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Edvard Moser

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Edvard Moser
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Edvard Moser in 2015
Born
Edvard Ingjald Moser

(1962-04-27) 27 April 1962 (age 59)
NationalityNorwegian
Alma materUniversity of Oslo
Known forGrid cells, place cells, border cells, neurons
Spouse(s)May-Britt Moser (1985–2016)
Children2
AwardsLouis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine (2011)
Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences (2014)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2014)
Scientific career
FieldsNeuroscience
InstitutionsNorwegian University of Science and Technology
University of Edinburgh

Edvard Ingjald Moser (pronounced [ɛdvɑɖ moːsɛr]; born 27 April 1962) is a Norwegian psychologist and neuroscientist. He works at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.[1] In 2005, he and May-Britt Moser discovered grid cells.[2]

He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014 with May-Britt Moser and John O'Keefe for their work identifying the brain's positioning system.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Edvard Ingjald Moser". www.ntnu.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. Hafting T, Fyhn M, Molden S, Moser MB, Moser EI (2005). "Microstructure of a spatial map in the entorhinal cortex". Nature. 436 (7052): 801–6. Bibcode:2005Natur.436..801H. doi:10.1038/nature03721. PMID 15965463. S2CID 4405184.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)