Germund Hesslow   


Germund Hesslow

Born 1949, Stockholm, Sweden




Studied History, Philosophy and Psychology at Lund University. PhD in Philosophy 1986 
Medical School at Lund University. PhD in Physiology 1987



Current positions


Professor of neuroscience 
Department of Physiological Sciences 
Lund University

Associate professor of philosophy
Lund University


Research interests

1. Physiological mechanisms  underlying associative learning. Research is focused on the physiology of the cerebellum which contains the neural substrate for classical (Pavlovian) conditioning.

2. Mechanisms underlying consciousness and cognition, including robot simulations of cognition.

3. Has also worked in the philosophy of science, mainly causality.