• Colzato, L. S., Ritter, S. M. & Steenbergen, L. (2018). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) enhances divergent thinking. Neuropsychologia, 111, 72-76.
  • 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,
  • Colzato, L. S., Wolters, G., & Peifer, C. (2018). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) modulates flow experience. Experimental Brain Research, 236, 253–257
  • Kühn, S., Düzel, S., Colzato, L., Norman, K., Gallinat, J., Brandmaier, A. M., … & Widaman, K. F. (in press). Food for thought: association between dietary tyrosine and cognitive performance in younger and older adults. Psychological research,
  • Leonte, A., Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., Hommel, B., & Akyürek, E. G. (2018). Supplementation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) affects temporal, but not spatial visual attention. Brain and Cognition, 120, 8-16.
  • Sellaro, R., de Gelder, B., Finisguerra, A., & Colzato, L. S. (2018). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) enhances recognition of emotions in faces but not bodies. Cortex, 99, 213-223.


  • Colzato, L. S., Sellaro, R., & Beste, C. (2017). Darwin revisited: The vagus nerve is a causal element in controlling recognition of other’s emotions. Cortex, 92, 95-102.
  • Colzato, L. S., & Steenbergen, L. (2017). High vagally mediated resting-state heart rate variability is associated with superior action cascading. Neuropsychologia, 106, 1-6.
  • Colzato, L. S., Steenbergen, L., & Sellaro, R. (2017). The effect of gamma-enhancing binaural beats on the control of feature bindings. Experimental Brain Research, 235, 2125-2131.
  • Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). The social transmission of metacontrol policies: mechanisms underlying the interpersonal transfer of persistence and flexibility. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.
  • Jongkees, B. J., Sellaro, R., Beste, C., Nitsche, M. A., Kühn, S., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). l-Tyrosine administration modulates the effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on working memory in healthy humans. Cortex, 90, 103-114.
  • Jongkees, B. J., Steenbergen, L., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). Color vision predicts processing modes of goal activation during action cascading. Cortex, 94, 123-130.
  • Jongkees, B. J., Immink, M. A., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). Influences of glutamine administration on response selection and sequence learning: a randomized-controlled trial. Scientific Reports, 7: 2693. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-02957-w
  • Sellaro, R., & Colzato, L. S. (2017). High body mass index is associated with impaired cognitive control. Appetite, 113, 301-309.


  • Benz, S., Sellaro, R., Homme,l B., & Colzato, L.S. (2016). Music Makes the World Go Round: The Impact of Musical Training on Non-musical Cognitive Functions—A Review. Frontiers in Psychology, 6,2023. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.02023
  • Colzato, L. S., Nitsche, M. A., & Kibele, A. (2016). Noninvasive Brain Stimulation and Neural Entrainment Enhance Athletic Performance—a Review. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 1-7. DOI: 10.1007/s41465-016-0003-2
  • Colzato, L.S., Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A.-K., Larissa Arning, & Beste, C. (2016). Effects of L-Tyrosine on working memory and inhibitory control are determined by DRD2 genotype: a randomized controlled trial. Cortex, 82, 217-224.
  • Colzato, L.S., van der Wel, P., Sellaro, R., & Hommel, B. (2016). A single bout of meditation biases cognitive control but not attentional focusing: Evidence from the global-local task. Consciousness and Cognition, 39, 1–7.
  • de Hollander, G., Labruna, L., Sellaro, R., Trutti, A., Colzato, L. S., Ratcliff, R., … & Forstmann, B. U. (2016). Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Does Not Influence the Speed–Accuracy Tradeoff in Perceptual Decision-making: Evidence from Three Independent Studies. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 28, 1283-1294
  • Heijnen, S., Hommel, B., Kibele, A., & Colzato, L.S. (2016). Neuromodulation of Aerobic Exercise—A Review. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1890. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01890
  • Hommel, B., Sellaro, R., Fischer, R., Borg, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2016). High-frequency binaural beats increase cognitive flexibility: Evidence from dual-task crosstalk. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1287.
  • Liepelt, R., Klempova, B., Dolk, T., Colzato, L. S., Ragert, P., Nitsche, M., & Hommel, B. (2016). The medial frontal cortex mediates self-other discrimination in the Joint Simon task: a tDCS study. Journal of Psychophysiology, 30, 87-101.
  • Sellaro, R., Nitsche, M.A., & Colzato, L.S. (2016). The stimulated social brain: effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on social cognition. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 64, 346-358.
  • Steenbergen, L., Jongkees, B. J., Sellaro, R., & Colzato, L. S. (2016). Tryptophan supplementation modulates social behavior: A review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 64, 346-358.
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., Kühn, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2016). “Unfocus” on Commercial tDCS headset impairs working memory. Experimental Brain Research, 234, 637-643.
  • Zabelina, D. L., Colzato, L., Beeman, M., & Hommel, B. (2016). Dopamine and the Creative Mind: Individual Differences in Creativity Are Predicted by Interactions between Dopamine Genes DAT and COMT. PloS one, 11(1). e0146768. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146768


