Astikainen Piia, Yliopistotutkija / University Researcher

Astikainen Piia, Yliopistotutkija / University Researcher
Short number:
2646
Room:
KÄRKI Ab392.1.
 
Osallistu masennuksen tutkimukseen
Haemme parhaillaan sekä masennuksesta kärsiviä henkilöitä että terveitä kontrollikoehenkilöitä tutkimukseen, jossa selvitetään tiedonkäsittelyn muutoksia masennuksessa aivotutkimuksen menetelmin ja testataan psykologisen ryhmähoidon vaikuttavuutta masennusoireisiin.

 

Biography

Docent in cognitive neuroscience, 2009, University of Tampere, Finland

PhD (Psychology) 2004, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

MA (Psychology) 1997, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Research Projects
The Relevance and Benefits of my Research

Our research group investigates the principles of brain function related to perception and learning. Recently we have studied also the changes in brain function related to aging and depression. The results of our research can in a long run enable supporting of positive changes and preventing negative changes of the brain function.

Publications

List of Publications

 Recent Publications

Ruohonen, E., & Astikainen, P. (2017). Brain Responses to Sound Intensity Changes Dissociate Depressed Participants and Healthy Controls. Biological Psychology, 127, 74-81.

Kurkela, J.L.O., Lipponen, A., Hämäläinen, J.A., Näätänen, R., & Astikainen, P. (2016). Passive exposure to speech sounds induces long-term memory representations in the auditory cortex of adult rats. Scientific Reports, 6:38904.

Hautala, J., Loberg, O., Hietanen, J. K., Nummenmaa, L., & Astikainen, P. (2016). Effects of Conversation Content on Viewing Dyadic Conversations. Journal of Eye Movement Research, 9, 1-12.

Kremláček, J., Kreegipuu, K., Tales, A., Astikainen, P., Poldver, N., Näätänen, R. & Stefanics, G. (2016). Visual Mismatch Negativity (vMMN): A review and meta-analysis of studies in psychiatric and neurological disorders. Cortex, 80, 76-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.03.017

Ruusuvirta, T., & Astikainen, P. (2016). Preattentive and attentive responses to changes in small numerosities of tones in adult humans. Brain Research, 1634, 68-74. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2015.12.047

 

Teaching (list of courses)

PSYS122 Neuropsychology III A: Clinical neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience, 5 ECTS cr

PSYS123 Neuropsychology III B: Methods and Applications of Cognitive Neuroscience, 5 ECTS cr

PSYS210 Master's Thesis, 40 ECTS cr.