Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Susanne Maria Reiterer

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Susanne Maria Reiterer

Sensengasse 3a
1090 Wien
Room: O6.17

T: +43-1-4277-44184

Office hours: by arrangement


Current courses

Key Research Areas

  • Language Learning Research and Kognitive Neuroscience
  • Language Aptitude Research, Individual Differences Research in Cognitive and Language Abilities
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Second Language Learning and Bi-Multilingualism
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, Brain Imaging
  • Psychology of Language Learning/Acquisition


Academic Profile


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    Grasping Virtual Objects Benefits Lower Aptitude Learners’ Acquisition of Foreign Language Vocabulary. / Macedonia, Manuela; Mathias, Brian; Lehner, Astrid et al.

    In: Educational Psychology Review, Vol. 35, No. 4, 115, 08.12.2023.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    The neurobiology of language aptitude, musicality and working memory. / Turker, Sabrina; Reiterer, Susanne Maria (Corresponding author).

    Language Aptitude Theories and Practice: Pushing the Boundaries. ed. / Zhisheng (Edward) Wen; Peter Skehan; Richard Sparks. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2023. p. 249-275 (Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series).

    Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

    Phonaesthetics and Personality – Why we do not only prefer Romance languages. / Winkler, Anna; Kogan, Vita; Reiterer, Susanne Maria (Corresponding author).

    In: Frontiers in Language Sciences, Vol. 2, 02.02.2023.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Second language pragmatics aptitude. / Sedaghatgoftar, Nasrin; Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    In: Cogent Arts & Humanities, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2129473, 2022.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Examining individual differences in language learning: a neurocognitive model of language aptitude. / Turker, Sabrina (Corresponding author); Seither-Preisler, Annemarie ; Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    In: Neurobiology of Language, Vol. 2, No. 3, 08.2021, p. 389-415.

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    Musical aptitude, working memory, general intelligence and plurilingualism: when adults learn to read fluently in a foreign language. / Fonseca-Mora, Carmen; Machancoses, Francisco Herrero ; Gryb, Olena et al.

    In: Cogent Education, Vol. 8, No. 1, 1936371, 06.07.2021.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Brain, musicality, and language aptitude: A complex interplay. / Turker, Sabrina; Reiterer, Susanne Maria (Corresponding author).

    In: Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Vol. 41, 03.2021, p. 95-107.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Foreign language learning motivation : Phonetic chill or Latin lover effect? Does sound structure or social stereotyping drive FLL? / Reiterer, Susanne Maria; Kogan, Vita; Seither-Preisler, Annemarie et al.

    Adult and Second Language Learning. ed. / Kara Federmeier; Hsu-Wen Huang. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Elsevier Academic Press, 2020. p. 165-205 (Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 72).

    Publications: Contribution to bookChapterpeer-review

    Cognitive and Behavioural Weaknesses in Children with Reading Disorder and AD(H)D. / Turker, Sabrina; Seither-Preisler, Annemarie; Reiterer, Susanne Maria et al.

    In: Scientific Reports, Vol. 9, No. 1, 15185, 23.10.2019.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Developing and validating a second language pragmatics aptitude test. / Sedaghatgoftar, Nasrin; Karimi, Mohammad N.; Babaii, Esmat et al.

    In: Cogent Education, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1654650, 13.08.2019.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Auditory Cortex Morphology Predicts Language Learning Potential in Children and Teenagers. / Turker, Sabrina (Corresponding author); Reiterer, Susanne Maria (Corresponding author); Schneider, Peter et al.

    In: Frontiers in Neuroscience, Vol. 13, 824, 07.08.2019, p. 824.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Second language accent faking ability depends on musical abilities, not on working memory. / Coumel, Marion (Corresponding author); Christiner, Markus; Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    In: Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 10, 257, 12.02.2019.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Neuro-psycho-cognitive markers for pronunciation/speech imitation as language aptitude. / Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    Language Aptitude: Advancing Theory, Testing, Research and Practice. ed. / Zhisheng Wen; Peter Skehan; Adriana Biedron; Shaofeng Li; Richard Sparks. 1. ed. Milton : Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2019. p. 277-298 14 (Second language aquisition research series).

    Publications: Contribution to bookContribution to proceedingspeer-review

    Sing Chinese and tap Tagalog? Predicting individual differences in musical and phonetic aptitude using language families differing by sound-typology. / Christiner, Markus; Rüdegger, Stefanie; Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    In: International Journal of Multilingualism, Vol. 15, No. 4, 02.10.2018, p. 455-471.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Early Influence of Musical Abilities and Working Memory on Speech Imitation Abilities: Study with Pre-School Children. / Christiner, Markus; Reiterer, Susanne Maria.

    In: Brain Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 9, 169, 01.09.2018.

    Publications: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Exploring Language Aptitude : Views from Psychology, the Language Sciences, and Cognitive Neuroscience. / Reiterer, Susanne Maria (Editor).

    Cham : Springer, 2018. 340 p. (English Language Education, Vol. 16).

    Publications: Bookpeer-review

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