cyber5.jpgTeemu Rinne PhD, senior research fellow, Turku Brain and Mind Center


We investigate how active listening tasks and cognitive context modulate information processing in the auditory brain using non-invasive brain imaging methods.


  • Suvi Häkkinen, MSc
  • Patrik Wikman, MA


  • Chris Petkov, professor, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK
  • Chris Stecker, professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA


Full list of publications here

  1. Higgins NC, McLaughlin SA, Rinne T, Stecker GC. Evidence for cue-independent spatial representation in the human auditory cortex during active listening. PNAS 2017.
  2. Rinne T, Muers RS, Salo E, Slater H, Petkov CI. Functional imaging of audio-visual selective attention in monkeys and humans: How do lapses in monkey performance affect cross-species correspondences? Cerebral Cortex 2017.
  3. Talja S, Alho K, Rinne T. Source analysis of event-related potentials during pitch discrimination and pitch memory task. Brain Topography 2015; 28: 445–458.​
  4. Rinne T, Koistinen S, Salonen O, Alho K. Task-Dependent Activations of Human Auditory Cortex during Pitch Discrimination and Pitch Memory Tasks. Journal of Neuroscience 2009; 29: 13338-13343.
  5. Rinne T, Gratton G, Fabiani M, Cowan N, Maclin E, Stinard A, Sinkkonen J, Alho K, Näätänen R. Scalp-recorded optical signals make sound processing in the auditory cortex visible? NeuroImage 1999; 10: 620-624.


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