Kallio Eeva K., associate adjunct professor, PsyD

Senior researcher
Kallio Eeva K., associate adjunct professor, PsyD
RUU D330

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3950-6554 
Converis: https://converis.jyu.fi/converis/portal/Person/4595130

Eeva’s main interests are adult cognitive development and study of wisdom as theoretical, philosophical-psychological phenomena: she is interested in psychological and educational concepts and history of science. She acts as adjunct professor (title of docent) both in University of Jyväskylä and University of Tampere, Finland. Her edited book “Development of adult thinking – towards multiple perspectives” (in Finnish, 2016) has got 6 reprints plus electronic version. Oxford University Press Online Bibliographies (Psychology/Adulthood/Cognitive development) mentions her article as important contribution in the field. She has taken part widely in public discussion. Eeva is co-founder and honorary president of the ESRAD and member of editorial board of the journal Integral Review. The latest books are (as editor) Development of adult thinking: Interdisciplinary perspectives on cognitive development and adult learning (Routledge) 2020 and book with Jenni Spännäri Viisaus-käyttäjän opas (Wisdom - user's guide) (Tuuma). 

Current projects: 

  • Multilevel analysis of becoming wiser – work biographies of later adulthood. ”Do always what you would wish to have done at the end of your life"

  • Development of wisdom and construction of forest relationship in preschool education on forests

  • Dialogue and wisdom in university studies - neo-Socratic dialogue

  • Working-life pedagogy in higher education. Socratic dialogue in IT studies

  • Development of wisdom as part of expertise development in university studies

  • The International Handbook of Adult Development and Wisdom (in preparation; eds Judith Stevens-Long & Eeva K. Kallio; Oxford University Press)

  • See also Kallio, E. K. (Ed.) Development of adult thinking -Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cognitive Development and Adult Learning 2020, Routledge.

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