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Curriculum vitae

I am an ecologically minded multidisciplinary researcher (PhD Candidate) at the at the University of Helsinki. My research interests include environmental behaviour and cognition, socio-cognitive aspects of ecological crises, ecological and environmental psychology, complex systems, agent-based modeling and philosophy of science. My thesis is titled Steps to a Sustainable Mind.

I am a member of the Environmental Policy Research Group and the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science (HELSUS).

University of Helsinki (2010-), Environmental and Public Policy, Sociology
University of Melbourne (2014), Philosophy and History of Science, Urban Studies
University of Edinburgh (2011-2012), Social Policy and Sociology

Keywords

  • 5142 Social policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • 6162 Cognitive science
  • 515 Psychology
  • Ecological Psychology
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Ecological Rationality
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 611 Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Psychology

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

Publications 2016 2019

Concerns of young protesters are justified

Hagedorn, G., Kalmus, P., Mann, M., Vicca, S., Van den Berge, J., van Ypersele, J-P., Kaaronen, R., Bourg, D., Rotmans, J., Rahmstorf, S., Kromp-Kolb, H., Kirchengast, G., Knutti, R., Seneviratne, S. I., Thalmann, P., Cretney, R., Green, A., Anderson, K., Hedberg, M., Nilsson, D. & 2 othersKuttner, A. & Hayhoe, K., 12 Apr 2019, In : Science. 364, 6436, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

The Art of Mushroom Foraging: A Phenomenological Inquiry

Kaaronen, R. O., 2019, The Side View Journal. Robbert, A. (ed.). 1 ed. Bay Area, California: The Side View Press, Vol. 1. p. 22-26 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

The Ecology of Design

Kaaronen, R. O., 2019, The Side View Journal. Robbert, A. (ed.). 1 ed. Bay Area, California: The Side View Press, Vol. 1. p. 17-21 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

A Theory of Predictive Dissonance: Predictive Processing Presents a New Take on Cognitive Dissonance

Kaaronen, R. O., 19 Nov 2018, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, 15 p., 2218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Exploration and Exploitation in Scientific Inquiry: Towards a Society of Explorers

Kaaronen, R. O., 15 Nov 2018, (Submitted) In : PhilSci-Archive.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation
  • 2 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Peer review of manuscripts

Frontiers in Psychology (Journal)

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Reviewer)
15 Feb 2018

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

Annual symposium of Science and Technology Studies 2018

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Attendee)
2018

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

Exploration and Exploitation in Scientific Inquiry

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Speaker)
15 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Steps to a Sustainable Mind

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Speaker)
21 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation