Peltola, Dr. M. (Mikko)

Position:
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow




Short cv

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, 2012-present

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, 2009-2011
  • PhD, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere, 2006-2011
  • MA, Licensed Psychologist, Department of Psychology, University of Tampere, 2000-2006

Research areas and activities

  • Emotional development
  • Neural and cognitive processing of emotional facial expressions in infancy
  • Associations between early emotional biases and later social-emotional development
  • Genetic and parental influences on individual differences in emotion-processing
  • Attachment
  • Neural and cognitive antecedents of infants’ attachment security
  • Oxytocin
  • The role of oxytocin in defensive motivation

 

Teaching activities

  • Master's thesis project supervision

Last Modified: 09-02-2016