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About me

I am a University Lecturer in Psychology and I have a title of docent in developmental psychology. My research interests are developmental psychology, social cognition and particularly the development of emotion perception. I work in the Human Information Processing Laboratory where my current research is focused on the TransParent project and a longitudinal study on empathy development in early childhood. My publications are listed in the Tampere University Research Portal 

Main positions of trust

Head of Degree Programme in Psychology (2023-)
Dopsy - the doctoral training network in psychology: Director (2019-2022)
Nordic Attachment Network: Executive Board Member (2018-)

Research unit

Human Information Processing Laboratory

Research fields


Research career

M.A. Tampere University, 2006
PhD, Tampere University, 2011
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Leiden University, 2012-2013
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Tampere University, 2014-2017
Academy Research Fellow, Tampere University, 2017-2022
Senior Research Fellow, Tampere Institute for Advanced Study, 2021-2023

Latest publications