Original peer-reviewed articles in international scientific journals

In press

  1. Nummenmaa, L., Tuominen, L., Dunbar, R., Hirvonen, J., Manninen, S., Arponen, E., Machin, A., Hari, R., Jääskeläinen, I.P., & Sams, M. (in press). Social touch modulates endogenous µ-opioid system activity in humans. NeuroImage.
  2. Tuulari, J.J., Karlsson, H.K., Antikainen, O., Hirvonen, J., Pham, T., Salminen, P., Helmiö, M., Parkkola, R., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (in press). Bariatric surgery induces white and grey matter density recovery in the morbidly obese: A voxel-based morphometric study. Human Brain Mapping.
  3. Renvall, V., Witzel, T., Wald, L.L,, & Polimeni, J.R. (in press). Automatic cortical surface reconstruction of high-resolution T1 echo planar imaging dataNeuroimage.
  4. Sclocco, R., Reissner, F., Desbordes, G., Polimeni, J.R., Wald, L.L., Kettner, N.W., Kim, J., Garcia, R.G., Renvall, V., Bianchi, A.M., Cerutti, S., Napadow, V., & Barber, R. (in press). Neuroimaging brainstem circuitry supporting cardiovagal response to pain: a combined heart rate variability/ultra high-field (7 T) functional magnetic resonance imaging studyPhilosophical Transactions of The Royal Society Series A.
  5. Karjalainen, T., Tuominen, L., Manninen, S., Kalliokoski, K., Nuutila, P., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Hari, R., Sams, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (in press). Behavioural activation system sensitivity is associated with cerebral μ-opioid receptor availabilitySocial Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
  6. Hietanen, J.K., Glerean, E., Hari, R., & Nummenmaa, L. (in press). Bodily maps of emotions across child development. Developmental Science.
  7. Karlsson, H.K., Tuulari, J.J., Tuominen, L., Hirvonen, J., Honka, H., Parkkola, R., Helin, S., Salminen, P., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (in press). Weight loss after bariatric surgery normalizes brain opioid receptors in morbid obesity. Molecular Psychiatry.


  1. Saarimäki, H., Gostopoulos, A., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Lampinen, J., Vuilleumier, P., Hari, R., Sams, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Discrete neural signatures of basic emotions. Cerebral Cortex, 6, 2563-2573.
  2. Nummenmaa, L., Suvilehto, J.T., Glerean, E., Santtila, P., & Hietanen, J.K. (2016). Topography of human erogenous zones. Archives of Sexual Behaviour, 45, 1207-1216.
  3. Glerean, E., Pan, R., Salmi, J., Kujala, R., Roine, U., Nummenmaa, L., Leppämäki, S., Nieminen-von Wendt, Tani, P., Saramäki, J., Sams, M., & Jääskeläinen, I.P. (2016). Reorganization of functionally connected brain subnetworks in high-functioning autism. Human Brain Mapping, 37, 1066–1079.
  4. Komulainen, E., Heikkilä, R., Meskanen, K., Raij, T.T, Nummenmaa, L., Lahti, J., Jylhä, P, Melartin, T., Isometsä, E., & Ekelund, J. (2016) A single dose of mirtazapine attenuates the default mode network activity during self-referential processing in healthy volunteers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 30, 23-32.


