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Low childhood family income does not cause later risks of psychiatric disorders and antisocial behaviours in Finland
Childhood family income has been shown to be associated with later psychiatric disorders, substance misuse and violent crime, but the...
Junk food game helps people eat less and lose weight
Using a brain-training app helps people eat less junk food and lose weight, new research suggests.
Statistical methods support central banks in decision-making
According to Professor Jani Luoto, econometric methods are primarily used to analyse economic datasets, but they are also suited to modelling...
Mervi Pantti investigates responsibility and power associated with the media
Disinformation and hate speech are used to shape opinions. The professor of media and communication studies is interested in how the...
With Finns flattered by success in international comparisons, how do rankings influence politics?
Tero Erkkilä’s research makes the ideological decisions of public administration transparent.
Workers threatened by automation support conditions on unemployment benefits
Workers whose jobs are threatened by automation support activation measures that impose strict conditions and obligations on unemployment...
Our unwillingness to sacrifice comfort: 3 taboos preventing sustainable transformation
Why is it so difficult for us to change our current practices for more sustainable ones? Are there any explicit taboos that hinder decision-...
Save the date: Sustainability Science Days, Finland’s largest event in sustainability science, highlights the need for radical change
The theme of the next conference is destruction and creativity. Sustainability challenges cannot be solved without radical changes in human...