Ira Kurthen

Alumna/Alumnus
LIFE Zurich

LIFE Fellow from 2016 to 2020, University of Zurich

Dr. phil.


Dissertation completed in July 2020

Hearing Loss and Cognition in Old Age: A Fine-Grained Investigation of Speech Processing Under Adverse Listening Conditions

(Advisors: Moritz Daum & Martin Meyer)


Selected Publications

Kurthen, I., Galbier, J., Jagoda, L., Neuschwander, P., Giroud, N., & Meyer, M. (2021). Selective attention modulates neural envelope tracking of informationally masked speech in healthy older adults. Human Brain Mapping. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25415

Kurthen, I., Meyer, M., Schlesewsky, M., & Bornkessel-Schlesewsky, I. (2020). Individual differences in peripheral hearing and cognition reveal sentence processing differences in healthy older adults. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14, Article 573513. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2020.573513

Brugger, P., Kurthen, I., Rashidi-Ranjbar, N., & Lenggenhager, B. (2018). Grey matter or social matters? Causal attributions in the era of biological psychiatry. European Psychiatry, 52, 45–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2018.03.005

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