Author Archives: Katri Saarikivi

About Katri Saarikivi

Katri is interested in discovering new ways that psychology can help people. This has led her to work in organizational psychology with a couple of detours into clinical positions. She is currently working as a researcher in cognitive neuroscience.

Work could heal the mind: microtasking from a cognitive perspective

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Recent studies of cognitive disorders have found that basic cognitive exercises can help to restore the level of cognitive processing. In this article guest writer Katri Saarikivi discusses how task based work, and in particular microtasks, offer exciting opportunities for not only the treatment of cognitive dysfunction, but also reducing lost productivity in the workplace. [...]


How the knowledge economy will change the way we work

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Around the world today, the demand for knowledge intensive work is increasing. This shift is producing a fundamental change in the basic architecture and rules of working life. Knowledge intensive work poses specific challenges for knowledge workers and the companies that employ them. In order for companies and their employees to develop and innovate, new [...]