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Education information

Ph.D.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, Licensed Psychologist, Terveydenhuollon Oikeusturvakeskus (TEO)

Psychology, Ph.D., Faculty of Arts

General Psychology, M.A., Faculty of Arts

General Psychology, B.A., Faculty of Arts

External positions

Visitig Professor , Université Paris Descartes

8 Jan 20187 Feb 2018

Erik Allardt Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS)

1 Sep 201412 Jun 2015

Visiting Research Professor, University of Barcelona

20112012

Senior Scientist, Academy of Finland

1 Aug 200631 Jul 2007

Senior Scientist, Academy of Finland

1 Aug 200031 Jul 2001

Professor of Psychology, University of Tampere

1 Aug 199931 Jul 2000

Visiting Research Professor, University of Barcelona

19961997

Docent of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Turku

1 Dec 1994 → …

Senior Fellow, Academy of Finland

1 Aug 199131 Jul 1998

Fogarty Fellow, National Institute of Health

1 Sep 19894 Sep 1990

Docent of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Helsinki

7 Jun 198831 Jul 2000

Junior Fellow, Academy of Finland

1 May 198831 Jul 1991

Research Assistant, Academy of Finland

1 Jul 198530 Apr 1988

Doctoral student funded by Emil Aaltonen Foundation, Emil Aaltosen Säätiö

1 Jul 198330 Jun 1985

Research assistant in Academy project, University of Helsinki

1 Jan 198330 Jun 1983

Acting Assistant in Psychometrics, Yleisen psykologian osasto, Helsingin yliopisto

1 Aug 198231 Dec 1982

Research assistant in Academy project, University of Helsinki

3 Aug 198131 Jul 1982

Research assistant in Academy project, University of Helsinki

15 May 198114 Jul 1981

Keywords

  • 515 Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Speech processing
  • Multitasking
  • Developmental psychology
  • fMRI
  • EEG
  • MEG

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

Publications 1980 2018

Benefits of audiovisual memory encoding across the life span

Heikkilä, J., 2018, Helsinki : [J. Heikkilä]. 59 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Effect of language experience on selective auditory attention: An event-related potential study

Rämä, P., Leminen, A., Koskenoja-Vainikka, S., Leminen, M., Alho, K. & Kujala, T., May 2018, In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 127, p. 38-45 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Modulation of Brain Activity During Selective Attention to Natural Speech

Leminen, A., Verwoert, M., Moisala, M., Salmela, V. & Alho, K., 28 Sep 2018, p. 14-15. 2 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Open Access
File

Out of focus – brain attention control deficits in adult ADHD

Salmi, J., Salmela, V., Salo, E., Mikkola, K., Leppämäki, S., Tani, P., Hokkanen, L., Laasonen, M., Numminen, J. & Alho, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : Brain Research . 1692, p. 12-22 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Projects 1983 2020

Cognitive Neuroscience Cluster (CNC)

Brattico, E., Huotilainen, M., Iivonen, T., Istok, E., Jansson-Verkasalo, E. M. M., Koskinen, S. M., Korostenskaja, M., Krohn, K. I., Kujala, T., Kuuluvainen, S., Mittag, M., Mäki-Karjalainen, H. T., Lepistö, T., Lindström, R., Lovio, R. K., Novitski, N., Näätänen, R., Osipova, D., Paavilainen, P., Pakarinen, S., Partanen, E., Putkinen, V., Rämä, P., Shestakova, A., Seppänen, M. S. A., Simoens, V., Simola, P., Särkämö, T., Takegata, R., Teinonen, T. O., Tervaniemi, M., Torppa, R., van Zuijen, T., Ylinen, S., Krause, C., Hiltunen, S., Kuula-Paavola, L., Leminen, A., Pesonen, M. J., Alho, K., Gumenyuk, V., Degerman, A. S., Laari, S. P. K., Koistinen, S. M., Kujala, A. M., Rinne, T., Salmitaival, J. & Salo, E.

25/02/2011 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

The Overloaded Brain - Ylikuormitetut aivot

Alho, K.

01/09/201231/08/2016

Project: Research project

Prizes

Early Career Contribution to Psychophysiology Award

Kimmo Alho (Recipient), 1990

Prize: Prizes and awards

Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Kimmo Alho (Recipient), 31 May 2011

Prize: Prizes and awards

File

Honorary Member of Kompleksi

Kimmo Alho (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prizes and awards

Knight, First Class, of the Order of White Rose of Finland

Kimmo Alho (Recipient), 6 Dec 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Member of Academia Europaea

Kimmo Alho (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1983 2019

NeuroImage (Journal)

Kimmo Alho (Reviewer)
30 Apr 2019

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

European Journal of Neuroscience (Journal)

Kimmo Alho (Reviewer)
16 Apr 2019

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

3rd Nordic Neuroscience Meeting

Kimmo Alho (Speaker: Presenter)
14 Jun 2019

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

Critical Academy of Satakunta

Kimmo Alho (Invited speaker)
27 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

File

Brain and Cognition (Journal)

Kimmo Alho (Reviewer)
24 Jun 2019

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

Press / Media

Yle TV1 & yle.fi

Kimmo Alho

08/07/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

YLE Areena

Kimmo Alho

13/03/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Helsingin Sanomat - Lasten tiedepalsta

Kimmo Alho

09/11/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

www.mtv.fi

Kimmo Alho

18/06/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Tiede-lehti 6/2018

Kimmo Alho

15/05/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media