Staff of the Department of Food Science – University of Copenhagen

Per Møller

Per Møller

Associate Professor

Education

1992: PhD, Cognitive Science, Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, University of Rochester, NY, USA.

1991: MA, Psychology, Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, University of Rochester, NY, USA.

1987: Cand. Scient, physics and mathematics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Employments

1999 – current: Research Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Sensory and Consumer Science Group, IFV, KU, Denmark

1993 - 1999: Research Associate, Department of Physiological Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, UK

1987- 1992: Research assistant, teaching assistant, PhD student, Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, University of Rochester, NY, USA.

Professional resume and scientific competences

  • Perception, psychophysics, sensory science, cognitive neuroscience, mathematical and physical modelling.
  • Scientific publications in physics, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, psychophysics and sensory science and nutrition.
  • Extensive international network of collaborators. Active projects with colleagues from Sweden, The Netherlands, France, England, Greece, USA and Denmark.
  • Teaching experience of physics (University of Copenhagen), psychology and psychophysics (University of Rochester, USA; University of Newcastle, UK; Durham University, UK; University of Copenhagen), neurophysiology and sensory science (University of Copenhagen).
  • Editor-in-chief (with Peter Barham) of the scientific journal Flavour

Research interests

  • Sensory perception and its neurophysiological underpinnings
  • Psychophysics and neurophysiology of memory
  • Cognitive and affective neuroscience
  • Relationships between body and brain
  • Psychophysics and physiology of eating behaviour
  • Sensory Science and its relations to nutrition
  • Implicit cognition and choice behaviour
  • Preferences, habits and addictions.

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