  1. Saanijoki, T., Nummenmaa, L., Eskelinen, J.J., Savolainen, A.M., Vahlberg, T., Kalliokoski, K.K., & Hannukainen, J.C. (2015). Affective responses to repeated sessions of high-intensity interval training. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,47, 2604-2611.
  2. Suvilehto, J., Glerean, E., Dunbar, R.I.M., Hari, R., & Nummenmaa, L.
    (2015).Topography of social touching depends on emotional bonds between humans.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, 13811-13816.
  3. Tuominen, L., Tuulari, J.J., Karlsson, H.K.,  Hirvonen, J., Helin, S., Salminen, P., Parkkola, R., Hietala, J., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Aberrant mesolimbic dopamine-opiate interaction in obesity. NeuroImage, 122, 80-86.
  4. Hotta, J., Harno, H., Nummenmaa, L., Hari, R., & Forss, N. (2015). Patients with complex regional pain syndrome overestimate applied force in observed hand actions. European Journal of Pain, 19, 1372-1381.
  5. Nummenmaa, L., Manninen, S., Tuominen, L., Hirvonen, J., Kalliokoski, K., Nuutila, P., Jääskeläinen, I.P. Hari, R., Dunbar, R.I.M., & Sams, M. (2015). Adult attachment style is associated with cerebral mu-opioid receptor availability in humans. Human Brain Mapping, 36, 3621-3628.
  6. Halko, M-L., Mäkelä, T., Nummenmaa, L., Hlushchuk, Y., & Schürmann, M. (2015).Hedonic context modulates risky choices and reward responses in amygdala and dorsal striatum. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, 8, 100-115.
  7. Alho, J., Salminen, N., Sams, M., Hietanen, J.K. & Nummenmaa, L. (2015).Facilitated early cortical processing of nude human bodies. Biological Psychology,109,103–110.
  8. Lähteenmäki, M., Hyönä, J., Koivisto, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Affective processing requires awareness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 339-365.
  9. Karlsson, H.K., Tuominen, L., Tuulari, J.J., Hirvonen, J., Parkkola, R., Helin, S., Salminen, P., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Obesity is associated with decreased mu-opioid but unaltered dopamine D2 receptor availability in the brain.The Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 3959-3965.
  10. Tuulari, J.J., Karlsson, H.K., Hirvonen, J., Salminen, P., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Neural circuits for cognitive appetite control in healthy and obese individuals: An fMRI study. PLoS One, 10(2), e0116640.


  1. Calvo, M.G., Gutiérrez-García, A., Fernández-Martín, A., & Nummenmaa, L. (2014).Recognition of facial expressions of emotion is related to their frequency in everyday life. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 38, 549-567.
  2. Smirnov, D., Glerean, E., Lahnakoski, J., Salmi, J., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Sams, M.,Nummenmaa, L. (2014). Fronto-parietal network supporting context-dependent speech comprehension. Neuropsychologia, 63, 293–303.
  3. Hietanen, J.K., Kirjavainen, I., & Nummenmaa, L., (2014). Additive effects of affective arousal and top-down attention on the event-related brain responses to human bodies. Biological Psychology, 103, 167–175.
  4. Nummenmaa, L., Saarimäki, H., Glerean, E., Gotsopoulos, A., Hari, R., & Sams, M. (2014). Emotional speech synchronizes brains across listeners and engages large-scale dynamic brain networks. NeuroImage, 102, 498-509.
  5. Lahnakoski, J., Glerean, E.G., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Hyönä, J., Hari, R., Sams, M., &Nummenmaa, L. (2014). Synchronous brain activity across individuals underlies shared psychological perspectives. NeuroImage, 100, 316–324.
  6. Orava, J., Nummenmaa, L.,Noponen, T., Viljanen, T., Parkkola, R., Nuutila, P. & Virtanen, K. (2014). Brown adipose tissue function is accompanied by cerebral activation in lean humans. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 34, 1018-23.
  7. Tuominen, L., Nummenmaa, L., Keltikangas-Järvinen, L., Raitakari, O. & Hietala, J. (2014). Mapping neurotransmitter networks with PET: An example on serotonin and opioid systems. Human Brain Mapping, 35, 1875-1884.
  8. Calvo, M.G., Fernández-Martín, A., & Nummenmaa, L. Facial expression recognition in peripheral versus central vision:  Role of the eyes and the mouth (2014).Psychological Research, 78, 180-195.
  9. Nummenmaa, L., Smirnov, D., Lahnakoski, J., Glerean, E., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Sams, M., & Hari, R. (2014). Mental action simulation synchronizes action-observation circuits across individuals. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34,748 –757.
  10. Nummenmaa, L., Glerean, E., Hari, R., & Hietanen, J.K. (2014). Bodily maps of emotions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 646-651.


