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.

Projects 2011 2021

Matematiikan opetuksen ja oppimisen täydennyskoulutusohjelma 2018-2019

Aksela, M. K., Hietakymi-Sandberg, E., Sundqvist, I., Hannula, M. S., Huotilainen, M. J., Löfström, T. E., Aaltonen, S. M., Jansson, S. A., Öz, M., Larionova, M., Jyrinsalo, A. K., Helsten, L., Kangas, J. H., Hirvonen, M., Ekstam, U. C., Tuohilampi, L. P., Koponen, M. A. K. & Portaankorva-Koivisto, P. M.


Project: Other projectEducation

Participation, joint decision-making, and social interaction deficits

Stevanovic, T. M., Tuhkanen, N. S. & Valkia, K. M.

Helsingin yliopisto


Project: University of Helsinki Three-Year Research Project

Publications 2014 2019

Diminished brain responses to second-language words are linked with native-language literacy skills in dyslexia

Ylinen, S. P., Junttila, K. P. M., Laasonen, M., Iverson, P., Ahonen, L. & Kujala, T. M., 2019, In : Neuropsychologia. 122, p. 105-115

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Prematurity and overlap between reading and arithmetic: the cognitive mechanisms behind the association

Korpipää, H., Niemi, P., Aunola, K., Koponen, T., Hannula-Sormunen, M., Stolt, S. K. J., Aro, M., Nurmi, J-E., Rautava, P. & the PIPARI Study Group, 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Contemporary Educational Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Protestant roots of honesty and other Finnish values

Helkama, K. E. & Portman, A., 2019, (Unpublished) On the Legacy of Protestant Lutheranism in Finland: Societal Perspectives . Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Sanaseula - uusi varhaisen sanaston seulontamenetelmä

Stolt, S. K. J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Puheterapeutti.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Activities 2011 2019

Sensors (Journal)

Jukka Häkkinen (Reviewer)
9 Jan 2019

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

Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research (Journal)

Auli Toom (Reviewer)
Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

"Tackling wicked problems through Change Laboratory Interventions"

Päivikki Lahtinen (Speaker), Sarah Hean (Speaker)
15 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Oral language comprehension difficulties in children and adolescents: Evidence-based interventions

Sirpa Tarvainen (Invited speaker), Kaisa Maaria Launonen (Speaker), Suvi Kaija Josefiina Stolt (Speaker)
16 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Archaeology Afternoon at Science Corner

Riitta Rainio (Speaker: Presenter), Kai Peter Lassfolk (Speaker: Presenter), Jami Joonas Olavi Pekkanen (Speaker: Presenter)
14 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks


Hyvän Tiedon Omena -palkinto

Minna Johanna Huotilainen (Recipient), 2 Feb 0009

Prize: Prizes and awards