Collection of longitudinal data

JYLS* = Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development (Pulkkinen, Kokko et al.)

JLD = Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Dyslexia (Lyytinen, Ahonen, Eklund, Poikkeus, Torppa et al)
Follow-up of children with and without risk for dyslexia (n = 200) and their classmates (n = 2000).

The First Steps = Interaction and Learning within Children-Parent-Teacher Triangle (Nurmi, Poikkeus, Lerkkanen, Rasku-Puttonen et al.)
Population based 5-year follow-up of more than 2000 children, their parents and teachers.

FinEdu = Finnish Educational Transitions (Salmela-Aro; Institute of Behavioral Sciences, U. of Helsinki; U. of Jyväskylä).

Promo – the development of young children’s  comprehension of narratives (Lepola, U. of Turku).

Mind the Gap (Millennium) – (Salmela-Aro, U. of Helsinki). Data from children, teachers and parents.

FLS – The Finnish Study of Challenging Learning Situations – forthcoming (Kiuru et al.; plan of intent, n = 500).

*) Conducted at the Department of Psychology 1968 to 2013. Since 2014, located at the Gerontology Research Center, Department of Health Sciences.


Table 1. The timeline of the studies in respect to age and years of assessment