  1. Karlsson, H.K., Tuulari, J.J., Hirvonen, J., Lepomäki, V., Parkkola, R., Hiltunen, J., Hannukainen, J., Nuutila, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2013). Obesity is associated with white matter atrophy: A combined diffusion tensor imaging and voxel-based morphometric study. Obesity, 21, 2530-2537.
  2. Salmi, J., Roine, U., Glerean, E., Lahnakoski, J., Nieminen-von Wendt, T., Tani, P., Leppämäki, S., Nummenmaa, L., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Carlson, S., Rintahaka, P., & Sams, M. (2013). The brains of high functioning autistic individuals do not synchronize with those of others. NeuroImage: Clinical, 3, 489–497.
  3. Kätsyri, J., Ravaja, N., Hari, R., & Nummenmaa, L. (2013). The opponent matters: Elevated fMRI reward responses to winning against a human versus a computer opponent during interactive video game playing. Cerebral Cortex, 23,2829-2839.
  4. Calvo, M.G., Fernández-Martín, A., & Nummenmaa, L. (2013) A smile biases the recognition of eye expressions: Configural projection from a salient mouth. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 66, 1159-1181.
  5. Tuulari, J.J., Karlsson, H.K., Hirvonen, J., Bucci, M., Hannukainen, J.M., salminen, P., Helmiö, M., Ovaska, J., Soinio, M., Forsback, S., Nummenmaa, L., & Nuutila, P.Weight loss after bariatric surgery reverses insulin-induced increases in brain glucose metabolism of the morbidly obese (2013). Diabetes, 62, 2747-2751.
  6. Kätsyri, J., Ravaja, N., Hari, R., & Nummenmaa, L. (2013). Just watching the game ain’t enough: Striatal fMRI reward responses to successes and failures in a video game during active and vicarious playing. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.


  1. Calvo, M.G., Fernández-Martín, A., & Nummenmaa, L. (2012).  Perceptual and affective processing of ambiguous smiling facial expressions. Cognition, 125, 373-393.
  2. Laaksonen, K., Kirveskari, E. Mäkelä, J.P., Kaste, M., Mustanoja, S., Tatlisumak, T,Nummenmaa, L., & Forss, N. Effect of afferent input on motor cortex excitability during stroke recovery (2012). Clinical Neuropshysiology, 123, 2429-2436.
  3. Nummenmaa, L., Hietanen, J.K., Santtila, P., & Hyönä, J. (2012). Gender and visibility of sexual cues modulate eye movements while viewing faces and bodies.Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41, 1439-1451.
  4. Viinikainen, M., Glerean, E., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Kettunen, J., Sams, M., &Nummenmaa, L. (2012). Nonlinear neural representation of emotional feelings elicited by dynamic naturalistic stimulation. The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 2.
  5. Lahnakoski, J.M., Glerean, E., Salmi, J., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Sams, M., Hari, R. &Nummenmaa, L. (2012). Naturalistic fMRI mapping reveals superior temporal sulcus as the hub for the distributed brain network for social perception. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  6. Nummenmaa, L., Glerean, E., Viinikainen, M., Jääskeläinen, I.P., Hari, R., & Sams, M. (2012) Emotions promote social interaction by synchronizing brain activity across individuals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109, 9599–9604.
  7. Nevalainen, P., Pihko, E., Mäenpää, H., Valanne, L., Nummenmaa, L., & Lauronen, L. (2012). Bilateral alterations in somatosensory cortical processing in hemiplegic cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 54, 361-7.
  8. Nummenmaa, L., Engell, A.D., von dem Hagen, E., Henson, R.N.A., & Calder, A.J. (2012). Autism  spectrum  traits  predict  the  neural  response  to  eye  gaze  in  typical  individuals. NeuroImage, 59, 3356-3363.
  9. Nummenmaa, L., Hirvonen, J., Hannukainen, J.C, Immonen, H., Lindroos, M.M., Salminen, P., & Nuutila, P. (2012). Dorsal striatum and its limbic connectivity mediate abnormal anticipatory reward processing in obesity. PLoS One, 7(2), e31089.


