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About me

Iina Savolainen is a Senior Research Fellow at Tampere University and the Vice Director of the Emerging Technologies Lab, conducting social scientific and social psychological research on human behavior in technological environments. Her research adopts a social psychological perspective to explore the intersection of technology and human behavior, with a focus on the role of technology and the evolving landscape of the online world in addictive behaviors.

In addition to research work, she teaches master's level quantitative methods courses.

Top achievements


2020 Doctor of Social Sciences in Social Psychology Tampere University, Finland

2016 Master of Science in Psychological Science, Tulane University, United States

2015 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Tulane University, United States

Research topics

Addiction, social media, technology, internet, work life research 

Research fields

Social psychology, addiction, work life


The Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies, The Finnish Work Environment Fund, The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Wihuri Foundation

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