  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Samara, I., Baas, M., & Hommel, B. (2015). Meditation-induced states predict attentional control over time. Consciousness and Cognition. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.08.006
  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Samara, I., & Hommel, B. (2015). Meditation-induced cognitive-control states regulate response-conflict adaptation: Evidence from trial-to-trial adjustments in the Simon task. Consciousness and Cognition, 35, 110-114. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.04.012
  • Jongkees, B.J., Hommel, B., Kühn, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Effect of Tyrosine Supplementation on Clinical Populations and Healthy Populations Under Stress or Cognitive Demands—A Review. Journal of Psychiatric Research. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.08.014
  • Kowal, M., van Steenbergen, H., Colzato, L.S., Hazekamp, A., van der Wee, N., Manai, M., Durieux, J., & Hommel, B. (2015). Dose-dependent effects of cannabis on the neural correlates of error monitoring in frequent cannabis users. European Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.08.001
  • Naber, M., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Improved human visuomotor performance and pupil constriction after choline supplementation in a placebo-controlled double-blind study. Scientific Reports, 5. doi:10.1038/srep13188
  • Reedijk, S.A., Bolders, A., Colzato, L.S. & Hommel, B. (2015). Eliminating the attentional blink through binaural beats: A case for tailored cognitive enhancement. Front. Psychiatry, 6:82. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00082
  • Sellaro, R., Derks, B., Nitsche, M. A., Hommel, B., van den Wildenberg, W. P. M., van Dam, K., & Colzato, L. S. (in press). Reducing prejudice through brain stimulation. Brain Stimulation.
  • Sellaro, R., Güroglu, B., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., Massaro, V., Durieux, J., Hommel, B., Colzato, L.S. (in press). Increasing the role of belief information in moral judgments by stimulating the right temporoparietal junction. Neuropsychologia.
  • Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., Rossi Paccani, C., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). With peppermints you’re not my prince: Aroma modulates self-other integration. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. doi: 10.3758/s13414-015-0955-9
  • Sellaro, R., Steenbergen, L., Verkuil, B., van IJzendoorn, M.H., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation (tVNS) does not increase prosocial behavior in Cyberball. Frontiers in Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00499
  • Sellaro, R., Van Dijk, W.W., Rossi Paccani, C., Hommel, B. & Colzato, L.S. (2015). A question of scent: lavender aroma promotes interpersonal trust. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:1486. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01486
  • Sellaro, R., van Leusden, J.W., Tona, K.D., Verkuil, B., Nieuwenhuis, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) enhances post-error slowing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00851
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., de Rover, M., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). No role of beta receptors in cognitive flexibility: evidence from task-switching paradigm in a randomized controlled trial. Neuroscience, 295, 237–242.
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Tyrosine promotes cognitive flexibility: Evidence from proactive vs. reactive control during task switching performance. Neuropsychologia. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.01.022
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., Kühn, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). “Unfocus” on Commercial tDCS headset impairs working memory. Experimental Brain Research. doi: 10.1007/s00221-015-4391-9
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A.K., Beste, C., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (tVNS) enhances response selection during action cascading processes. European Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.03.015
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., Stock, A.K., Beste, C. & Colzato, L.S. (2015). γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) administration improves action selection processes: a randomised controlled trial. Scientific Reports, 5, 12770. doi: 10.1038/srep12770
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R., van Hemert, S., Bosch, J.A., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). A randomized controlled trial to test the effect of multispecies probiotics on cognitive reactivity to sad mood. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.04.003
  • van Leusden, J. W. R., Sellaro, R., & Colzato, L.S. (2015). Transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation (tVNS): a new neuromodulation tool in healthy humans? Frontiers in Psychology. 6:102. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00102
  • Zmigrod, S., Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (in press). Stimulating creativity: modulation of convergent and divergent thinking by transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Creativity Research Journal, 27, 353-360.


