Martin Meyer

Evolutionary Neuroscience of Language

Fields of research

  • Functional Neuroanatomy of Language and Communication
  • Auditory neurocognition
  • Neuroplasticity and neuromodulation of tinnitus
  • Language functions over the life span
  • Evolution of language and communication

Academic Career

1996   Diploma in Psychologie, Freie Universität Berlin
2000   PhD (Dr. rer. nat), Max-Planck-Institut for cognitive neurosciences, Leipzig; Faculty of Biosciences, Pharmacy and Psychology, University Leipzig (DE)
2009   Habilitation (venia legendi), Faculty of Philosophy, Universität Zürich (CH)


UBS Habilitation Award 2009, University of Zurich

CS Best Teaching Award 2012, University of Zurich