mw. dr. T.L. (Titia) van Zuijen

  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Onderwijsleerprocessen en Onderwijsleerproblemen (O&O)
  • Bezoekadres
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 127  Amsterdam
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15780
    1001 NG  Amsterdam
    T: 0205251273

Reseach interests:

  • Dyslexia
  • Infant EEG
  • Speech perception
  • Hearing & central auditory processing
  • Perceptual organization in audition
  • Musical expertise & auditory processing
  • Implicit learning  

Current research activities:

Doctoral thesis:



  • van Zuijen, T.L., Plakas, A., Maassen, B.A.M., Been, P., Maurits, N.M., Krikhaar, E., van Driel, J., & van der Leij, A. (2012) Temporal Auditory Processing at 17 Months of Age is Associated with Preliterate Language Comprehension and Later Word Reading Fluency: an ERP Study, Neuroscience Letters , accepted


  • Plakas, A., van Zuijen, T.L., van Leeuwen, T., Thomson, J.M., van der Leij, A. (2012) Impaired non-speech auditory processing at a pre-reading age is a risk-factor for dyslexia but not a predictor: an ERP study, Cortex , xx, xxx-xxx


  • Sambeth, A., Pakarinen, S. Ruohio , K., Fellman, V., van Zuijen, T.L . & Huotilainen, M. (2009) Change detection in newborns using a multiple deviant paradigm: an MEG study, Clinical Neurophysiology , 120 , 530--538
  • Winkler, I. , van Zuijen, T.L ., Sussman, E., Horváth, J., & Näätänen, R. (2006) Object representation in the human auditory system. European Journal of Neuroscience , 24 , 625 - 634  
  • van Zuijen, T.L ., Simoens, V.L., Paavilainen, P., Näätänen, R. & Tervaniemi, M. (2006) Implicit, Intuitive and Explicit Knowledge of Abstract Regularities in a Sound Sequence: An Event-related Brain Potential Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , 18 , 1292 - 1303
  • van Zuijen, T.L ., Sussman, E., Winkler, I., Näätänen, R. & Tervaniemi, M. (2005) Auditory organization of sound sequences by a temporal or numerical regularity-a mismatch negativity study comparing musicians and nonmusicians. Cognitive Brain Research , 23 , 270 - 276.
  • Vuust, P., Pallesen, K.J., Bailey, C., van Zuijen, T.L ., Gjedde, A., Roepstorff, A., & Østergaard, L. (2005) To musicians, the message is in the meter. Pre-attentive neuronal responses to incongruent rhythm are left-lateralized in musicians. NeuroImage , 24 , 560-564
  • van Zuijen, T.L ., Sussman, E., Winkler, I. , Näätänen, R. & Tervaniemi, M. (2004) Grouping of sequential sounds-a n event-related potential study comparing musicians and nonmusicians. (2004) Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , 16, 331-338
  • Vorobyev, V.A., Alho, K., Medvedev, S.V., Pakhomov, S.V., Roudas, M.S., Rutkovskaya, J.M., Tervaniemi, M., van Zuijen, T.L . & Näätänen, R.  (2004) Linguistic processing in visual and modality-nonspecific brain areas: PET recordings during selective attention. Cognitive Brain Research , 20, 309-322   
  • Brattico, E., Tervaniemi, M., Valimaki, V., van Zuijen, T. & Peretz, I. (2003) Cortical correlates of acquired deafness to dissonance. Annuals of the   New York Academy of Science , 999, 15-160
  • Huizenga, H.M., vanZuijen,T.L., Heslenfeld, D.J. & Molenaar, P.C. (2001)   Simultaneous MEG and EEG source analysis. Physics in Medicine and Biolology , 46 , 1737-1751 
  • Tervaniemi, M., Medvedev, S.V., Alho, K., Pakhomov, S.V., Roudas, M.S., van Zuijen, T.L . & Näätänen, R.  (2000) Lateralized automatic auditory processing of phonetic versus musical information: a PET study. Human Brain Mapping , 10, 74-79 
  • Tervaniemi, M. & van Zuijen, T.L .  (1999)   Methodologies of brain research in cognitive musicology. Journal of New Music Research , 28 , 200-208  


  • Hakvoort, B., de Bree, E., van der Leij, A., Maassen, B., van Setten, E., Maurits, N., & van Zuijen, T. L. (2016). The Role of Categorical Speech Perception and Phonological Processing in Familial Risk Children With and Without Dyslexia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 59, 1448-1460. DOI: 10.1044/2016_JSLHR-L-15-0306  [details] 
  • Carrion-Castillo, A., van Bergen, E., Vino, A., van Zuijen, T., de Jong, P. F., Francks, C., & Fisher, S. E. (2016). Evaluation of results from genome-wide studies of language and reading in a novel independent dataset. Genes Brain and Behavior, 15(6), 531-541. DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12299  [details] 


  • Hakvoort, B., van der Leij, A., Maurits, N., Maassen, B., & van Zuijen, T. L. (2015). Basic auditory processing is related to familial risk, not to reading fluency: An ERP study. Cortex, 63, 90-103. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2014.08.013  [details] 
  • van Bergen, E., Bishop, D., van Zuijen, T., & de Jong, P. F. (2015). How does parental reading influence children's reading? A study of cognitive mediation. Scientific Studies of Reading, 19(5), 325-339. DOI: 10.1080/10888438.2015.1050103  [details] 



  • Plakas, A., van Zuijen, T., van Leeuwen, T., Thomson, J. M., & van der Leij, A. (2013). Impaired non-speech auditory processing at a pre-reading age is a risk-factor for dyslexia but not a predictor: an ERP study. Cortex, 49(4), 1034-1045. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2012.02.013  [details] 
  • van der Leij, A., van Bergen, E., van Zuijen, T., de Jong, P., Maurits, N., & Maassen, B. (2013). Precursors of developmental dyslexia: an overview of the longitudinal Dutch Dyslexia Programme study. Dyslexia, 19(4), 191-213. DOI: 10.1002/dys.1463  [details] 


  • van Zuijen, T. L., Plakas, A., Maassen, B. A. M., Been, P., Maurits, N. M., Krikhaar, E., ... van der Leij, A. (2012). Temporal auditory processing at 17 months of age is associated with preliterate language comprehension and later word reading fluency: an ERP study. Neuroscience Letters, 528(1), 31-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2012.08.058  [details] 


  • Sambeth, A., Pakarinen, S., Ruohio, K., Fellman, V., van Zuijen, T. L., & Huotilainen, M. (2009). Change detection in newborns using a multiple deviant paradigm: a study using magnetoencephalography. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120(3), 530-538. DOI: 10.1016/j.clinph.2008.12.033  [details] 
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