Dr Teemu Toivainen

Staff details

Position Lecturer
Department Psychology
Email t.toivainen (@gold.ac.uk)
Dr Teemu Toivainen

Teemu is a Lecturer in Psychology. Teemu's research interests and teaching focuses on individual differences in different psychological constructs, such as creativity, cognitive abilities and personality.

Teaching and Supervision

  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Research Methods in Psychology

Research interests

In his research, Teemu explores questions related to creativity, such as what are the predictors and outcomes of creative thinking. Also, Teemu investigates how creativity relates to other cognitive abilities, such as spatial and verbal ability, and personality. In addition, Teemu explores how research findings on creativity can be applied to real life contexts, such as education and work.

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