  • Christoffels, I.K., de Haan, A.M., Steenbergen, L., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M. & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Two is better than one: Bilingual education promotes the flexible mind. Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0575-3
  • Colzato, L.S., de Haan, A., & Hommel, B. (2014). Food for creativity: Tyrosine promotes performance in a convergent-thinking task. Psychological Research. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0610-4
  • Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (2014). Effects of estrogen on higher-order cognitive functions in unstressed human females may depend on individual variation in dopamine baseline levels. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 8:65. doi:10.3389/fnins.2014.00065
  • Colzato,L.S., Jongkees, B.J., Sellaro, R., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2014). Eating to stop: Tyrosine supplementation enhances inhibitory control but not response execution. Neuropsychologia, 62, 398-402. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2013.12.027. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Hulka, L., Quednow, B. & Hommel, B. (2014). Cognitive control predicted by color vision, and vice versa. Neuropsychologia. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.07.010. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Rossi Paccani, C., & Hommel, B. (2014). Attentional control in the Attentional Blink is modulated by odor. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. doi:10.3758/s13414-014-0733-0. IF: 2.0
  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., & Hommel, B. (in press). tDCS of medial prefrontal cortex does not enhance interpersonal trust. Journal of Psychophysiology.
  • Colzato, L.S., Szapora, A., Lippelt, D. & Hommel, B. (2014). Prior meditation practice modulates performance and strategy use in convergent- and divergent- thinking problems. Mindfulness. doi:10.1007/s12671-014-0352-9.
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2014). Cognitive control and the COMT Val158Met polymorphism: Genetic modulation of videogame training and transfer to task-switching efficiency. Psychological Research, 78, 670-678. doi:10.1007/s00426-013-0514-8. IF: 2.5
  • de Galan, M., Sellaro, R., Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (2014). Conflict adaptation is predicted by the cognitive, but not the affective alexithymia dimension. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 768.
  • Dolk, T., Hommel, B., Colzato, L.S., Schuetz-Bosbach, S., Prinz, W., & Liepelt, R. (2014) The joint Simon effect: A review and theoretical integration. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:974. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00974
  • Hommel, B., Memelink, J., Zmigrod, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Attentional control of the creation and retrieval of stimulus-response bindings. Psychological Research, 78, 520-538.
  • Jongkees, B.J., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). People are different: Tyrosine’s modulating effect on cognitive control may depend on individual differences related to dopamine function. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1101.
  • Kowal, M., Hazekamp, A., Colzato, L.S., van Steenbergen, H., van der Wee, N., Durieux, J., Manai, M., & Hommel, B. (2014). Cannabis and creativity: highly potent cannabis impairs divergent thinking in regular cannabis users. Psychopharmacology. doi:10.1007/s00213-014-3749-1.
  • Lippelt, D.P., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Focused attention, open monitoring and loving kindness meditation: effects on attention, conflict monitoring and creativity. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1083. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01083
  • Ruiz, M.J., Paolieri, D., Colzato, L.S. & Bajo, M. (in press). Chronic and recreational use of cocaine is associated with a vulnerability to semantic interference. Psychopharmacology.
  • Sellaro, R., Dolk, T., Colzato, L.S., Liepelt, R. & Hommel, B. (in press). Referential coding does not rely on location features: Evidence for a non-spatial joint Simon effect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.
  • Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Increased response conflict in recreational cocaine polydrug users. Experimental Brain Research, 232, 113-119. doi:10.1007/s00221-013-3724-9
  • Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., de Kwaadsteniet, E.W., de Groep, S., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Increasing interpersonal trust through divergent thinking. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:561. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00561
  • Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., Manai, M., & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Preferred, but not objective temperature predicts working memory depletion. Psychological Research.  doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0558-4
  • Stenzel, A., Dolk, T., Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Hommel, B., & Liepelt, R. (2014). The joint Simon effect depends on perceived agency, but not intentionality, of the alternative action. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8:595.
  • Steenbergen, L., Sellaro, R. & Colzato, L.S. (2014). Tryptophan promotes charitable donating. Frontiers in Psychology. 5:1451. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01451
  • Zmigrod, S., Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (2014). Evidence for a role of the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in controlling stimulus-response integration: A transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) study. Brain Stimulation, 7, 516-520.


