Jaak Panksepp

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Birthday
5, 1943
Birthplace
Estonia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Estonia

About

An Estonian-born American psychologist, psychobiologist, and neuroscientist. He is widely known for his research on laughter in non-human animals.

Before Fame

He began experimenting with animal emotions on rats.

Trivia

He co-wrote the 2012 book "The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotion".

Family Life

He was born in Estonia but his family moved to the United States while he was growing up.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow psychologist Juri Allik.