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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

My research has focused at investigating the mechanisms of human auditory cognition, emotion, and expertise. Currently I investigate the possibilities of music to support well-being and learning.

External positions

Visiting professor, Beijing Normal University, Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education

1 Jun 201831 May 2020

Keywords

  • 515 Psychology
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • 3112 Neurosciences
  • 3124 Neurology and psychiatry

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

Publications 1992 2019

Effects of musical experience on children's language and brain development

Linnavalli, T., 2019, Helsinki : Helsingin yliopisto. 81 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Työkaluja ja menetelmiä globaalien kompetenssien oppimisen tukemiseen

Lakkala, M. H., Salmela-Aro, K., Kallunki, V., Männistö, T., Pulkkinen, S-A., Fagerholm, F., Dexter, P., Harjula, V-M., Tervaniemi, M. A. I. & Toom, A-M. H., Mar 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsPosterResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Automatic processing of musical sounds in the human brain

Brattico, E., Olcese, C. & Tervaniemi, M., 2018, Springer Handbook of Systematic Musicology. Bader, R. (ed.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, p. 441-452 12 p. (Springer Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Behavioral and subcortical signatures of musical expertise in Mandarin Chinese speakers

Dawson, C., Tervaniemi, M. & Aalto, D., 4 Jan 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 1, 14 p., 0190793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Comparing the existing findings on brain substrate of hyperacusis and noise sensitivity

Heinonen-Guzejev, E. M. O., Kliuchko, M., Vuust, P., Tervaniemi, M. A. I. & Brattico, E., 2018, .. 3rd International Conference on Hyperacusis Causes, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment, 6-7 July 2017, Guildford, UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

Projects 2004 2020

Prizes

Dlearn.Helsinki - Helsinki Challenge Science Competition Finalist

Auli Toom (Recipient), Katariina Salmela-Aro (Recipient), Minna Lakkala (Recipient), Mari Tervaniemi (Recipient), Veera Kallunki (Recipient), Tomi Männistö (Recipient), Pasi Silander (Recipient), Veli-Matti Harjula (Recipient) & Niko Lindholm (Recipient), 19 Jun 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1999 2018

Singing in the brain across the life span

Mari Tervaniemi (Speaker: Chair)
24 Oct 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Public lecture "Learning by music making"

Mari Tervaniemi (Speaker: Presenter)
14 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

MMN2018: The 8th Mis­match Neg­at­iv­ity conference

Mari Tervaniemi (Chair of organizing committee)
12 Jun 201815 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Sino-Finnish Neuroscience Seminar

Mari Tervaniemi (Speaker: Presenter)
5 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Symposium on Multisensory perception and learning

Mari Tervaniemi (Chair)
2 Mar 2018

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

Press / Media

Why music?

Mari Tervaniemi

29/08/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Learning by music making

Mari Tervaniemi

13/03/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Challenges of brain imaging - interview

Mari Tervaniemi

02/03/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

"Tukea heikkoihin kohtiin", Opettaja-lehti 3/2018

Auli Toom, Minna Lakkala, Veera Kallunki, Mari Tervaniemi & Veli-Matti Harjula

09/02/2018

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media