  • Colzato,L.S., de Rover, M., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., Hommel, B., & Nieuwenhuis, S. (2013). Genetic marker of norepinephrine synthesis predicts individual differences in post-error slowing: A pilot study. Neuropsychologia, 51, 2600- 2604. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato,L.S., Jongkees, B.J., Sellaro, R., & Hommel, B. (2013). Working memory reloaded: Tyrosine repletes updating in the N-Back task. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 7:700
  • Colzato, L.S., Steenbergen, L., de Kwaadsteniet, E.W., Sellaro, R., Liepelt, R., & Hommel, B. (2013). Tryptophan promotes interpersonal trust. Psychological Science. doi:10.1177/0956797613500795
  • Colzato, L.S., Szapora Ozturk, A., Pannekoek, J.N., & Hommel, B. (2013). The impact of physical exercise on convergent and divergent thinking. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:824. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00824
  • Colzato, L.S., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2013). Increasing self-other integration through divergent thinking. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20 , 1011-1016. IF: 2.6
  • Colzato, L.S., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2013). Thegenetic impact (C957T-DRD2) on inhibitory control is magnified by aging. Neuropsychologia51, 1377-1381. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L.S., Zmigrod, S., & Hommel, B. (2013). Dopamine, norepinephrine, and the management of sensorimotor bindings: Individual differences in updating of stimulus-response episodes are predicted by DAT1, but not DBH5′-ins/del. Experimental Brain Research228, 213-220.
  • Colzato, L.S., Zmigrod, S., & Hommel, B. (2013). Working memory updating predicts individual differences in updating stimulus-response episodes. Visual Cognition, 21, 13-22. IF: 2.0
  • Colzato, L.S., Sellaro, R., Ruiz, M., Sikora, K., & Hommel, B. (2013). Acute khat use reduces response conflict in habitual users. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:285.
  • Colzato, L.S., van den Wildenberg, W., Zmigrod, S., & Hommel, B. (2013). Action video gaming and cognitive control: Playing first person shooter games is associated with improvement in working memory but not action inhibition. Psychological Research, 77, 234-239.
  • Kowal, M.A., Hazekamp, A., Colzato, L.S., van Steenbergen, H., & Hommel, B. (2013). Modulation of cognitive and emotional processing by cannabidiol: the role of the anterior cingulate cortex. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:147.
  • Paglieri, F., Borghi, A.M., Colzato, L.S., Hommel, B., & Scorolli, C. (2013) Heaven can wait: How religion modulates temporal discounting. Psychological Research, 77, 738-747.
  • Pama, E.A., Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (2013). Optogenetics as a neuromodulation tool in cognitive neuroscience. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:610. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00610
  • Zmigrod, S., de Sonneville, L.M.J., Colzato, L.S., Swaab, H. & Hommel, B. (2013). Cognitive control of feature bindings: Evidence from children with autistic spectrum disorder. Psychological Research, 77, 147-154.


