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Nina Sajaniemi

PhD, clinical neuropsychologist

  • PL 8 (Siltavuorenpenger 10)

    00014

    Finland

1990 …2020

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2020

Association of screen time with long-term stress and temperament in preschoolers: results from the DAGIS study

Leppänen, M. H., Sääksjärvi, K., Vepsäläinen, H., Ray, C., Hiltunen, P., Koivusilta, L., Erkkola, M., Sajaniemi, N. & Roos, E., 27 May 2020, In : European journal of pediatrics. 8 p.

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Children’s negative experiences as a part of quality evaluation in early childhood education and care: Early Child Development and Care

Pihlainen, K., Reunamo, J., Sajaniemi, N. & Kärnä, E., 7 Aug 2020, In : Early Child Development and Care. 12 p.

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Individual-, home- and preschool-level correlates of preschool children's sedentary time

Määttä, S., Konttinen, H., Figueiredo, R. A. D. O., Haukkala, A., Sajaniemi, N., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E., 7 Feb 2020, In : BMC Pediatrics. 20, 1, 14 p., 58.

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2019

A cross-sectional study of children's temperament, food consumption and the role of food-related parenting practices

Kaukonen, R., Lehto, E., Ray, C., Vepsäläinen, H., Nissinen, K., Korkalo, L., Koivusilta, L., Sajaniemi, N., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E., 1 Jul 2019, In : Appetite. 138, p. 136-145 10 p.

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Children's physical activity and the preschool physical environment: The moderating role of gender

Määttä, S., Gubbels, J., Ray, C., Koivusilta, L., Nislin, M., Sajaniemi, N., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E., 2019, In : Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 47, p. 39-48 10 p.

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Children’s self-regulation and coping strategies in a frustrated context in early education

Veijalainen, J., Reunamo, J., Sajaniemi, N. & Suhonen, E., 12 Sep 2019, In : South African Journal of Childhood Education. 9, 1, 8 p., 724.

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Enhancing peer interaction in early childhood special education: Chains of children's initiatives, adults' responses and their consequences in play

Syrjämäki, M., Pihlaja, P. & Sajaniemi, N., Sep 2019, In : Early Childhood Education Journal. 47, 5, p. 559-570 12 p.

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Preschool group practices and preschool children’s sedentary time: a cross-sectional study in Finland

Määttä, S., Lehto, R., Konttinen, H., Ray, C., Sajaniemi, N., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E., 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 12, e032210.

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The contribution of preschool meals to the diet of Finnish preschoolers

Korkalo, L., Nissinen, K. M., Skaffari, E., Vepsäläinen, H., Lehto, R., Kaukonen, R. E., Koivusilta, L., Sajaniemi, N., Roos, E. & Erkkola, M., Jul 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 7, 16 p., 1531.

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2018

Children's biological givens, stress responses, language and cognitive abilities and family background after entering kindergarten in toddlerhood

Suhonen, E., Sajaniemi, N. K., Alijoki, A. & Nislin, M. A., 2018, In : Early Child Development and Care. 188, 3, p. 345-358 14 p.

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Emotional and Playful Stance Taking in Joint Play between Adults and Very Young Children

Pursi, A., Lipponen, L. & Sajaniemi, N., Sep 2018, In : Learning, Culture and Social Interaction. 18, p. 28-45 18 p.

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Enhancing peer interaction during guided play in Finnish integrated special groups

Syrjämäki, M., Pihlaja, P. & Sajaniemi, N., 2018, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 26, 3, p. 418-431 14 p.

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Infant and Toddler Educare: a Challenge to Neoliberalism

Sims, M., Alexander, E., Nislin, M., Pedey, K., Tausere Tiko, L. & Sajaniemi, N., 24 Apr 2018, In : South African Journal of Childhood Education. 8, 1, 8 p., 594.

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2017

Enhancing Peer Interaction: An Aspect of a High Quality Learning Environment in Finnish Early Childhood Special Education

Syrjämäki, M., Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E., Alijoki, A. & Nislin, M., 2017, In : European Journal of Special Needs Education. 32, 3, p. 377-390 14 p.

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Sukupuolen ja äidin koulutustaustan yhteydet 3–6-vuotiaiden lasten objektiivisesti mitattuun liikkumiseen

Määttä, S., Lehto, R., Sajaniemi, N. K., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E. B., 18 Dec 2017, In : Liikunta & Tiede. 54, 6, p. 81-87

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2016

Lasten temperamentin ja tuen tarpeiden yhteys lasten kognitiivisiin toimintoihin päiväkotien erityisryhmissä

Alijoki, A., Suhonen, E., Nislin, M. & Sajaniemi, N., 2016, In : NMI-bulletin. 26, 1, p. 19-36 18 p.

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Mindful awareness in early childhood education

Nieminen, S. & Sajaniemi, N., 25 Aug 2016, In : South African Journal of Childhood Education. 6, 1, 9 p., a399.

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Occupational well-being and stress among early childhood professionals: the use of an innovative strategy to measure stress reactivity in the workplace

Nislin, M., Sajaniemi, N., Sims, M., Suhonen, E., Maldonado, E., Hyttinen, S. & Hirvonen, A., 9 Mar 2016, In : Open Review of Educational Research. 3, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

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Pedagogical work, stress regulation and work-related well-being among early childhood professionals in integrated special day-care groups

Nislin, M. A., Sajaniemi, N. K., Sims, M., Suhonen, E., Maldonado Montero, E. F., Hirvonen, A. & Hyttinen, S., 2016, In : European Journal of Special Needs Education. 31, 1, p. 27-43 17 p.

