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Jan-Erik Lönnqvist

Professor

  • PB 16 (Snellmansgatan 12)

    00014

    Finland

20062020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My research focuses on two themes. One is individual differences in personality traits and personal values. How should these constructs be understood, how are they manifest in social behavior, how do they influence one’s life course and how are they influenced by life events? Another major theme is moral psychology. Within this area I have focused on conformity, hypocrisy, altruism, empathy, and various experimental economics games, such as the prisoner’s dilemma. More recently I have started moving more in the direction of political psychology, in which moral intuitions and emotions are receiving more research attention. Throughout my research, I have been interested in how individual differences and situational factors together create and shape social behavior over the life course. 

 

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology
  • Values and attitudes
  • Personality
  • Moral Psychology
  • Political Psychology

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

Publications

Johdatus sosiaalipsykologiaan

Translated title of the contribution: Introduction to social psychologyHelkama, K., Myllyniemi, R., Liebkind, K., Ruusuvuori, J., Lönnqvist, J-E., Hankonen, N., Renvik (Mähönen), T. A., Jasinskaja-Lahti, I. & Lipponen, J., May 2020, 11 ed. Helsinki: Edita. 403 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Economic Attitudes, Social Attitudes and Their Psychological Underpinnings – A Study of the Finnish Political Elite

Lönnqvist, J-E. & Kivikangas, M. J., 19 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, 11 p., 602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Experimentally Induced Empathy Has No Impact on Generosity in a Monetarily Incentivized Dictator Game

Lönnqvist, J-E. & Walkowitz, G., 1 Mar 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, 7 p., 337.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities

Natalia Pleshkova

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist (Host)

7 Nov 201929 Nov 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Nigel Hunt

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist (Host)

10 May 201916 May 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

European Conference on Personality 2018

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist (Attendee)

2018 → …

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

Croatian Science Foundation (External organisation)

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist (Board member)

2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee

European Conference on Personality 2018 (Event)

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist (Reviewer)

2018

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

Press / Media

Intervju om skenheliget i Hufvudstadsbladet

Jan-Erik Lönnqvist

19/12/2014

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media