Patrick Neff

PhD, Postdoc (SNF Postdoc.Mobility)

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience and -modulation of tinnitus
  • Auditory phantoms
  • Digital sound synthesis
  • Mobile systems

Selected publications

  • Neff, P., Zielonka, L., Meyer, M., Langguth, B., Schecklmann, M., & Schlee, W. (2019). Comparison of Amplitude Modulated Sounds and Pure Tones at the Tinnitus Frequency: Residual Tinnitus Suppression and Stimulus Evaluation. Trends in Hearing, 23(1), 2331216519833841.
  • Neff, P., Hemsley, C., Kraxner, F., Weidt, S., Kleinjung, T., & Meyer, M. (2018). Active listening to tinnitus and its relation to resting state EEG activity. Neuroscience Letters, 694, 176–183.
  • Neff, P., Michels, J., Meyer, M., Schecklmann, M., Langguth, B., & Schlee, W. (2017). 10 Hz Amplitude Modulated Sounds Induce Short-Term Tinnitus Suppression. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9, 215–11.
  • Meyer, M., Neff, P., Grest, A., Hemsley, C., Weidt, S., & Kleinjung, T. (2017). EEG oscillatory power dissociates between distress- and depression-related psychopathology in subjective tinnitus. Brain Research, 1663, 194–204.
  • Meyer, M., Neff, P., Liem, F., Kleinjung, T., Weidt, S., Langguth, B., & Schecklmann, M. (2016). Differential tinnitus-related neuroplastic alterations of cortical thickness and surface area. Hearing Research, 342, 1–12.


  1. 2014-2017

    PhD in Neuropsychology

    University of Zürich
  2. 2008-2014

    Diploma in Psychology

    University of Zürich

Professional Experience

  1. 2017-2019
    University of Regensburg