Mari Tervaniemi


Description of research and teaching

My research has focused at investigating the mechanisms of human auditory cognition, emotion, and expertise. Currently I investigate the possibilities of music to support well-being and learning.


Curriculum Vitae

Latest publications

  1. Behavioral and subcortical signatures of musical expertise in Mandarin Chinese speakers

    Dawson, C., Tervaniemi, M. & Aalto, D. 4 Jan 2018 In : PLoS One. 13, 1, 14 p., 0190793

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Comparing the existing findings on brain substrate of hyperacusis and noise sensitivity

    Heinonen-Guzejev, E. M. O., Kliuchko, M., Vuust, P., Tervaniemi, M. A. I. & Brattico, E. 2018 .. 3rd International Conference on Hyperacusis Causes, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment, 6-7 July 2017, Guildford, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  3. Dance on cortex: Enhanced theta synchrony in experts when watching a dance piece

    Poikonen, H. L., Toiviainen, P. & Tervaniemi, M. A. I. 2018 In : European Journal of Neuroscience.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Pre-examination of PhD thesis

    Tervaniemi, M. (Pre-examiner)
    8 Jan 2018

    Activity: ExaminationPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

  2. Music and Learning

    Tervaniemi, M. (Speaker: Keynote)
    3 Jan 20184 Jan 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

  3. Guest lectures of Professors Trehub and Hodges

    Tervaniemi, M. (Speaker: Chair)
    25 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic Talks

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Latest prizes

  1. Dlearn.Helsinki - Helsinki Challenge Science Competition Finalist

    Auli Toom (Recipient), Katariina Salmela-Aro (Recipient), Minna Lakkala (Recipient), Mari Tervaniemi (Recipient), Veera Kallunki (Recipient), Tomi Männistö (Recipient), Pasi Silander (Recipient), Veli-Matti Harjula (Recipient) & Niko Lindholm (Recipient), 19 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. MoMaMo!: Motivation Makes the Move!

    Peltonen, J., Koponen, A., Aho, J., von Knorring, S., Tervaniemi, M., Makkonen, T., Ginström, L., Pöyhönen-Alho, M., Norrmen, H., Kautiainen, H., Heinonen, S. T., Karisola, P., Punakallio, A., Lusa, S., Punkka, E., Plomp, J., Kaartinen, J., Shoemaker, J. K. & Petrella, R.


    Project: Research project_Research

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Psykologian tohtori

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