Ira Kurthen

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., Christen, A., Meyer, M., & Giroud, N. (2022). Older adults’ neural tracking of interrupted speech is a function of task difficulty. NeuroImage, 262, Article 119580.

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, 42(10), 3042–3057.

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.

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