  • Colzato, L.S., de Bruijn, E., & Hommel, B. (2012). Up to “me” or up to “us”? The impact of self-construal priming on cognitive self-other integration. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:341. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00341
  • Colzato, L.S., Pratt, J., & Hommel, B. (2012). Estrogen modulates inhibition of return in healthy human females. Neuropsychologia, 50, 98-103. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L.S., Ruiz, M.J., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., & Hommel, B. (2012). Khat use is associated with increased response conflict in humans. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 27, 315-321. IF: 2.3
  • Colzato, L.S., Ozturk, A., & Hommel, B. (2012). Meditate to create: The impact of focused-attention and open-monitoring training on convergent and divergent thinking. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:116. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00116
  • Colzato, L.S., van Wouwe, N., Hommel, B., Zmigrod, S., Ridderinkhof, R., & Wylie, S. (2012). Dopaminergic modulation of the updating of stimulus-response episodes in Parkinson’s disease. Behavioural Brain Research, 228, 82-86. IF: 3.4
  • Colzato, L.S., Zech, H., Hommel, B., Verdonschot, R., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hsieh, S. (2012). Loving-kindness brings loving-kindness: The impact of Buddhism on cognitive self-other integration. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 541-545. IF: 2.6
  • Enter, D., Colzato, L.S., Roelofs, K. (2012). Dopamine transporter polymorphisms affect social approach-avoidance tendencies. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 11(6), 671-676.IF: 3.5
  • Hommel, B., Fischer, R., Colzato, L.S., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., & Cellini, C. (2012). The effect of fMRI (noise) on cognitive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 290-301. IF: 2.7
  • Jahfari, S., Verbruggen, F., Frank, M. J., Waldorp, L, Colzato, L, Ridderinkhof, K. R., & Forstmann,  B. U. (2012). How preparation changes the need for top-down control of the basal ganglia when inhibiting premature responses. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32,10870-10878. IF: 7.2
  • Slagter, H.A., Tomer, R., Christian, B.T., Fox, A.S., Colzato, L.S., King, C.R., Murali, D., & Davidson, R.J. (2012). PET evidence for a role of striatal dopamine in the attentional blink: Functional implications. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(9), 1932-1940.  IF: 5.4


  • Colzato, L. S, Ruiz, M., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2011). Khat use is associated with impaired working memory and cognitive flexibility. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20602. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020602. IF: 4.4
  • Colzato, L. S, Ruiz, M., van den Wildenberg, W., Bajo, M.T., & Hommel, B. (2011). Long-term effects of chronic Khat use: Impaired inhibitory control. Frontiers in Psychology, 1:219. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00219
  • Colzato, L. S, Slagter, H. A., de Rover, M., & Hommel, B. (2011). Dopamine and the Management of Attentional Resources: Genetic Markers of Striatal D2 Dopamine Predict Individual Differences in the Attentional Blink. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3576-3585. IF: 5.4
  • Colzato, L.S., van der Does, A.J.W., Kouwenhoven, C., Elzinga, B.M., & Hommel, B. (2011). BDNF Val66Met polymorphism is associated with higher anticipatory cortisol stress response, anxiety, and alcohol consumption in healthy adults. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 1562-1569. IF: 5.3
  • Colzato, L.S. van Muiden, J., Band, G., & Hommel, B. (2011) Genetic modulation of training and transfer in older adults: BDNF Val66Met polymorphism is associated with wider useful field of view. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:199. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00199
  • Dolk, T., Hommel, B., Colzato, L.S., Schuetz-Bosbach, S., Prinz, W., & Lepelt, R. (2011). How ‘social’ is the social Simon effect? Frontiers in Psychology, 2:84. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00084
  • Hommel, B., Colzato, L.S., Fischer, R., & Christoffels, I. (2011). Bilingualism and creativity: Benefits in convergent thinking come with losses in divergent thinking. Frontiers in Psychology, 2:273. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00273
  • Hommel, B., Colzato, L.S., Scorolli, C., Borghi, A.M., & van den Wildenberg, W.P.M. (2011). Action control and religion: Faith-specific modulation of the Simon effect but not stop-signal performance. Cognition, 120, 177-185. IF: 4.3
  • Kowal, M., Colzato, L.S., & Hommel, B. (2011). Decreased spontaneous eye blink rates in chronic cannabis user: Evidence for striatal cannabinoid-dopamine interactions. PLoS ONE, 6(11): e26662. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026662. IF: 4.4
  • Kühn, S., Keizer, A., Colzato, L.S., Rombouts, S.A.R.B., & Hommel, B. (2011). The neural underpinnings of event-file management: Evidence for stimulus-induced activation of, and competition among stimulus-response bindings. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 896-904. IF: 5.4