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2015

Bystanders' roles and children with special educational needs in bullying situations among preschool-aged children

Repo (ent. Kirves), L. & Sajaniemi, N., 2015, In : Early years : an international journal of research and development. 35, 1, p. 5-21 17 p.

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Children's play behaviour and social communication in integrated special day-care groups

Suhonen, E., Nislin, M., Alijoki, A. & Sajaniemi, N., 2015, In : European Journal of Special Needs Education. 30, 3, p. 287-303 17 p.

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Increased health and well-being in preschools (DAGIS): rationale and design for a randomized controlled trial

Maatta, S., Lehto, R., Nislin, M., Ray, C., Erkkola, M., Sajaniemi, N., Roos, E. & DAGIS Res Grp, 18 Apr 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 10 p., 402.

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Prevention of bullying in early educational settings: pedagogical and organizational factors related to bullying

Repo (ent. Kirves), L. & Sajaniemi, N., 2015, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 23, 4, p. 461-475 15 p.

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Work Demands and Resources, Stress Regulation and Quality of Pedagogical Work Among Professionals in Finnish Early Childhood Education Settings

Nislin, M., Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E., Sims, M., Hotulainen, R., Hyttinen, S. & Hyttinen, A., 5 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research. 4, 1, p. 42-66 25 p.

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Working with children with special needs in Finnish kindergartens: Professionals and/or specialists?

Nislin, M., Paananen, M., Repo, L., Sajaniemi, N. & Sims, M., 2015, In : South African Journal of Childhood Education. 5, 3, 10 p., a368.

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Lasten stressin säätely, reagointitaipumukset ja leikkikäyttäytyminen päiväkotiympäristössä

Suhonen, E., Sajaniemi, N., Alijoki, A., Hotulainen, R., Nislin, M. & Kontu, E., 2014, In : Psykologia. 49, 3, p. 184-197 14 p.

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2013

Pedagogiset toiminnat erityisryhmissä ja oppimisympäristön laatu

Alijoki, A., Suhonen, E. A., Nislin, M., Kontu, E. & Sajaniemi, N., 2013, In : Journal of Early Childhood Education Research. 2, 1, p. 24-47 24 p.

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2012

Bullying in Early Educational Settings

Kirves, L. & Sajaniemi, N., 2012, In : Early Child Development and Care. 182, 3-4, p. 383-400 18 p.

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Cortisol Levels and Children’s Orientation in Day Care

Reunamo, J., Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E. & Kontu, E., 2012, In : Early Child Development and Care. 182, 3-4, p. 363-381 19 p.

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Rangaistukset eivät auta pikkulapsia

Kirves, L. & Sajaniemi, N., 19 Oct 2012, In : Helsingin Sanomat. 19.10.2012, 1 p.

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Stress reactivity of six-year-old children involved in challenging tasks

Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E., Kontu, E., Lindholm, H. & Hirvonen, A., 2012, In : Early Child Development and Care. 182, 2, p. 175-189 15 p.

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2011

A preliminary exploration of children’s physiological arousal levels in regular preschool settings

Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E. & Sims, M., 2011, In : Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 36, 3, p. 91-99 9 p.

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Children's cortisol patterns and the quality of the early learning environment

Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E., Kontu, E., Rantanen, P., Lindholm, H. & Hirvonen, A., 2011, In : European Early Childhood Education Research Journal. 19, 1, p. 45-62 18 p.

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2010

Verbal and nonverbal development in SLI children after early intervention

Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E. & Kontu, E., 2010, In : Early Child Development and Care. 180, 4, p. 519-534 16 p.

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2009

Aivot, liikkuminen ja oppiminen

Sajaniemi, N., 2009, In : Koululaiset liikkeelle : Nuori Suomi ry:n, Ung i Finland rf, lehti lasten liikuttajille. 2009, [1], p. 8-9 2 p.

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Early numeracy in low-performing young children

Aunio, P., Hautamäki, J., Sajaniemi, N. & Van Luit, J. E. H., 2009, In : British Educational Research Journal. 35, 1, p. 25-46 22 p.

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Laadukas varhaiskasvatus suojaa stressiltä

Komi, T., Kontu, E., Sajaniemi, N. & Suhonen, E., 2009, In : Lastentarha. 72, 2, p. 28-29 2 p.

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2008

Learning disabilities and the auditory and visual matching computer program

Törmänen, M. R. K., Takala, M. & Sajaniemi, N., 2008, In : Support for learning : British journal of learning support.. 23, 2, p. 80-88 9 p.

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Varhaiskasvatuksesta kaikki alkaa

Ukkonen, A., Sajaniemi, N., Suhonen, E. & Kontu, E., 2008, In : Tammenlastuja : Suomen Kulttuurirahaston sisäinen tiedotuslehti. 2008, 4, p. 6-7 2 p.

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2007

Onko tiedeyhteisössä luovaa uteliaisuutta - torjua vai tutkia?

Sajaniemi, N., 2007, In : Autismi. 16, 2, p. 40-41 2 p.

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2006

Ihmisenä olemisen rajat

Sajaniemi, N., 2006, In : Resume : TKK MBA annual release 2006. 2006, p. 28-29 2 p.

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1990

Event-related brain potential of human newborns to pitch change of an acoustic stimulus

Alho, K., Sainio, K., Sajaniemi, N. K., Reinikainen, K. & Näätänen, R., 1990, In : Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology. 77, p. 151-155 5 p.

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