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Michael Laakasuo, Adjunct professor of Cognitive Science

senior researcher, PhD (Cognitive Science), Cognitive Scientist, Social Psychologist, Msc(res), MSocSci

  • Finland


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Fields of Science

  • 6162 Cognitive science
  • Cognitive science
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Moral psychology
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Psychology
  • Experimental philosophy
  • Behavioral economics
  • Gambling studies
  • 5144 Social psychology
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Moral psychology
  • Behavioral economics
  • Experimental philosophy
  • 515 Psychology
  • Emotions
  • Decision making
  • Decision and Game Theory

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


Poker as a Domain of Expertise

Palomäki, J. P., Laakasuo, M., Cowley, B. U. & Lappi, O., 2020, In : Journal of expertise. 3, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Beauty as a Guide – Some modest suggestions on crafting experiments in cognitive science

Laakasuo, M., Dec 2019, Avantgarde, tiede ja teknologia. Hautamäki, I. & Sedelholm, H. (eds.). Helsinki: Finnish Association for Avant-Garde and Modernism, p. 29-43 15 p. (Suomen avantgarden ja modernismin seuran julkaisuja; no. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Experience and Passion in Poker: Are There Well-Being Implications?

Oikonomidis, A., Palomaki, J. & Laakasuo, M., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Gambling Studies. 35, 2, p. 731-742 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

On the edge of the future’s horizons: or, is there a tomorrow worth living in?

Laakasuo, M., Feb 2019, Digitalisation and Youth Work. Lauha, H. & Nõlvak, K. (eds.). 1 ed. VERKE & ENTK, Vol. 1. p. 106-109 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

Aivoimplantit: teknologian nykytila, eettisiä kysymyksiä ja moraalipsykologiaa

Koverola, M. & Laakasuo, M., Dec 2018, In : Tiedepolitiikka. 4/2018, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific