Oulu Neurodiversity Research Group

The aim of the new Oulu Neurodiversity Research Group at the Faculty of Education and Psychology is to promote acceptance of neurodiversity in the society by advancing the general
understanding of neurodiversity.

Contact information

Research group leader

  • Katja Jussila

Research group description

We are a small group of clinical and educational psychologists. We explore the neurodivergent experience of the world, and highlight both the strengths and the struggles of neurodivergent individuals. Our research focuses on various aspects of neurodiversity, such as

* Sensory processing differences and quality of life
* Neurodiversity in the university: the neurodivergent experience of university studies
* Camouflaging and mental health
* The experience of loneliness on the spectrum