Organization profile

Organisation Profile

PsyCo is a multidisciplinary, translational and international doctoral programme. It facilitates research conducted within the fields of psychology, cognitive sciences, learning, educational sciences and speech sciences. While not being bound to, it profits from the groundbreaking research work conducted within e.g. the Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Developmental Psychology Research Group, Personality and Well-Being Research Group, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, Cicero Learning, Research Group of Educational Psychology, Traffic Research Unit, Centre for Research and Development of Higher Education and interaction research. The research approach varies from experimental to epidemiological and themes have a broad spectrum varying, for example, from basic research in behavioral neurosciences to human psychological development, personality and physical and mental well-being, learning, learning technology, speech, language, linguistic neuroplasticity, and social interaction.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Cognitive Brain Research Unit

Teija Kujala (Manager) & Mari Tervaniemi (Manager)

Facility/equipment: Equipment

Projects 2000 2024

Publications 1996 2019

Acquisition of L2 morphology by adult language learners

Kimppa, L., Shtyrov, Y., Hut, S. C. A., Hedlund, L., Leminen, M. & Leminen, A., Jul 2019, In : Cortex. 116, p. 74-90 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Action-associated modulation of visual event-related potentials evoked by abstract and ecological stimuli

Csifcsák, G., Balla, V. R., Dalos, V. D., Kilencz, T., Biró, E. M., Urbán, G. & Szalóki, S., Feb 2019, In : Psychophysiology. 56, 2, 15 p., 13289.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Admitting Students through an Open Online Course in Programming: A Multi-year Analysis of Study Success

Leinonen, J., Ihantola, P., Leinonen, A., Nygren, H., Kurhila, J., Luukkainen, M. & Hellas, A., Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 15th ACM International Computing Education Research Conference (ICER '19). ACM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access

A love letter to a play by two young artists

Nyman, G. S., 25 Jan 2019, In : Gote Nyman's (gotepoem) Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Älylaitteet, tunteet, empatia ja vuorovaikutus

Saarikivi, K. A. & Martikainen, S. A., 2019, Lapset, nuoret ja älylaitteet - Taiten tasapainoon. Helsinki: Duodecim, p. 43-83

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

Activities 1993 2019

Infant Behavior and Development (Journal)

Suvi Stolt (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Finland in Global Learning Analytics Community

Joonas Antero Pesonen (Speaker)
8 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Mietta Lennes (Speaker: Presenter), Bo Krister Johan Linden (Speaker: Presenter), Martin Matthiesen (Speaker: Presenter)
28 Jan 201930 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Kielipankin kiertue 2019: Työkalut, aineistot ja muut palvelut

Mietta Lennes (Speaker)
17 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Tampere University (External organisation)

Lasse Lipponen (Board member)
6 Jun 2019

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts


ACM Computing Reviews’ Best of 2013

Juha Helminen (Recipient), Petri Ihantola (Recipient) & Ville Karavirta (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes and awards

Hyvän Tiedon Omena -palkinto

Minna Huotilainen (Recipient), 2 Feb 0009

Prize: Prizes and awards

IS&T 2019 Charles E. Ives Journal Award for the best article of the year

Jukka Häkkinen (Recipient), Fumiya Ohta (Recipient) & Takashi Kawai (Recipient), 29 Mar 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Marie Curie Visiting Professor

Katariina Salmela-Aro (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

Esiintyminen Yleisradion Aamu-tv:n Jälkikaronkka-osiossa

Jukka Häkkinen


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

YLE Puoli Seitsemän

Otto Lappi


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Hysst Aivoni pyytävät hiljaisuutta

Mari Tervaniemi


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media