  1. Calvo, M.G. & Nummenmaa, L. (2011). Time course of discrimination between emotional facial expressions: The role of visual saliency. Vision Research, 51, 1751–1759.
  2. Calvo, M.G., Avero, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2011). Primacy of emotional vs. semantic scene recognition in peripheral vision. Cognition & Emotion, 25,1358-75.
  3. Hietanen, J.K. & Nummenmaa, L. (2011). The Naked Truth: The Effect of Nudity on Face and Body Sensitive N170 Response. PLoS One, 6(11), e24408.
  4. Hirvonen J., Virtanen, K.A., Nummenmaa, L., Hannukainen, J.C., Honka, M-J., Bucci, M., Nesterov, S.V., Parkkola, R., Rinne, J., Iozzo, P., & Nuutila, P. Effects of insulin on brain glucose metabolism in impaired glucose tolerance. (2011).Diabetes, 60, 443-447.
  5. Kallio, S., Hyönä, J., Revonsuo, A., Pilleriin, S., & Nummenmaa, L. (2011). The existence of a hypnotic state revealed by eye movements. PLoS One, 6, e26374 – e26374.
  6. Nummenmaa, L., Hietanen, J.K., Calvo, M.G. & Hyönä, J. (2011). Food catches the eye but not for everyone: A BMI–contingent attentional bias in rapid detection of nutriments. PLoS One, 6(5), e19215.
  7. von dem Hagen, E., Nummenmaa, L., Yu, R., Engell, A., Ewbank, M., &  Calder, A. (2011). Autism Spectrum traits in the typical population predict structure and function in the posterior superior temporal sulcus. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 493-500


  1. Calvo, M.G., Nummenmaa, L., & Avero, P. (2010). Recognition advantage of happy faces in extrafoveal vision: Featural and affective processing. Visual Cognition, 18, 1274 – 1297.
  2. Engell, A.D., Nummenmaa, L., Oosterhof, N.N., Henson, R.N.A., Haxby, J.V., & Calder, A.J. (2010). Differential activation of frontoparietal attention networks by social and symbolic spatial cues. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 5,432-440.
  3. Nummenmaa, L., Passamonti, L., Rowe, J., Engell, A.D., & Calder, A.J. (2010)Connectivity analysis reveals a cortical network for eye gaze perception. Cerebral Cortex, 8, 1780-1787.
  4. Nummenmaa, L., & Hyönä, J., & Calvo, M.G. (2010). Semantic categorization precedes affective evaluation of visual scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 139, 222-246.


  1. Calvo, M.G. & Nummenmaa, L. (2009). Eye movement assessment of the time course in facial expression recognition: Neurophysiological implications.Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 398-411.
  2. Calvo, M.G. & Nummenmaa, L. (2009). Lateralised covert attention in word identification. Laterality, 14(2),178- 195.
  3. Gutierrez, A., Nummenmaa, L., & Calvo, M.G. (2009). Enhanced processing of a coarse impression of emotional scenes in peripheral vision. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 12, 414-423.
  4. Nummenmaa, L. & Hietanen, J. K (2009). How attentional systems process conflicting cues? The superiority of social over symbolic orienting revisited.Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 1738-1754.
  5. Nummenmaa, L., Hyönä, J., & Calvo, M.G. (2009). Emotional scene content drives the saccade generation system reflexively. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 305-323.
  6. Nummenmaa, L., Hyönä, J., & Hietanen, J.K. (2009). I’ll walk this way: Eyes reveal the direction of locomotion and make passers-by to look and go the other way. Psychological Science, 20, 1454-1458.


  1. Calvo, M.G. & Nummenmaa, L. (2008). Detection of emotional faces: salient physical features guide effective visual search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 137, 471-494.
  2. Calvo, M.G., Nummenmaa, L., & Avero, P. (2008). Visual search of emotional faces: Eye-movement assessment of component processes. Experimental Psychology, 55, 359-370.
  3. Calvo, M.G., Nummenmaa, L., & Hyönä, J. (2008). Emotional scenes in peripheral vision: Selective orienting and gist processing, but not content identification. Emotion, 8, 68–80.
  4. Hietanen, J.K., Leppänen, J.M., Nummenmaa, L., & Astikainen, P. (2008).Visuospatial attention shifts by gaze and arrow cues: An ERP study. Brain Research, 1215, 123 – 136.
  5. Nummenmaa, L., Hirvonen, J., Parkkola, R., & Hietanen, J. K. (2008). Is emotional contagion special? An fMRI study on neural systems for affective and cognitive empathy. NeuroImage, 43, 571–580.
  6. Nummenmaa, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2008). Emotions and interest in visible and invisible web-based learning activities. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 78, 163 – 178.
  7. Nummenmaa, L., Peets, K., & Salmivalli, C. (2008). Automatic activation of adolescents’ peer-relational schemas: Evidence from priming with facial identity.Child Development, 79, 1659 – 1675.


