visiting scientist, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1969; visiting scientist, University of Cambridge (England) and King's College, 1970-1971; visiting scientist, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysics Chemistry, Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1975, 78, 81-82; scientist, Academy of Finland, Helsinki, 1972-1978; professor neuropsychology, U. Helsinki, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Licensed psychologist.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 2 books on vision and neural basis of psychological processes, also over 100 articles for professional journals, newspapers.

Membership

Member Brain Research Association Finland (vice president 1973-1978), Pattern Recognition Society Finland, Academy of Sciences Finland, Academia Europaea.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, computer graphics, music.

Connections

Children: Pauliina, Anja, Milja.

father:
Heikki Oskari

mother:
Lyydi Iines Irene Virsu

child:
Pauliina Virsu

child:
Milja Virsu

child:
Anja Virsu