Global Timing Perception

Principal Investigator | LINE staff implicated | Collaborators | Overview | Representative Publications | Financial Support

Principal Investigator

Dr. Eveline Geiser

LINE staff implicated

  • Catia Barbosa (PhD student)


  • Prof. Stephanie Clarke (CHUV Lausanne)
  • Prof. Alain Kaelin-Lang (University of Bern)
  • Prof. Micah M. Murray (The LINE, CHUV-UNIL & EEG Brain Mapping Core CIBM)


Representative Publications

  • Geiser E, Walker K, Bendor D (2014) Global timing: A conceptual framework ti investigate the neural basis of rhythm perception in humans and non-human species. Frontiers in Psychology doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00159.
  • Geiser E,  Gabrieli JDE (2013). Influence of rhythmic grouping on duration perception: A novel auditory illusion. PLoS One, 8(1): e54273. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054273.
  • Geiser E, Notter M, Gabrieli JDE (2012). A cortico-striatal neural system enhances auditory perception through temporal context processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(18), 6177-82. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5153-11.2012.
  • Geiser E, Kaelin-Lang A (2011). The function of dopaminergic neural signal transmission in auditory pulse perception: Evidence from dopaminergic treatment in Parkinson’s Patients. Behavioral Brain Research, 225, 270-275. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.07.019.

Financial Support

Current funding

  • AMBIZIONE program, Swiss National Science Foundation (PZOOP1-148184).

 Past funding

  • Stipend of the McGovern Institute, MIT 2013.
  • Swiss National Science Foundation (Fellowships for advanced researchers), "Time perception and its influence on memory in patients and healthy humans" 2010-2012.
  • Swiss National Science Foundation (Fellowships for prospective researchers), "Neural correlates of auditory temporal processing" 2008-2009.




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