Selected Publications

This is the summary chapter of my doctoral dissertation, Steps to a Sustainable Mind. It is an inquiry into collective behaviour change, sustainable cognition, sustainable cultural evolution, as well as tradition and precaution.
Publications of the Faculty of Social Sciences, 2020

We use an agent-based model to explore how affordances (action opportunities) in the environment can trigger social tipping points in the adoption of pro-environmental behaviours.
One Earth, 2020

This research article studies ecological rationality (heuristics and decision-making) in 894 Finnish mushroom foragers.
Preprint, PsyArXiv., 2019

Recent Publications

. Steps to a Sustainable Mind: Explorations into the Ecology of Mind and Behaviour. Publications of the Faculty of Social Sciences, 2020.

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. Concerns of Young Protesters are Justified. Science, 2019.

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A series of good news: from 1.10.2020-31.3.2021 I will be working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam in Erik Rietveld’s research group. I also received permission to defend my doctoral thesis at the University of Helsinki. The defense will take place on 28.9.2020.

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I took part in the three-month Young Scientists Summer Program at IIASA during the summer of 2019. I’m pleased to announce that my work at IIASA was awarded a Honorable Mention for exceptional effort.

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Last autumn I got started with a new hobby: photography. Equipped with a second-hand Lumix GX80, I’ve mainly found myself taking pictures of wildlife, including birds, fungi and plants. Some of this has been for research purposes. You’ll find my photography on my 500px page.

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From clay tablets to digital ones, libraries have always evolved. But what’s next? Read my thoughts here in an article for The Conventions.

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Our letter “Concerns of Young Protesters are Justified” was published in Science. The letter can be read here and signed here.

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I wrote an article on climate strikes, experiential education and envrironmental activism. Read it online here at The Conventions.

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A couple of months ago I did my first podcast episode with Adam Robbert from The Side View. Give it a listen here.

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I wrote another essay for The Side View. This time, it’s on the phenomenology (cognition, perception and heuristics) of mushroom foraging. Read it online here!

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The Side View is a fascinating new multimedia platform edited by Adam Robbert. I wrote an essay for The Side View titled The Ecology of Design. Read it online here!

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Feeling inspired by an arts exhibition on magical realism, I wrote a piece on the need for imagination in environmental politics. Read it online here at The Conventions.

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