Born 1957 in Zurich, Switzerland. Acquired a teacher's Diploma for Elementary and High School levels before studying biology at Zurich University. Dissertation on Subjective Randomness: Implications for Neuropsychology and Parapsychology. Postdoctoral training at UCSD San Diego and University of Victoria (Canada). Currently head of Neuropsychology Unit of University Hospital Zurich. Main research interests: borderlands of schizotypy and creativity; representation of body and space (Pfizer Prize for Medical Research in 2001 for work on phantoms of congenitally absent limbs); neuropsychology of human time sense; simulation of randomness by living organisms.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012