List of International Peer-Reviewed Publications
(ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1320-6908; H-index 31 [August 2023]):

  1. Zekveld, A.A., Pielage, H., Versfeld N.J., & Kramer, S. E. (2023) The influence of hearing loss on the pupil response to degraded speech. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 10, 4083-4099.
  2. Perea Pérez, F., Hartley, D. E. H., Kitterick, P. T., Zekveld, A.A., Naylor, G., & Wiggins, I. M. (2023) Listening Efficiency in Adult Cochlear-Implant Users Compared with Normally-Hearing Controls at Ecologically Relevant Signal-to-Noise Ratios. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience17, 1214485.
  3. Pielage, H., Plain, B. J., Saunders, G. H., Versfeld, N. J., Lunner, T., Kramer, S. E., & Zekveld, A. A. (2023). Copresence Was Found to Be Related to Some Pupil Measures in Persons With Hearing Loss While They Performed a Speech-in-Noise Task. Ear and hearing, 10-1097.
  4. Richter, M., Buhiyan, T., Bramsløw, L., Innes-Brown, H., Fiedler, L., Hadley, L. V., Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S. E. (2023). Combining Multiple Psychophysiological Measures of Listening Effort: Challenges and Recommendations. In Seminars in Hearing (Vol. 44, No. 02, pp. 095-105). 333 Seventh Avenue, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10001, USA: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc..
  5. Książek, P., Zekveld, A. A., Fiedler, L., Kramer, S. E., & Wendt, D. (2023). Time-specific components of pupil responses reveal alternations in effort allocation caused by memory task demands during speech identification in noise. Trends in Hearing27, 23312165231153280.
  6. Pielage, H., Zekveld, A. A., van de Ven, S., Kramer, S. E., & Naber, M. (2022). The pupil near response is short lasting and intact in virtual reality head mounted displays. Journal of Eye Movement Research15(3).
  7. Plain, B., Pielage, H., Richter, M., Bhuiyan, T. A., Lunner, T., Kramer, S. E., & Zekveld, A. A. (2021). Social observation increases the cardiovascular response of hearing-impaired listeners during a speech reception task. Hearing Research, 410, 108334.
  8. Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., Lunner, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2021). The effect of monetary reward on listening effort and sentence recognition. Hearing Research, 406, 108255.
  9. Smits, C. & Zekveld, A.A. (2021) Approaches to mathematical modeling of context effects in sentence recognition. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 149 (2), 1371.
  10. Pielage, H., Zekveld, A.A., Sauders, G.H., Versfeld, N.J., Lunner, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2021). The presence of another individual influences listening effort, but not performance. Ear and Hearing (in press).
  11. Ksiazek, P., Zekveld, A.A., Wendt, D., Fiedler, L., Lunner, T., & Kramer, S.E. (2021). Effect of speech-to-noise ratio and luminance on a range of current and potential pupil response measures to assess listening effort. Trends in Hearing, 25.
  12. Versfeld, N.J., Lie, S., Kramer, S.E., & Zekveld, A.A. (2021). Informational masking with speech-on-speech intelligibility: Pupil response and time-course of learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 149 (4), 2353-2366.
  13. Plain, B., Richter, M., Zekveld, A. A., Lunner, T., Bhuiyan, T., & Kramer, S. E. (2021). Investigating the influences of task demand and reward on cardiac pre-ejection period reactivity during a speech-in-noise task. Ear and Hearing42(3), 718.
  14. Zekveld, A. A., van Scheepen, J. A. M., Versfeld, N. J., Kramer, S. E., & van Steenbergen, H. (2020). The influence of hearing loss on cognitive control in an auditory conflict task: Behavioral and pupillometry findings. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research63(7), 2483-2492. link
  15. Zekveld, A. A., van Scheepen, J. A., Versfeld, N. J., Veerman, E. C., & Kramer, S. E. (2019). Please try harder! The influence of hearing status and evaluative feedback during listening on the pupil dilation response, saliva-cortisol and saliva alpha-amylase levels. Hearing Research, 381, 107768. link
  16. Zekveld, A. A., Kramer, S. E., Rönnberg, J., & Rudner, M. (2019). In a concurrent memory and auditory perception task, the pupil dilation response is more sensitive to memory load than to auditory stimulus characteristics. Ear and Hearing, 40(2), 272. link
