Erik Seesjärvi studied Psychology in University of Helsinki, where he is currently specializing in Neuropsychology. He has been working at Helsinki University Hospital since 2014 and is currently positioned at New Children’s Hospital, working mostly with children and adolescents with epilepsy.
Besides clinical work, Mr Seesjärvi has been interested in the research and development of new methods for neuropsychological assessment. He is currently doing his PhD research at University of Helsinki under supervision of docent Juha Salmitaival (Aalto University), professor Matti Laine (Åbo Akademi University), and professor Eeva Aronen (Helsinki University). One of the main aims of the research is to develop new virtual reality based methods for the assessment of executive function in children. The research group, which is led by professor Eeva Aronen, is also collaborating closely with several international experts on the subject, such as
Susanne Jaeggi (University of California, Irvine) and Alexandra Hering (University of Geneva, Genève).