Scientific publications

Scientific publications on tinnitus, hearing loss, aging and the brain



Isler, B., Giroud, N., Hirsiger, S., Kleinjung, T., &

Meyer, M. (2021). Bilateral age-related atrophy in the

planum temporale is associated with vowel discrimination

difficulty in healthy older adults. 

Hearing Research406, 108252.




Riha, C., Güntensperger, D., Kleinjung, T., & Meyer, M. (2020). Accounting for Heterogeneity: Mixed-Effects Models in Resting-State EEG Data in a Sample of Tinnitus Sufferers. Brain topography33(4), 413-424.




Güntensperger, D., Kleinjung, T., Neff, P., Thüring, C., & Meyer, M. (2020). Combining neurofeedback with source estimation: Evaluation of an sLORETA neurofeedback protocol for chronic tinnitus treatment. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, (Preprint), 1-17.




Mehdi, M., Riha, C., Neff, P., Dode, A., Pryss, R., Schlee, W., ... & Hauck, F. J. (2020). Smartphone Apps in the Context of Tinnitus: Systematic Review. Sensors20(6), 1725.


Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery



  • Nicole Peter, MD, Nuwan Liyanage, MSc, Flurin Pfiffner, PhD, Alexander Huber, MD, Tobias Kleinjung, MD. (2019).
    The Influence of Cochlear Implantation on Tinnitus in Patients with Single-Sided Deafness: A Systematic Review
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2019 May 7:194599819846084..






  • Güntensperger, D., Thüring, C., Kleinjung, T., Neff, P., Meyer, M. (2019).
    Investigating the Efficacy of an Individualized Alpha/Delta Neurofeedback Protocol in the Treatment of Chronic Tinnitus.
    Neural Plasticity, vol. 2019: 3540898.






  • Neff, P., Zielonka, L., Meyer, M., Langguth, B., Schecklmann, M. Schlee, W. (accepted for publication).
    Comparison of amplitude modulated sounds and pure tones at the tinnitus frequency: residual tinnitus suppression and stimulus evaluation. 
    Trends in Hearing.







  • Neff, P., Hemsley, C., Kraxner, F., Weidt, S., Kleinjung, T. & Meyer, M. (2019). Active listening to tinnitus and its relation to resting state EEG activity. 
    Neuroscience Letters 694, 176-183.




Hearing Research



  • Jagoda, L., Giroud, N., Neff, P., Kegel, A. Kleinjung, T. & Meyer, M. (2018). Speech Perception in Tinnitus is Related to Individual Distress Level - a Neurophysiological Study. 
    Hearing Research 367, 48-58.







  • Schlee, W., Hall, D. A., Canlon, B., De Kleine, E., Hauck, F., Huber, A., ... & Lopez-Escamez, J. A. (2017).
    Innovations in Doctoral Training and Research on Tinnitus: The European School on Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Research (ESIT) Perspective.
    Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 447.


  • Wielopolski, J., Kleinjung, T., Koch, M., Peter, N., Meyer, M., Rufer, M., & Weidt, S. (2017).
    Alexithyma is associated wit tinnitus severity.
    Frontiers in Psychiatry, 223.


  • Güntensperger, D., Thüring, C., Meyer, M., Neff, P., & Kleinjung, T. (2017).
    Neurofeedback for Tinnitus Treatment–Review and Current Concepts.

    Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9.




Hearing Research



  • Giroud, N., Lemke, U., Reich, P., Matthes, K. L., & Meyer, M. (2017). The impact of hearing aids and age-related hearing loss on auditory plasticity across three months–an electrical neuroimaging study. 
    Hearing Research353, 162-175.







  • Kleinjung, T., Thüring, C., Güntensperger, D., Neff, P., & Meyer, M.  (2017).
    Neurofeedback in der Behandlung des chronischen Tinnitus. 

    HNO 66, 198-204.




Brain Research



  • Meyer, M., Neff, P., Grest, A., Hemsley, C., Weidt, S., & Kleinjung, T. (2017).
    EEG oscillatory power dissociates between distress-and depression-related psychopathology in subjective tinnitus.
    Brain Research, 1663, 194–204




Hearing Research



  • Meyer, M., Neff, P., Liem, F., Kleinjung, T., Weidt, S., Langguth, B., & Schecklmann, M. (2016).
  • Differential tinnitus-related neuroplastic alterations of cortical thickness and surface area. 
    Hearing Research342, 1-12.


Health and Quality of Life Outcomes



  • Peter, N., Kleinjung, T., Horat, L., Schmidt-Weitmann, S., Meyer, M., Büchi, S. & Weidt, S. (2016).
    Validation of PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) as a novel visual assessment tool for the burden of suffering in tinnitus patients.
    BMC Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 14:47.




Psychiatry Research



  • Weidt, S., Delsignore, A., Meyer, M., Rufer, M., Peter, N., Drabe, N. & Kleinjung, T. (2016).
    Which tinnitus-related characteristics affect current health-related quality of life and depression? A cross-sectional cohort study
    Psychiatry Research, 237:114-137.






  • Meyer, M., Langguth, B., Kleinjung, T. & Moller (2014).
    Plasticity of neural systems in tinnitus.
    Neural Plasticity, vol. 2014:968029


  • Meyer, M., Luethi, M. S., Neff, P., Langer, N. & Büchi, S. (2014).
    Disentangling tinnitus distress and tinnitus presence by means of EEG power analysis.
    Neural Plasticity vol. 2014:468546.


Biological Psychology



  • Giroud, N., Lemke, U., Reich, P., Matthes, K. L., & Meyer, M. (2017). Longitudinal auditory learning facilitates auditory cognition as revealed by microstate analysis. 
    Biological Psychology123, 25-36.







  • Giroud, N., Lemke, U., Reich, P., Bauer, J., Widmer, S., & Meyer, M. (2018).
    Are you surprised to hear this? Longitudinal spectral speech exposure in older compared to middle‐aged normal hearing adults. 

    European Journal of Neuroscience47(1), 58-68.




Brain, Structure &  Function



  • Giroud, N., Hirsiger, S., Muri, R., Kegel, A., Dillier, N., & Meyer, M. (2018). Neuroanatomical and resting state EEG power correlates of central hearing loss in older adults. 
    Brain Structure and Function223(1), 145-163.