Martin Meyer

Martin Meyer, Titularprof. Dr. rer. nat.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Tel.: +41 44 634 57 82

Anschrift: Binzmühlestrasse 14/25, CH-8050 Zürich

Raumbezeichnung: BIN 4.D.16


Research Areas

  • Functional Neuroanatomy of Speech and Language
  • Auditory Neurocognition
  • Neuroplasticity of Tinnitus
  • Life-Span Changes and Age-Related Alterations of Speech Perception and Hearing
  • Neural Signature of Developmental Dyslexia

Academic Landmarks

1996   Diploma in Psychology, Free University of Berlin (DE)
2000   PhD (Dr. rer. nat), Faculty of Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology, University of Leipzig (DE)
2009   Habilitation (venia legendi), Faculty of Arts, University of Zurich (CH)

Professional Career

06/1996–09/2001   Ph.D. student/Research Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig (DE)
10/2001–09/2003   Research Fellow at the Centre for Functional Imaging Studies (CFIS), University of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
10/2003–09/2006   Research Fellow, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich (CH)
10/2006–05/2008   Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich (CH)
06/2008–08/2011   Senior Research Fellow, Division of Neuropsychology, University of Zurich (CH)
2010–2013   Visiting Professor, Cognitive Psychology Unit, University of Klagenfurt (AT)
09/2011–08/2017   ZUNIV Assistant Professor, Psychological Institute, University of Zurich (CH)
2013–to date   Honorary Professor for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Klagenfurt (AT)

Scientific Boards

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action BM 1361 "Better Understanding the Heterogeneity of Tinnitus to Improve and Develop New Treatments" - Board Member, Dissemination Manager


UBS Habilitation Award 2009, University of Zurich
CS Best Teaching Award 2012, University of Zurich

Editorial Work

Organization of Acamedic Events

2012   Interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung "Sprache(n) verstehen", Kommission Interdisziplinäre Veranstaltungen, ETH Zürich & Uni Zürich
2008–2013   BrainFair, ETH Zürich & University of Zurich
2002   Language and Motor Integration: Neuroimaging and Computational Modeling, September 23rd–25th, University of Edinburgh

Review and Evaluation

Peer-reviewed Journals

Acta Neuropsychiatrica; Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition; Annals of Neurology; Behavioral and Brain Functions; BMC Neuroscience; Brain and Behavior; Brain and Language; Brain; Brain Connectivity; Brain Imaging and Behavior; Brain Research; Brain Research Bulletin; Brain Research Methods; Brain Sciences; Brain Structure and Function; Brain Topography; Cerebral Cortex; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health; Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience; Cognitive Brain Research; Cortex; European Journal of Neuroscience; Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience; Frontiers in Language Sciences; Frontiers in Neurology; Hearing Research; Human Brain Mapping; International Journal of Psychophysiology; Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience; Journal of Neurology; Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Language Sciences, Laterality; Musicae Scientae; Music Perception; NeuroImage; Neuropsychologia; Neuroradiology; Neuroscience; Neuroscience & Biobehavioural Reviews; Neuroscience Letters; PLOS One; Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience; Science; Schizophrenia Research; The Journal of Neuroscience; Transactions on Biomedical Engineering; Trends in Cognitive Science; Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie

Research Councils

  • The Wellcome Trust, UK
  • National Science Foundation (NSF), USA
  • Swiss National Foundation, CH
  • CNRS, F
  • ANR, F/D
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, D
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Israel Science Foundation
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China