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Within-individual variability in personality; computational models of personality

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Research Interests

Ageing and individual differences; cognitive ageing; personality development across the life-span; personality-environment/genes transactions; computational modelling; impact of intelligence and personality on health and other life outcomes; cross-cultural personality research; personality measurement across and within cultures.


Teaching Experience:

  • Intelligence and personality at the University of Tartu, Estonia (2005-2010)
  • Intelligence and personality at the University of Edinburgh, UK (2013 onwards)
  • Power analysis at the University of Edinburgh (2013 onwards)



2003 BSc (psychology), University of Tartu, Estonia
2005 MSc (psychology), University of Tartu, Estonia
2009 PhD (summa cum laude, psychology), University of Tartu, Estonia


Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Tartu

Award Date: 1 Jan 2009


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