People

Interaction Analysis Lab is a group of five members directed by Dr. Ville Harjunen. 
Ville Harjunen

Ville Harjunen studies how people process others' body language, and emotional expressions and how individuals differ in their interaction styles and way to react to others' social actions. His research builds on a combination of naturalistic lab experiments, virtual reality simulations, and neuroscience methods. He received his BSSc and MSSc in social psychology from the University of Helsinki and his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Helsinki. Currently, he works as a postdoctoral researcher at the faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki.

Emmi Koskinen

Emmi Koskinen is a PhD in sociology. She defended her dissertation on story reception and affiliation in interactions with neurotypical and Asperger participants in Spring 2022. After that she investigated similar phenomena in relation to narcissistic personality traits in the Academy of Finland funded project ‘Facing Narcissism’. Koskinen has experience in combining qualitative, conversation analytical observations to psychophysiological measurements, and in the EnTiTy project she will continue this line of research as well as broaden the scope of enquiry to electrophysiological measures of brain activity.

Markus Söderman

Markus Söderman wrote his Master's thesis on language choice in digital environments, using combined methods and knowledge from several different subjects and areas of study. Söderman focuses on language choice, sociology of language and digitally mediated communication. Söderman participates in The Action Analysis Lab as a doctoral researcher.

Jan Lindström