Jeffrey Martin

Clinical Associate Professor - Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Texas at Dallas - 2006
M.A. - Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Texas at Austin - 1999
B.S. - Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Texas at Austin - 1996


Martin, J., Keith, R. (in press). (Central) auditory processing disorders. In: V. Newton (editor), Paediatric Audiological Medicine, Second Edition. The Atrium, United Kingdom: Wiley. In Press - Publication
Cameron, S., Brown, D., Keith, R., Martin, J., Watson, C., & Dillon, H. (in press). Development of the North American Listening in Spatialized Noise - Sentences Test (NA LISN-S): Sentence equivalence, normative data and test-retest reliability studies. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. In Press - Publication
Mehta, J., Jerger, S., Jerger J., Martin, J. (2009). Electrophysiological correlates of word comprehension: event-related potentials (ERPs) and independent component analysis (ICA). International Journal of Audiology, 48(1), 1-11. 2009 - Publication
Halpern A, Martin J, Reed T. (2008) An ERP study of major-minor classification in melodies. Music Perception, 25: 181-191. 2008 - Publication
Martin J, Jerger J, Mehta J. (2007) Divided-attention and directed-attention listening modes in children with dichotic deficits: an event-related potential study. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 18:34-53. 2007 - Publication
Jerger J, Martin J. (2006) Dichotic listening tests in the assessment of auditory processing disorders. Audiological Medicine, 4:25-34. 2006 - Publication
Martin J, Jerger J, Ulatowska H, Mehta J. (2006) Complementing behavioral with electrophysiological measures in diagnostic evaluation: a case study in two languages. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 49:603-615. 2006 - Publication
Jerger J, Martin J. (2005) Some effects of aging on event-related potentials during a linguistic monitoring task. International Journal of Audiology, 44:321-30. 2005 - Publication
Martin J, Jerger J. (2005) Some effects of aging on central auditory processing. Journal of Rehabilitative Research and Development, 42:25-44. 2005 - Publication
Jerger J, Martin J, McColl, R. (2004) Interaural cross correlation of ERP waveforms reveals auditory processing disorder: a twin study. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 15:79-87. 2004 - Publication


Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2007–Present]
Lecturer II
University of Texas at Dallas [2006–2007]
Adjunct Faculty
University of North Texas [2006–2007]
Dept. Coordinator (Audiology)
Brigham & Women's Hospital [2000–2001]
Clinical Fellow in Audiology
Brigham & Women's Hospital [1999–2000]


Divided-Attention and Directed-Attention Listening Modes in Children with Dichotic Listening Deficits: An Event-Related Potential Study
2005–2006 Poster presentation. Frontiers in Hearing Symposium, Breckenridge, CO
Auditory Processing Disorders in Children
2008–2008 Invited Seminar: Shelton Evaluation Center Richardson, TX.
Nonorganic Hearing Los
1999–2000 Northwest SERTOMA Club, Austin, TX
Multiple Component and Multiple Frequency Tympanometry
2000–2001 Children's Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA
(Central) Auditory Processing Disorders: Contribution of Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) in Diagnostic Evaluatio
2008–2008 Invited Lectures: Friday Language and Speech, Hearing Series (F.L.A.S.H.)

Additional Information


Jeffrey Martin received his Bachelor’s (1996) and Master’s (1999) degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Texas at Austin. He completed his fellowship training (CCC-A) in audiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston where he worked as the Audiology Department Coordinator. He completed his Ph.D. degree in 2006 at the University of Texas at Dallas under the direction of Dr. James Jerger. Dr. Martin was appointed as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UTD where he taught a number of graduate courses in the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. He recently joined the Faculty as an Assistant Professor (Fall 2007).

His research focuses on the behavioral and electrophysiological study of central mechanisms in hearing. Clinical applications of his research revolve around the diagnostic evaluation of individuals suspected of having auditory perceptual problems linked to the central nervous system, conditions often referred to as auditory processing disorders (APD). Dr. Martin’s laboratory is located at the UTD Callier Center.

  • Chair, Task Force on Adult Hearing Assessment and Diagnosis Guidelines. American Academy of Audiology (Strategic Documents Committee). Appointed to September 2008 - present
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Audiology, 2002 - present.
  • Member, The American Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (CCC-A), 2000 - present.
  • Test reviewer. Agreement with NCS Pearson, Inc. (publisher). Reviewed the content relevance and coverage of the examiners manual for the SCAN-3 for Children. December, 2008.
  • Expert Consultant: Product Evaluation, GuardianTM headphones. May, 2007.
  • Consultant: Age, Hearing Loss, and Hearing Aids (2000). Harvard Health Letter, Vol. 26, 4-6.

News Articles

Study Targets Auditory Processing Problems in Kids
It’s not uncommon for parents to complain that their children don’t listen to them. But for some children, it’s not because they don’t want to. 

Some children, despite having normal hearing, show difficulties in how the brain processes auditory information. This condition is often referred to as an auditory processing disorder (APD). Because of the APD, a child often demonstrates poor listening behaviors especially in the presence of background noise. The child becomes distracted very easily by other noises and may have trouble recalling auditory information.