Publications

List of International Peer-Reviewed Publications (published or in press):

  1. Ellis, R.J., Sorqvist, P., Zekveld, A.A., & Rönnberg, J. (in press). Editorial: Cognitive hearing mechanisms of language understanding: Short- and long-term perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology.
  2. Ohlenforst, B., Zekveld, A.A., Lunner, T., Wendt, D., Naylor, G., Wang, Y., Versfeld, N.J., & Kramer, S.E. (2017). Impact of stimulus-related factors and hearing impairment on listening effort as indicated by pupil dilation. Hearing Research, 351, 68-79.
  3. Ohlenforst, B., Zekveld, A.A., Jansma, E.P., Wang, Y., Naylor, G., Lorens, A., Lunner, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2017). Effects of hearing impairment and hearing aid amplification on listening effort – a systematic review. Ear & Hearing, 38, 261-281.
  4. Rönnberg, J., Lunner, T., Hoi Ning Ng, E., Lidestam, B., Zekveld, A.A., Sörqvist, P., Lyxell, B., Träff, U., Yumba, W., Classon, E., Hällgren, M., Larsby, B., Signoret, C., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Rudner, M., Danielsson, H., & Stenfelt, S. (2016). Hearing impairment, cognition and speech understanding: exploratory factor analyses of a comprehensive test battery for a group of hearing aid users, the n200 study. International Journal of Audiology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14992027.2016.1219775.
  5. Kramer, S.E., Teunissen, C.E., & Zekveld, A.A. (2016). Cortisol, chromogranin A, and pupillary responses evoked by speech recognition tasks in normally hearing and hard-of-hearing listeners: A pilot study. Ear & Hearing, 37, Suppl 1, 126S-135S.
  6. Wang, Y., Zekveld, A.A., Naylor, G., Ohlenforst, B., Jansma, E.P., Lorens, A. Lunner, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2016). Parasympathetic nervous system dysfunction, as identified by pupil light reflex, and its possible connection to hearing impairment. Plos One,      http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0153566.
  7. Huysmans, E., Bolk, E., Zekveld, A.A., Festen, J.M., De Groot, A.M.B., & Goverts, S.T. (2016). The influence of linguistic proficiency on masked text recognition performance in adults with and without hearing impairment. Ear and Hearing, 37, 549-559.
  8. Kilman, L., Zekveld, A.A., Hällgren, M., & Rönnberg, J. (2015).  Subjective ratings of masker disturbance during the perception of native and non-native speech. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1065. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01065.
  9. Kilman, L., Zekveld, A.A., Hällgren, M., & Rönnberg, J. (2015). Native and non-native speech perception by hearing-impaired listeners in noise- and speech-maskers. Trends in Hearing, 19, 1-12.
  10. Koelewijn, T., de Kluiver, H., Shinn-Cunningham, B., Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S.E. (2015). The pupil response reveals increased listening effort when it is difficult to focus attention. Hearing Research, 323, 81-90.
  11. Zekveld, A.A., Heslenfeld, D.J., Johnsrude, I.S., Versfeld, N., & Kramer, S.E. (2014). The eye as a window to the listening brain: Neural correlates of pupil size as a measure of cognitive listening load. NeuroImage, 101, 76–86.
  12. Kilman, L., Zekveld, A.A., Hällgren, M., & Rönnberg, J. (2014). The influence of non-native language proficiency on speech perception performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 651. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00651
  13. Zekveld, A.A., Rudner, M., Kramer, S.E., Lyzenga, J. & Rönnberg, J. (2014). Cognitive processing load during listening is reduced more by decreasing voice similarity than by increasing spatial separation between target and masker speech. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8, 88. doi:10.3389/fnins.2014.00088.
  14. Koelewijn, T. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G., Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S.E. (2014). The pupil response is sensitive to divided attention during speech processing. Hearing Research 312, 114-120.
  15. Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., Festen, J.M., & Kramer, S.E. (2014). The influence of informational masking on speech perception and pupil response in adults with hearing impairment. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 153, 1596-1606.
  16. Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S.E. (2014). Cognitive processing load across a wide range of listening conditions: Insights from pupillometry. Psychophysiology 51, 277-284 (doi: 10.1111/psyp.12151).
  17. Zekveld, A.A., Rudner, M., Johnsrude, I.S., Rönnberg, J. (2013). The effects of working memory and semantic cues on the intelligibility of speech in noise. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, 2225-2234.
  18. Zekveld, A.A., George, E.L.J., Houtgast, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2013). Cognitive abilities relate to self-reported hearing disability. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 56, 1364-1372.
  19. Zekveld, A.A., Festen, J.M., & Kramer, S.E. (2013).Task difficulty differentially affects two measures of processing load: The pupil response during sentence processing and delayed cued recall of the sentences. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 56, 1156-1165.
  20. Besser, J., Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Festen, J.M. (2013). How linguistic closure and verbal working memory relate to speech recognition in noise – a review. Trends in Amplification, 17, 75-93.
  21. Rönnberg, J., Lunner, T., Zekveld, A.A., Sörqvist, P., Danielsson, H., Lyxell, B., Dahlström, Ö., Signoret, C., Stenfelt, S., Pichora-Fuller, M.K., Rudner, M. (2013). The Ease of Language Understanding (ELU) model: Theoretical, empirical, and clinical advances. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 7:31.doi: 10.3389/ fnsys.2013.00031.
