23.11.2018

Researchers

ForLearning network includes researchers from several departments and faculties from the University of Jyväskylä (JYU), Niilo Mäki Institute, and affiliated universities. Below is the alphabetic list of the participating members.

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Mikko Aro, prof.

Department of Education / Special Education, JYU

learning disabilities, interventions, fluency, self-efficacy

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Tuija Aro, PhD, Docent

Niilo Mäki Institute

Kenneth Eklund

Department of Psychology, JYU

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Anna-Kaija Eloranta, doctoral student

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Leena Ervast, speech therapist, doctoral student

Logopedics & Neurocognitive Unit, University of Oulu

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Jarkko Hautala, PhD

Agora Center, JYU

 

 

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Elisa Heikkinen

Logopedics & Neurocognitive Unit, University of Oulu

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Riikka Heikkilä, doctoral student

Niilo Mäki Institute; Dep. of Psychology, University of Jyväskylä

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Ari Huhta, prof.

Centre for Applied Language Studies

Jarmo Hämäläinen

Jarmo A. Hämäläinen, PhD

Department of Psychology

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Ritva Ketonen, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Tiina Kiiski, doctoral student

Niilo Mäki Institute; Dep. of Education

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Tuire Koponen, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute
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Juha-Matti Latvala, executive director

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Paavo Leppänen, prof.

Department of Psychology

Cognitive neuroscience of development and learning difficulties

Jyväskylä Centre for Interdisciplinary Brain Research (CIBR)

dyslexia, language difficulties, problems in foreign/ second language learning, risk factors and training methods, neurocognitive processes of text and online/ digital reading, brain research

Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen

Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, prof.

Department of Teacher Education, JYU

individual, family, and teacher factors contributing to children’s academic learning and motivation in preschool and early school years, developmental trajectories of young children’s reading and math skills, effects of motivation, teacher-student relationships and teacher-parents partnership to child’s learning

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Otto Loberg

Department of Psychology, JYU

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Kaisa Lohvansuu

Department of Psychology, JYU

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Olli-Pekka Malinen, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

Laura Mansikkamäki, doctoral student

Department of Psychology, JYU

learning difficulties and special education, cognitive neuroscience, dyslexia and ADHD, digital literacies: online research and comprehension.

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Aino Mattinen, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Sira Määttä, doctoral student

Niilo Mäki Institute; Dep. of psychology

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Lea Nieminen, PhD

Agora Center, JYU

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Vesa Närhi, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute; University of Eastern Finland

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Sanna Olkkonen

Centre for Applied Language Studies, JYU

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Mika Paananen, Psyc.Lic.

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Helena Palm, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Pilvi Peura, doctoral student

Department of Education / Special Education, JYU and Niilo Mäki Institute

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Anna-Maija Poikkeus, prof., vice dean

Department of Teacher Education, JYU

development of early language and literacy, social skills and peer relations, motivation classroom quality and teacher-student relationships, longitudinal studies

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Juho Polet, researcher

Niilo Mäki Institute
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Suzanne Puhakka, post-doctoral researcher

 

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Vesa Rantanen, researcher

Niilo Mäki Institute

Ulla Richardson, prof.

Agora Center, JYU

language and literacy development, dyslexia, technology-enhanced learning environments, GraphoGame, reading support in different orthographies, phonological processing, speech perception
 
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Miia Ronimus, PhD

Agora Center, JYU

Pekka Räsänen

Pekka Räsänen, executive vice director

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Elisa Salmi, doctoral student

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Paula Salmi, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Jonna Salminen, doctoral student

Department of Education / Special Education, JYU

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Tiina Siiskonen, PhD

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Riikka Sorvo, doctoral student

Department of Education / Special Education, JYU and Niilo Mäki Institute

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Minna Torppa, senior researcher

Department of Teacher Education, JYU

reading difficulties, cognitive and motivational factors, psycho-social well-being, achievement and adult outcomes, longitudinal quantitative methodology

Kati Vasalampi

Kati Vasalampi, post-doctoral researcher

Department of Teacher Education, JYU

motivation, student engagement, school transition, school well-being

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Mari Veijola, psychologist, doctoral student

Foniatric unit, Oulu university hospital

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Helena Viholainen, PhD

Department of Education / Special Education, JYU

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Jari Westerholm, researcher

Niilo Mäki Institute

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Swantje Zachau

Department of Logopedics, University of Oulu

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