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Description of research and teaching

Ari Haukkala is University lecturer in social psychology and currently core Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium of advanced studies (2019-2021). His research program focuses on three main areas, 1) psychosocial factors in health and well-being, 2) theory-based behavior change interventions, and 3) psychosocial aspects in genomic research.

His current research projects are related to genomics where the aim is examine how health related genetic information is understood among lay people and what people do with genetic information. He is involved with P5.fi study by National institute of Health and welfare and Finnish Lynch syndrome study

EU funded PRECIOUS project examined how theory-based behavior change techniques are possible to embed to mhealth application. Current project is examining how behaviour science and health technology could improve uptake and maintanance of home dialysis.

Fields of Science

  • 5144 Social psychology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.