  22. Zekveld, A.A., Rudner, M., Johnsrude, I.S., Heslenfeld, D.J., Rönnberg, J. (2012). Behavioural and fMRI evidence that cognitive ability modulates the effect of semantic context on speech intelligibility. Brain and Language, 122, 103-113.
  23. Zekveld, A.A., Koelewijn, T., Mortier, K., Festen, J.M., Van Beek, J.H.M., Kramer, S.E. (2012). The application of pupillometry to assess processing load during listening to speech in challenging conditions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Noise Control Engineering: Inter-Noise ‘12, New York, August 19-22, 2012.
  24. Kramer, S.E., Lorens, A., Coninx, F., Zekveld, A.A., Piotrowska, A., Skarzynski, H. (2012). Processing load during listening: The influence of task characteristics on the pupil response. Language and Cognitive Processes, 28(4), 426-442.
  25. Besser, J., Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Rönnberg, J, Festen, J.M. (2012). New measures of masked text recognition in relation to speech-in-noise perception and their associations with age and cognitive abilities. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55, 194-209.
  26. Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., Festen, J.M., Rönnberg, J., Kramer, S.E. (2012). Processing load induced by informational masking is related to linguistic abilities. International  Journal of Otolaryngology, Article ID 865731, 11 pages.
  27. Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., Festen, J.M., Kramer, S.E. (2012). Pupil dilation uncovers extra listening effort in the presence of a single-talker masker. Ear and Hearing, 32, 291-300.
  28. Zekveld, A.A., Rudner, M., Johnsrude, I.S., Festen, J.M., Van Beek, J.M.H., Rönnberg, J. (2011). The influence of semantically related and unrelated text cues on the intelligibility of sentences in noise. Ear and Hearing, 32, e16-e25.
  29. Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Festen, J.M. (2011). Cognitive Load during Speech Perception in Noise: The Influence of Age, Hearing Loss, and Cognition on the Pupil Response. Ear and Hearing, 32, 498-510.
  30. Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Festen, J.M. (2010). Pupil response as an indication of effortful listening: The influence of sentence intelligibility. Ear and Hearing, 31, 480-490.
  31. Rönnberg, J., Rudner, M., Lunner, T., & Zekveld, A.A. When cognition kicks in: Working memory and speech understanding in noise. Noise & Health, 12, 263-269.
  32. Kramer, S.E., Zekveld, A.A., Houtgast, T. (2009). Measuring cognitive factors in speech comprehension: The value of using the Text Reception Threshold test as a visual equivalent of the SRT test. The Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 50, 507-515.
  33. Zekveld, A.A.,Kramer, S.E., Kessens, J.M., Vlaming, M.S.M.G., & Houtgast, T. (2009). User evaluation of a communication system that automatically generates captions to improve telephone communication. Trends in Amplification, 13, 1, 44-68.
  34. Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Kessens, J.M., Vlaming, M.S.M.G., & Houtgast, T. (2009) The Influence of Age, Hearing, and Working Memory on the Speech Comprehension Benefit Derived from an Automatic Speech Recognizer. Ear and Hearing, 30, 262-272.
  35. Mokkink, L.B., Knol, D.L., Zekveld, A.A., Goverts, S.T., Kramer, S.E. (2009) Factor structure and reliability of the Dutch version of seven scales of the Communication Profile for the Hearing Impaired (CPHI). Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 2, 454-464.
  36. Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Kessens, J.M., Vlaming, M.S.M.G. & Houtgast, T. (2008). The benefit obtained from visually displayed text from an automatic speech recognizer during listening to speech presented in noise. Ear and Hearing, 29, 838-852.
  37. Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Vlaming, M.S.M.G. & Houtgast, T. (2008). Audiovisual perception of speech in noise and masked written text. Ear and Hearing, 29, 99-111.
  38. Zekveld, A.A., Deijen, J.B., Goverts, S.T., Kramer, S.E. (2007). The relationship between nonverbal cognitive functions and hearing loss. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 74-82.
  39. Zekveld, A.A., George, E.L.J., Kramer, S.E., Goverts, S.T., & Houtgast, T. (2007). The development of the Text Reception Threshold test: A visual analogue of the Speech reception Threshold test. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 576-584.
  40. George, E.L.J., Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., Goverts, S.T., Festen, J.M. &Houtgast, T. (2007). Auditory and nonauditory factors affecting speech reception in noise by older listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121, 2362-2375.
  41. Zekveld, A.A., Heslenfeld, D.J., Festen, J.M., & Schoonhoven, R. (2006). Top-down and bottom-up processes in speech comprehension. NeuroImage, 32, 1826-1836.
  42. Kramer, S.E., Allessie, G.H.M., Dondorp, A.W., Zekveld, A.A. & Kapteyn, T.S. (2005). A home education program for older adults with hearing impairment and their significant others: A randomized trial evaluating short- and long-term effects. International Journal of Audiology, 44, 255-264.

Contributions to books:

Rönnberg, J., Rudner, M., & Zekveld A.A. (2009). Cognitive Hearing Science: The role of a working memory system for speech understanding in old age. In Hearing care for adults. L. Hickson (Ed).  Stäfa, Switzerland: Phonak.

Kramer, S. E., Zekveld, A. A., & Stephens, D. (2006). Effects of a family history on late onset hearing impairments: Results of an open ended questionnaire. In The Effects of Genetic Hearing Impairment in the Family(pp. 71-80). D. Stephens and L. Jones (Eds.) England, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Conference proceedings:

Zekveld, A.A., Kramer, S.E., & Houtgast, T. (2009). Cognitive factors in speech perception. In: Proceedings NAG DAGA 2009 / International Conference on Acoustics, 23-26 Mar 2009, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. (pp. 1540-1543).