  1. Calvo, M.G., Nummenmaa, L., & Hyönä, J. (2007). Emotional and neutral scenes in competition: orienting, efficiency, and identification. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 1585-1593.
  2. Calvo, M.G., & Nummenmaa, L. (2007). Processing of unattended emotional visual scenes. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136, 347–369.


  1. Hietanen, J.K., Nummenmaa, L., Nyman, M., Parkkola, R., & Hämäläinen, H. (2006) Automatic attention orienting by social and symbolic cues activate different neural networks: An fMRI study. NeuroImage, 33, 406-413.
  2. Nummenmaa, L., & Hietanen, J.K. (2006) Gaze distractors influence saccadic curvature: Evidence for the role of the oculomotor system in gaze-cued orienting.Vision Research, 46, 3674–3680.
  3. Nummenmaa, L., & Hyönä, J., & Calvo, M.G. (2006). Eye movement assessment of selective attentional capture by emotional pictures. Emotion, 6, 257-268.


  1. Vuorela, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2004). How undergraduate students meet a new learning environment? Computers in Human Behavior, 20, 763-777.
  1. Vuorela, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2004). Affect, regulation and behavior in web-based learning environments. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 19, 423-436.


Review articles in international scientific journals

  1. Hari, R, Sams, M., & Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Attending and neglecting people: Bridging neuroscience, psychology and sociology. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 371.
  2. Adolphs, R., Nummenmaa, L., Todorov, A., & Haxby, J.V. (2016). Data-driven approaches in the investigation of social perception. Philosphical Transactions of The Royal Society of London Series B, 371
  3. Calvo, M.G. & Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Perceptual and affective mechanisms in facial expression recognition: An integrative review. Cognition & Emotion, 30, 1081-1106.
  4. Nummenmaa, L., & Calvo, M.G. (2015). Dissociation between recognition and detection advantage for facial expressions: A meta-analysis. Emotion,15, 243-256.
  5. Nummenmaa, L., & Calder, A.J. (2009). Neural mechanisms of social attention.Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13(3), 135-143.
  6. Nummenmaa, L., & Niemi, P. (2004). Inducing affective states with success-failure manipulations: A meta-analysis. Emotion, 4, 207-214.

Review articles in Finnish scientific journals

  1. Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Aivot, mielihyvä ja liikunta. Liikunta & Tiede, 63, 39-43.
  2. Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Tunteiden neurobiologia. Lääkärilehti, 10/2016.
  3. Nummenmaa, L. (2011). Sinun silmiesi tähden: Katseen havaitsemisen aivomekanismit. Psykologia, 46, 4-19.
  4. Nummenmaa, L. (2005). Efektikoko psykologisessa tutkimuksessa [Effect size in psychological science]. Psykologia, 5-6/05, 559-567.
  5. Juujärvi, P., & Nummenmaa, L. (2003). Emootiot, emootion säätely ja hyvinvointi[Emotions, emotion regulation and well being]. Psykologia, 1/2004, 59-66.


