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Bernhard Hommel

Professor of General Psychology

Name
Prof.dr. B. Hommel
Telephone
+31 71 527 3714
E-mail
hommel@fsw.leidenuniv.nl

The research of Bernhard Hommel focuses on cognitive, computational, developmental, neural, and neurochemical mechanisms of human attention and action control, and the role of consciousness therein. Recent work also addresses the role of emotion, creativity, and religion in human cognition, and cognitive robotics.

More information about Bernhard Hommel

Summary

Prof. Bernhard Hommel studied psychology and literature sciences at the University of Bielefeld, from which he received his MA degree (Diploma) and PhD (1990). Then he moved to the Max-Planck Institute for Psychological Research in Munich (Habilitation at University of Munich; 1997). He is co-founder and board member of the Leiden Institute for Brain & Cognition (LIBC).

                                                                                                         
Research by Bernhard Hommel

His research focuses on cognitive, computational, developmental, neural, and neurochemical mechanisms of human attention and action control, and the role of consciousness therein. Recent work also addresses the role of emotion, creativity, and religion in human cognition, and cognitive robotics.

Awards

Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina)

Grants (selection)

  • Cognitive and motivational components of decision-making: an integrated approach. NWO, Netherlands, Programme of Excellence
  • ROBOHOW.ORG: Web-enabled and experience-based cognitive robots that learn complex everyday manipulation tasks. EU-Integrated Project grant
  • ERC Advanced: a five years research on metacontrol; a study of how we determine the impact of our goals on our actual behaviour. A 2,5 million euros grant by the European Research Council (ERC)d

 

Relevant links

 

PhD candidates (current)

  • Roel van Dooren
  • Saskia Heijnen
  • Diana Kim
  • Roy de Kleijn
  • Luisa Prochazková
  • Maria Prokofieva
  • Anne Trutti
  • Xin Xia
  • Marcel Zweedijk

 

Position:

  • Full Professor, Chair of General Psychology
  • Head of Cognitive Psychology Unit
  • Governing Board of Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition

 

http://bernhard-hommel.eu

Professor of General Psychology

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Cognitieve Psychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2B05

Contact

Publications

  • Frontiers in Cognition editor Frontiers in Cognition
  • Springer publ. editor Psychological research