Chrysa Retsa

Chrysa_Retsa.jpgResearch Scientist
EEG Section CHUV-UNIL CIBM  Center for Biomedical Imaging
Radiology Department
University Hospital Center and University of Lausanne
Radiology Research Center, RC7
Rue du Bugnon 46, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland

email: chrysa.retsa @

Research Interests

  • Time perception (auditory/visual)
  • Multisensory Interactions
  • Spatial Attention

Representative Publications

  1. Retsa C, Matusz PJ, Schnupp JWH, Murray MM (2020) Selective attention to sound features mediates cross-modal activation of visual cortices. Neuropsychologia 144, 107498.
  2. 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). DOI:10.1162/jocn_a_01360.
  3. Tivadar RI, Retsa C, Turoman N, Matusz PJ, Murray MM (2018) Sounds enhance visual completion processes. Neuroimage, 179: 480-488. [DOI]
  4. Retsa C*, Matusz PJ*, Schnupp J**, Murray MM** (2018) What's what in auditory cortices? Neuroimage, 176: 29-40.
  5. Retsa C, Knebel JF, Geiser E, Ferrari C, Jenni R, Fournier M, Alameda L, Baumann PS, Clarke S, Conus P, Do KQ, Murray MM (2018) Treatment in early psychosis with N-Acetyl-Cysteine for 6 months improves low-level auditory processing: a pilot study. Schizophrenia Research, 191:80-86.
  6. Geiser E*, Retsa C*, Knebel JF, Ferrari C, Jenni R, Fournier M, Alameda L, Baumann PS, Clarke S, Conus P, Do KQ, Murray MM (2017) The coupling of low-level auditory dysfunction and oxidative stress in psychosis patients. Schizophrenia Research, 190C: 52-59 [PubMed] [DOI].
  7. Retsa C, Naish P, Beninschtein T, Bak TH (2016). Temporal judgments in multi-sensory space. Neuropsychologia, 88: 101-12.
  8. Matusz PJ, Retsa C, Murray MM (2016). The context-contingent nature of cross-modal activations of the visual cortex. Neuroimage 125: 996-1004.



2012 PhD in Psychology, University of Edinburgh (supervisors: Thomas Bak & Tristan Bekinschtein)

2007 MSc in Human Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Edinburgh

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