Book chapters and non-reviewed scientific articles

  1. Nummenmaa, L. (2016). Keholliset tunteet. Psykologianopettaja 1/2016, 7-10.
  2. Hari, R., Himberg, T., Nummenmaa, L., Hämäläinen, M., & Parkkonen, L. (2014).Synchrony of brains and bodies during implicit interpersonal interaction. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17, 105-106.
  3. Hari, R., & Nummenmaa, L. Miten toivo ja epätoivo tarttuvat? In M. O. Huttunen, R. Pelkonen, & K. Saarelma (2014). Toivo lääketieteessä. Helsinki: Duodecim.
  4.   Nummenmaa, L. (2013). Tunteet kriisien keskellä. In J. Hämeen-Anttila, K. Katajala, A. Sihvola, & I. Hetemäki. (eds.) Kaikki syntyy kriisistä. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.
  5. Nummenmaa L. & Sams, M. (2011). Tunteet mielessä ja aivoissa. In L.C. Andersson, I. Hetemäki, R. Mustonen & A.Sihvola (eds.). Kaikki irti arjesta. Helsinki: Gaudeamus
  6. Sams, M. & Nummenmaa, L. (2011). Miten suomalaiset kuvailevat tunteitaan? In L.C. Andersson, I. Hetemäki, R. Mustonen & A.Sihvola (eds.). Kaikki irti arjesta. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.
  7. Nummenmaa L. (2009). Tunteiden aivomekanismit. In M. Sams (Eds.). Aivot ja oppiminen. Electronic textbook available at
  8. Nummenmaa, L., Hyona, J., & Calvo, M.G. (2008). Do emotional scenes catch the eye? In K. Rayner, J. Shen, X. Bai, and G. Yan (Eds.), Cognitive and Cultural Influences on Eye Movements.  Tinajin: Tianjin People’s Publishing House/Hove: Psychology Press.
  9. Calder, A.J., & Nummenmaa, L. (2007). Face cells: Separate processing of expression and gaze in the amygdala. Current Biology, 17, R371-R372.
  10. Nummenmaa, L. (2007). Sosiaalisen tarkkaavaisuuden suuntautuminen.Psykologia, 42, 289-294.
  11. Nummenmaa, L. (2006). Emootiotutkimuksen menetelmät [Research methods in Emotion]. In H. Hämäläinen, A. Revonsuo, O. Aaltonen, & M. Laine (Eds.), Mieli ja aivot. Kognitiivisen neurotieteen oppikirja. Jyväskylä: Gummerus.
  12. Nummenmaa, L. (2006) Kogntio ja emootio [Cognition and Emotion]. In H. Hämäläinen, A. Revonsuo, O. Aaltonen, & M. Laine, Mieli ja aivot. Kognitiivisen neurotieteen oppikirja. Jyväskylä: Gummerus. 


  1. Nummenmaa, L,, Holopainen, M., & Pulkkinen, P. (in press). Tilastollisten menetelmien perusteet – opettajan opas [Teacher’s guide to Introductory Statistics]. Helsinki: SanomaPRO.
  2. Nummenmaa, L,, Holopainen, M., & Pulkkinen, P. (2014). Tilastollisten menetelmien perusteet [Introductory Statistics]. Helsinki: SanomaPRO.
  3. Nummenmaa, L. (2006; 2009). Käyttäytymistieteiden tilastolliset menetelmät: Harjoituskirja [Excercises on multivariate statistics for behavioural sciences].Vammala: Tammi.
  4. Nummenmaa, L. (2004;2009) Käyttäytymistieteiden tilastolliset menetelmät[Multivariate statistics for behavioural sciences]. Vammala: Tammi.
  5. Nummenmaa, L. (2002). Psykometriikan perusteet [Introduction to psychometrics]. Turku: Turun yliopisto, Psykologian laitos.

Books popularizing science

  1. Nummenmaa, L. (2010). Tunteiden psykologia (The Psychology of Emotions). Falun: Tammi.

Articles popularizing science

  1. Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Tunteet sosiaalisen ihmisen palveluksessaMielenterveys, 2 / 2015.
  2. Nummenmaa, L. (2015). Tunteet, järki ja päätöksenteko. Chydenius 3 / 2015.
  3. Nummenmaa, L., & Hari, R (2014). Aivot rakastavat seuraa. Tiede 4 / 2014.
  4. Nummenmaa, L., & Hyönä, J. (2005). Mitä sinä näet tässä kuvassa? Projektiivisen testaamisen tieteellinen perusta [Tell me what do you see in this picture. What is the scientific evidence for validity of projective testing?].Psykologi, 4 / 2005.


  1. Nummenmaa, L. (2006). Orienting of social attention. Turku: Turun yliopisto. Doctoral thesis.
  2. Nummenmaa, L. (2001). Minäpystyvyys ja tilastoahdistus tilastotieteen oppimisen selittäjinä [How self-efficacy and statistics anxiety predict success on introductory statistics course?] Master’s thesis.