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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Sointu Leikas works as a University Researcher at the HSSH Methodological Unit. Her research background is in personality and social psychology and she specializes in everyday life dynamics in behavior. Leikas gained her PhD in the field of personality psychology in 2010 and has since worked in several research projects in the University of Helsinki. Within HSSH she is interested in developing methods for studying human interaction and behavioral dynamics. She is responsible for HSSH’s collaboration with research groups conducting experimental and experience sampling research. 

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology
  • Personality
  • Social Behavior
  • Social Competence
  • Social psychology
  • Momentary patterns of behavior
  • Personality change
  • Well-being

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.