Braem, S., & Hommel, B. (in press). Executive functions are cognitive gadgets. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

   Colzato, L.S., Steenbergen, L., & Hommel, B. (in press). Rumination impairs the control of stimulus-induced retrieval of irrelevant information, but not attention, control, or response selection in general. Psychological Research.

   Hommel, B. (in press). Representing oneself and others: An event-coding approach. Experimental Psychology.

   Mekern, V., Hommel, B., & Sjoerds, Z. (2019). Computational models of creativity: A review of single- and multi-process recent approaches to demystify creative cognition. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 27, 47-54.

   Mekern, V.N., Sjoerds, Z., & Hommel, B. (2019). How metacontrol biases and adaptivity impact performance in cognitive search tasks. Cognition, 182, 251-259.

   Trutti, A.C., Mulder, M.J., Hommel, B., & Forstmann, B.U. (2019). Functional neuroanatomical review of the ventral tegmental area. Neuroimage, 191, 258-268.


    Heijnen, S., de Kleijn, R. & Hommel, B. (2018). The impact of human-robot synchronization on anthropomorphization. Frontiers in Psychology, 9:2607.

Ma, K., & Hommel, B. (in press). Metacontrol and body ownership: Divergent thinking increases the virtual hand illusion. Psychological Research.

   Prochazkova, L., Lippelt, D.P., Colzato, L.S., Kuchar, M., Sjoerds, Z., & Hommel, B. (2018). Exploring the effect of microdosing psychedelics on creativity in an open-label natural setting. Psychopharmacology, 235, 3401-3413.


  Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2017). The social transmission of metacontrol policies: Mechanisms underlying the interpersonal transfer of persistence and flexibility. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 81, 43-58.  

  Hommel, B., & Wiers, R.W. (2017). Towards a unitary approach to human action control. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 21, 940-949.

  Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2017). Meditation and metacontrol. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1, 115-121.


Hommel, B. (2015). Between persistence and flexibility: The Yin and Yang of action control. In: A.J. Elliot (ed.), Advances in motivation science, Vol. 2 (pp. 33-67). New York: Elsevier.


See also:

Hommel’s website 

Sjoerds’ website

Research Gate




 Publications funded by ERC