  • Colzato, L. S., Hertsig, G., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2010). Estrogen modulates inhibitory control in healthy human females: Evidence from the stop-signal paradigm. Neuroscience, 167, 709-715. IF: 3.4
  • Colzato, L.S., Hommel, B., & Shapiro, K. (2010). Religion and the Attentional Blink: Depth of faith predicts depth of the blink. Frontiers in Psychology, 1:147. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00147
  • Colzato, L. S., Hommel, B., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hsieh, S. (2010). Buddha as an eye opener: A link between prosocial attitude and attentional control. Frontiers in Psychology1:156. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00156
  • Colzato, L. S., Pratt, J., & Hommel, B. (2010). Dopaminergic control of attentional flexibility: Inhibition of Return is associated with the dopamine transporter gene (DAT1). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 14 (53), doi:10.3389/fnhum.2010.00053. IF: 2.0
  • Colzato, L. S., & Silk, J. (2010 ). Editorial: Imag(in)ing the Buddhist Brain. Zygon: Journal of Religion & Science, 45, 591-595.
  • Colzato, L.S., van Beest, I., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., Scorolli, C., Dorchin, S., Meiran, N., Borghi, A.M., & Hommel, B. (2010). God: Do I have your attention? Cognition, 117, 87-94. IF: 4.3
  • Colzato, L. S., van Hooidonk, L., van den Wildenberg, W., Harinck, F., & Hommel, B. (2010). Sexual orientation biases attentional control: a possible gaydar mechanism. Frontiers in Cognition1:13, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00013.
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg, W., van der Does, W.A.J., & Hommel, B. (2010). Genetic Markers of Striatal Dopamine Predict Individual Differences in Dysfunctional, but not Functional Impulsivity. Neuroscience, 170, 782-788. IF: 3.4
  • Colzato, L. S., van Leeuwen, P.J.A., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2010). DOOM’d to switch: Superior cognitive flexibility in players of first person shooter games. Frontiers in Cognition, 1:8, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00008.
  • Colzato, L. S., Waszak, F. Nieuwenhuis, S. T., Posthuma, D., & Hommel, B. (2010). The flexible mind is associated with the Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism: Evidence for a role of dopamine in the control of task switching. Neuropsychologia, 48, 2764-2768. IF: 4.7
  • Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2010). Games with(out) Frontiers: Towards an integrated science of human cognition. Frontiers in Psychology, 1:2. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00002
  • Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2010). Religion as a control guide: on the impact of religion on cognition. Zygon: Journal of Religion & Science, 45, 596-604.
  • Vlainic, E., Liepelt, R., Colzato, L.S., Prinz, W., & Hommel, B. (2010). The virtual co-actor: The Social Simon effect does not rely on online feedback from the other. Frontiers in Psychology, 1:208. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00208


  • Colzato, L. S., & Hommel, B. (2009). Recreational use of cocaine eliminates Inhibition of Return. Neuropsychology, 23, 125-129. IF: 3.2
  • Colzato, L. S., Huizinga, M., & Hommel, B. (2009). Recreational polydrug use of cocaine impairs cognitive flexibility but not working memory. Psychopharmacology, 207, 225-234. IF: 3.8
  • Colzato, L. S., Slagter, H. A., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2009). Closing one’s eyes to reality: Evidence for a dopaminergic basis of psychoticism from spontaneous eye blink rates. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 377-380. IF: 2.1
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg W., & Hommel, B. (2009). Reduced attentional scope in cocaine polydrug users. PLoS ONE, 4(6): e6043. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0006043. IF: 4.4
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg, W. P. M., van Wouwe, N. C., Pannebakker, M. M. & Hommel, B. (2009). Dopamine and inhibitory action control: Evidence from spontaneous eye blink rates. Experimental Brain Research, 196, 467-474. IF: 2.3
  • Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2009). When an object is more than a binding of its features: Evidence for two mechanisms of visual feature integration. Visual Cognition, 17, 120-140. IF: 2.0
  • Hommel, B., Colzato, L. S., & van den Wildenberg, W. P. M. (2009). How social are task representations? Psychological Science, 20, 794-798. IF: 4.8


