Ruxandra Tivadar

Tivadar-new-1.jpgPost-doctoral Fellow
Department of Radiology,
University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne
Radiology Research Center, RC7
Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland

email: ruxandrativadar [at]

Research Topics

  • Ruxandra's research focuses on multisensory processes as well as sensory substitution for the visually impaired.



PhD in Neuroscience
University of Lausanne, Switzerland

MSc in History and Theory of Psychology
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
BS in Psychology (major) and Psychopathology and Clinical Neuropsychology (minor)
Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany



  1. Tivadar RI, Chappaz C, Anaflous F, Roche J, Murray MM (2020) Mental rotation of digitally-rendered haptic objects by the visually-impaired. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14:197.
  2. Tivadar RI, Gaglianese A, Murray MM (2020) Auditory enhancement of illusory contour perception. Multisensory Research, [DOI].
  3. Tivadar RI, Rouillard T, Chappaz C, Knebel JF, Turoman N, Anaflous F, Roche J, Matusz PJ, Murray MM (2019). Mental Rotation of Digitally-Rendered Haptic Representations. 13:7.
  4. Matusz PJ*, Turoman N, Tivadar RI, Retsa C, Murray MM* (2019) Brain and cognitive mechanisms of top-down attentional control in a multisensory world: Benefits of electrical neuroimaging. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 31(3): 412-430.
  5. Tivadar RI, Murray MM (2019) A primer on electroencephalography and event-related potentials for organizational neuroscience. Organizational Research Methods, 22: 69-94.
  6. Anken J*, Tivadar RI*, Knebel JF, Murray MM (2018) Brain mechanisms for perceiving illusory lines in humans. Neuroimage 181:182-9. [PubMed] [DOI]
  7. Tivadar RI, Kittenis M, Jamieson G, Evans I. (2018) Towards a profile of the hypnotic state: Continuing the search for a state marker. (in preparation)
  8. Tivadar RI, Retsa C, Turoman N, Matusz PJ, Murray MM (2018) Sounds enhance visual completion processes. Neuroimage 179: 480-8. [PubMed] [DOI]
  9. Jamieson G, Kittenis M, Tivadar RI, Evans, I. (2017) Inhibition of Retrieval in Hypnotic Amnesia: Dissociation by Upper-Alpha Gating. Neuroscience of Consciousness, Volume 2017, Issue 1, nix005,
  10. Salvia E, Suess M, Tivadar RI, Harkness S, Grosbras MH. (2016) Mirror Neurons System Engagement in Late Adolescents and Adults While Viewing Emotional Gestures. Frontiers in Psychology 7:1099. [PubMed]


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