Category Archives: English

Health Byte: Handling Hand in Mind

Get a grip! I can handle this. That child is a handful. Did you grasp my meaning? Let’s keep our fingers crossed that everything goes well. This is a hands-on job. This comes handy. I am groping in the dark … Continue reading

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Health Byte: Matters of the Heart matter

In the middle of his wedding speech to his daughter and son-in-law, a middle-aged man experienced chest pain and difficulty to breathe. A heart attack, was the first thought of the people at the wedding. The man was rushed to … Continue reading

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Have a Byte of Health

Yesterday my blog Brain surgery meets virtual reality for eye-opening learning experience was published by Nokia. Click the link to learn more about what, for me, a neurologist, was mind-blowing. In this picture you can see me in the middle … Continue reading

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The X-Factor in Mind – Brain Wirings and Behavior

As a part of 2017 International Women’s day celebrations at Nokia, I had the pleasure to talk at our Espoo Campus in Finland about brains, minds, women and men. The popular quote “Men are from Mars and Women from Venus” … Continue reading

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Give Science Breathing Space – Protection from Suffocation

Last week I finished a tough but rewarding job: From the many great research proposals submitted to the Skolar Award science contest, I finally picked my ten semi-finalist candidates. The decision wasn’t easy. All proposals that had made it through … Continue reading

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Future work: Even the greatest minds get tangled when over-stressed

Are you a highly creative, cognitively flexible, emotionally intelligent critical thinker; a person who excels in managing people and negotiating. Do you have a service orientated mind set and just love to coordinate with others? If this is you, then … Continue reading

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Sharing lessons learned – diversity rocks

I was starting work and looking at my computer screen calender reminder. It said: email cleaning. And there’s a lot of that to do! So I dutifully clicked open my email. My eye soon caught a yammer update and recent … Continue reading

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Health Hype and Unmentionable Reality Bites

In early October, in sunny and warm California, I am sitting in a darkened conference hall. I once again hadn’t remembered that there where people enjoy (at least from a Finn’s perspective) year-round summer, one shivers indoors. Air-condition cooled air … Continue reading

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Cultivating ideas ripe – just right for consumer bite

While walking my mind raced How are economic battles fought I thought Transparency, being open and true Golden thumb rules for company success I’ve been often told Those who claim they know the secrets to success also say Leaders of … Continue reading

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Brewing coffee and tea at the pulsing heart of the work site

You, my dear reader may have noticed that there has been a bit of a dry spell in my blogging. Also the next chapter of my diary “The adventures of a neurologist at Nokia” has been in waiting. I’ve been … Continue reading

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