I am Professor and Head of discipline of social psychology at the University of Helsinki. My research group is particularly interested in the dynamics of intergroup relations and social (in)equality. We study attitudes of majority and minorities towards each other, how they negotiate identities, distribute common wealth, and participate in societal change. Please visit our blog: https://blogs.helsinki.fi/esso-group/
What is social psychology?
People live in constant interaction with each other. We are members of groups, organisations, societies and cultural communities. Social psychology studies how this social world and individual people impact and shape each other, and how we are in interaction with each other. Key points of interest are the social construction of the human mind – thoughts and emotions – as well as relations between groups.