Riitta Hari

  • Riitta Hari 17.11.2010
    Riitta Hari
    Brain Research Unit, Aalto University, Finland

Academy Professor Riitta Hari directs the multidisciplinary Brain Research Unit of the O.V. Lounasmaa Laboratory at Aalto University, Finland. Riitta Hari has pioneered the use of time-resolved magnetoencephalography (MEG) in providing insights into different aspects of brain function in both healthy subjects and patient groups. Her research interests include systems-level human neuroscience and brain imaging, with a focus on dynamical aspects of perception and action. More recently, Hari has introduced “two-person neuroscience” to studies of the brain basis of social interaction. Riitta Hari is a foreign member of the US National Academy of Sciences and Academician of Science in Finland.