Anu-Katriina Pesonen

Sleep research; Professor of developmental and clinical psychology, University of Helsinki

Anu-Katriina Pesonen leads the Sleep & Mind Research Group at University of Helsinki. Sleep & Mind focuses on sleep, cognition, learning and mental health in a multidisciplinary context, combining methods and designs from psychology, medicine, and brain research. Currently, the main focus of the research is on sleep microstructures, and experimental interventions to modify sleep-related emotion regulation. 

Academic milestones

2004 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Helsinki

2006 Title of Docent (corresponds to adjunct professor) in educational and developmental psychology, University of Helsinki

2008 Title of Docent (corresponds to adjunct professor) in personality psychology, University of Tampere

2009 Speciality in Clinical Child Psychology and Educational Psychology, an academic, clinical diploma

2015 Professor of clinical and developmental psychology (5-year position)

Lessons by Anu-Katriina Pesonen