News about publications

Laakasuo, M., Palomäki, J., Kunnari, A., Rauhala, S., Drosinou, M., Halonen, J., Lehtonen, N., Koverola, M., Repo, M., Sundvall, J., Visala, A., & Francis, K. B. (2022). Moral psychology of nursing robots: Exploring the role of robots in dilemmas of patient autonomy. European Journal of Social Psychology, 00, 121.

Danielsbacka, M., Tammisalo, K. & Tanskanen, A.O. (2022) Digital and traditional communication with kin: displacement or reinforcement? Journal of Family Studies, 28. doi:

Danielsbacka, Mirkka, Lenka Křenková, and  Tanskanen, Antti. O. (2022). “Grandparenting, health, and well-being: A systematic literature review.” European Journal of Ageing.

Helle, S., Tanskanen, A.O., Pettay, J.E. & Danielsbacka, M. (2022). The interplay of grandparental investment according to the survival status of other grandparent types. Scientific Reports, 12, 14390.

Helle Samuli., Antti O. Tanskanen, David A. Coall and Mirkka Danielsbacka. 2022. Matrilateral bias of grandparental investment in grandchildren persists despite the grandchildren’s adverse early life experiences. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289.

Marois, G., Rotkirch, A., & Lutz, W. (2022). Future population ageing and productivity in Finland under different education and fertility scenarios. Finnish Yearbook of Population Research, 56, 137–160.

Rickard, I.J., Vullioud, C., Rousset, F. et al. Mothers with higher twinning propensity had lower fertility in pre-industrial Europe. Nat Commun 13, 2886 (2022).

Savelieva K., Jokela M. & Rotkirch A. (2022) Reasons to Postpone Childbearing during Fertility Decline in Finland, Marriage & Family Review, DOI:

Tammisalo K, Rotkirch A. Effects of information and communication technology on the quality of family relationships: A systematic review. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. May 2022.

Tammisalo K, Mirkka Danielsbacka, E. Andersson and Antti O. Tanskanen. 2022. Predictors of Social Media Use in Two Family Generations. Frontiers in Sociology. 6:813765. 

Tanskanen, A., Hämäläinen, H., Arpino, B., & Danielsbacka, M. (2022). Prosocial activity in later life: Are informal help and care associated with volunteering and charity? Ageing and Society, 1-36.

Tanskanen, Antti O., Mirkka Danielsbacka, and Anna Rotkirch 2021. “Kin detection cues and sibling relationship quality in adulthood: The role of childhood co-residence duration and maternal perinatal association.” Evolution and Human Behavior42:6, 481–490.

Tanskanen, A.O. & Danielsbacka, M. (Eds.) (2022). Research Topic: Family and Extended Kin. Frontiers in Sociology, 7.

Tanskanen, A.O. & Danielsbacka, M. (2022). Editorial: Family and Extended Kin. Frontiers in Sociology, 7. doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2022.906081.

Working papers

Hämäläinen, Hans, Antti O. Tanskanen, and Mirkka Danielsbacka. 2022. “The Profile of “super-helpers”? Findings from the Generational – Transmissions in Finland Survey” INVEST Working Paper 48/2022. SocArXiv.

Nisén, Jessica, Marika Jalovaara, Anna Rotkirch, and Mika Gissler. 2022. “Fertility Recovery Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic in Finland?.” INVEST Working Paper 50/2022 SocArXiv.

Tanskanen, Antti O., Hans Hämäläinen, and Mirkka Danielsbacka. 2022. Prosocial engagement among older Finns: Are informal help and care associated with volunteering and charity? INVEST Working Paper 45/2022. SocArXiv.