  17. Neuschwander, P., Haenggi, P., Zekveld, A.A., & Meyer, M. (2019). Cortical thickness of left heschl’s gyrus correlates with hearing acuity in adults – A surface-based morphometry stud. Hearing Research, 384
  18. Pronk, M., Lissenberg-witte, B.I., Van der Aa, H. P. A., Comijs, H. C., Smits, C., Lemke, U., Zekveld, A. A., & Kramer, S. E. (2019). Longitudinal relationships between decline in speech-in-noise recognition ability and cognitive functioning: The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 62, 1167-1187.
  19. Thammaiah, S., Manchaiah, V., Krishna, R., Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S. E. (2019). Assessment of the psychometric properties of the AQoL-4D questionnaire in Kannada language for use with adults with hearing loss. International Journal of Audiology, doi: 10.1080/14992027.2019.1587181.
  20. Wang, Y., Kramer, S. E., Wendt, D., Naylor, G., Lunner, T., & Zekveld, A. A. (2018). The pupil dilation response during speech perception in dark and light: The involvement of the parasympathetic nervous system in listening effort. Trends in Hearing, 22, 2331216518816603.
  21. Zekveld, A. A., Koelewijn, T. & Kramer, S. E. (2018). The pupil dilation response to auditory stimuli: Current state of knowledge. Trends in Hearing, 22, 1-25. 
  22. Naylor, G., Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A.A., & Kramer, S. (2018). The application of pupillometry in hearing science to assess listening effort. Trends in Hearing,
  23. Koelewijn, T., Zekveld, A. A., Lunner, T., & Kramer, S. E. (2018). The effect of reward on listening effort as reflected by the pupil dilation response. Hearing Research367, 106-112.
  24. Wang, Y., Zekveld, A. A., Wendt, D., Lunner, T., Naylor, G., & Kramer, S. E. (2018). Pupil light reflex evoked by light-emitting diode and computer screen: methodology and association with need for recovery in daily life. PloS one13(6), e0197739.
  25. Ohlenforst, B., Zekveld, A. A., Wendt, D., Naylor, G., Kramer, S. E., & Lunner, T., (2018). Impact of SNR, masker type and noise reduction processing on sentence recognition performance and listening effort as indicated by the pupil dilation response. Hearing Research, 365, 90-99.
  26. Francis, A., Tigchelaar, L., Rongrong, Z., & Zekveld, A.A. (2018). Effects of second language proficiency and linguistic uncertainty on recognition of speech in native and nonnative competing speech. Journal of Speech, Langauge, and Hearing Research, 61(7), 1815-1830.
  27. Zekveld, A.A., Pronk, M., Danielsson, H., & Rönnberg. (2018). Reading behind the lines: The cognitive factors affecting the text reception threshold in hearing-aid users. Journal of Speech, Langauge, and Hearing Research, 61, 762-775.
  28. Alfandari, D., Vriend, C., Heslenfeld, D. J., Versfeld, N. J., Kramer, S. E. & Zekveld, A. A. (2018). Brain volume differences associated with hearing impairment in adults. Trends in Hearing, 22, 1-8.
  29. Wang, Y., Naylor, G., Kramer, S.E., Zekveld, A.A., Wendt, D., Ohlenforst, B., & Lunner, T. (2018). Relations between self-reported daily-life fatigue, hearing status, and pupil dilation during a speech perception in noise task. Ear and Hearing, 39, 573-582.
  30. Ellis, R. J., Sörqvist, P., Zekveld, A. A., & Rönnberg, J. (2017). Cognitive hearing mechanisms of language understanding: Short-and long-Term perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1060.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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,
  34. 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.
  35. 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,
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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).
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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.
  65. 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.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. 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.
  70. 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.
  71. 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:

Ellis, R.J., Sorqvist, P., Zekveld, A.A., & Rönnberg, J. (2017). Editorial: Cognitive hearing mechanisms of language understanding: Short- and long-term perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 22 June 2017,

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).