Anna Wittekindt

Dr. phil. nat., Dipl.-Biol.

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin






Research Interests

  • Neural basis of selective attention
  • Functioning of the olivo-cochlear efferent system

Current project: Influence of selective attention on the cochlea – a combined otoacoustic emission (OAE)- and electroencephalography (EEG)-study


Curriculum Vitae

  • since 02/2012: Postdoc at the Institute of Medical Psychology, University of Frankfurt/Main
  • 10/2009-09/2011: Clinical Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Center of Clinical Studies, University of Mainz
  • 01/2005-07/2009: PhD Student at the Institute of Cellbiology and Neuroscience, University of Frankfurt/Main
  • 08/2003: Research visit at the University of Havanna, Cuba
  • 11/2001-12/2001: Research Internship at the Department of Biopsychology, University of Bochum
  • 10/1997-07/2003: Study of Biology, University of Frankfurt/Main
  • 06/1997: Abitur
  • Date/place of birth: 02/09/1978 in Frankfurt/Main



  • Althen H, Wittekindt A, Gaese B, Kössl M, Abel C (2012) "Effect of contralateral pure tone stimulation on distortion emissions suggests a frequency specific functioning of the efferent cochlear control" J Neurophysiol, doi: 10.1152/jn.00418.2011

  • Wittekindt A, Gaese BH, Kössl M (2009) “Influence of contralateral acoustic stimulation on the quadratic distortion product f2–f1 in humans” Hear Res 247(1): 27-33.

  • Abel C, Wittekindt A, Kössl M (2009) “Contralateral acoustic stimulation modulates low-frequency biasing of DPOAE - efferent influence on cochlear amplifier operating state” J Neurophysiol 101(5):2362-71.

  • Wittekindt A, Abel C, Kössl M (2008) “Shifting the operating point of cochlear amplification? Impact of low frequency biasing and contralateral sound stimulation on DPOAE.” In: Cooper, N.P. and Kemp, D.T. (Eds.): Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing. World Scientific, Singapore, New Jersey, London, Hong Kong: 190-195.

  • Wittekindt A, Drexl M, Kössl M (2005) “Cochlear sensitivity in the lesser spear nosed bat phyllostomus discolor“ J Comp Physiol A 191:31-36.



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