Strömmer Juho, Yliopistonopettaja /University teacher

Strömmer Juho, Yliopistonopettaja /University teacher
Short number:
KÄRKI Ab392.5.

Areas of Interest

Cognitive neuroscience of aging, physical exercise/activity and brain plasticity, depression 

Research Areas

Age-related functional and structural changes in the brain, cognition and physical fitness; perceptual learning

The Relevance and Benefits of my Research

Ageing-related challenges in ability to function are increasing due to rapid population ageing. My research focuses on understanding the normal age-related changes in brain function and cognitive functioning (and mood disorders) as well as the effects of physically active lifestyle on these changes.

Recent Publications

Strömmer, J.M., Tarkka I.M., & Astikainen, P. (2014). Somatosensory mismatch response in young and elderly adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6:293. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00293

Teaching (list of courses)

PSYA180 Geropsykologia - Psychology of ageing

PSYS314 Iäkkäiden arviointimenetelmät - Cognitive assessment of older people

PSYA 210 Kandidaatin tutkielma - Supervision for Bachelor's theses

PSYS1901 Psykologian erikoisopinnot - Specialised skills in psychology