  • Colzato, L. S., Bajo, M. T., van den Wildenberg, W., Paolieri, D., Nieuwenhuis, S. T., La Heij, W., & Hommel, B. (2008). How does bilingualism improve executive control? A comparison of active and reactive inhibition mechanisms. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 302-312. IF: 2.7
  • Colzato, L. S., & Hommel, B. (2008). Cannabis, cocaine, and visuomotor integration: Evidence for a role of dopamine D1 receptors in binding perception and action. Neuropsychologia, 46, 1570-1575. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L. S., Kool, W., & Hommel, B. (2008). Stress modulation of visuomotor binding. Neuropsychologia, 46, 1542-1548. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L. S., Slagter, H. A., Spapé, M. A., & Hommel, B. (2008). Blinks of the eye predict blinks of the mind. Neuropsychologia, 46, 3179-3183. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2008). Reduced spontaneous eye blink rates in recreational cocaine users: Evidence for dopaminergic hypoactivity. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3461. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003461. IF: 4.4
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg W., & Hommel, B. (2008). Losing the big picture: How religion controls visual attention. PLoS ONE 3(11): e3679. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003679. IF: 4.4
  • Keizer, A. W., Colzato, L. S., & Hommel, B. (2008). Integrating faces, houses, motion, and action: Spontaneous binding across ventral and dorsal processing streams. Acta Psychologica, 127, 177-185. IF: 2.4
  • Keizer, A. W., Nieuwenhuis, S., Colzato, L. S., Theeuwisse, W., Rombouts, S. A. R. B., & Hommel, B. (2008). When moving faces activate the house area: an fMRI study of object file retrieval. Behavioral and Brain Functions, 4:50. IF: 2.3


  • Colzato, L. S., Spapé, M., Pannebakker, M., & Hommel, B. (2007). Working memory and the Attentional Blink:Blink size is predicted by individual differences in operation span. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14 (6), 1051-1057. IF: 2.2
  • Colzato, L. S., van den Wildenberg, W., & Hommel, B. (2007). Impaired inhibitory control in recreational cocaine users. PLoS ONE 2(11): e1143. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001143. IF: 4.4
  • Colzato, L. S., van Wouwe, N. C., & Hommel, B. (2007). Spontaneous Eye-Blink Rate predicts the strength of visuomotor binding. Neuropsychologia, 45, 2387-2392. IF: 4.7
  • Colzato, L. S., van Wouwe, N. C., & Hommel, B. (2007). Feature binding and affect: Emotional modulation of visuo-motor integration. Neuropsychologia, 45, 440-446. IF: 4.7


  • Colzato, L. S., Raffone, A., & Hommel, B. (2006). What do we learn from binding features? Evidence for multilevel feature integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 705-716. IF: 2.7
  • Colzato, L. S., van Wouwe, N. C., Lavender, T., & Hommel, B. (2006). Intelligence and cognitive flexibility: Fluid intelligence correlates with feature “unbinding” across perception and action. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13(6), 1043-1048. IF: 2.2
  • Colzato, L. S., Warrens, M., & Hommel B. (2006). Priming and binding in and across perception and action: A correlational analysis of the internal structure of event files. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. Part A, 59, 1785-1804. IF: 2.2


  • Colzato, L. S., Fagioli, S., Erasmus, V., & Hommel B. (2005). Caffeine, but not nicotine enhances visual feature binding. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 591-595. IF: 3.6


  • Colzato, L. S., Erasmus, V., & Hommel, B. (2004). Moderate alcohol consumption in humans impairs feature binding in visual perception but not across perception and action. Neuroscience Letters, 360, 103-105. IF: 2.1
  • Hommel, B., & Colzato, L. S. (2004). Visual attention and the temporal dynamics of feature integration. Visual Cognition, 11, 483-521. IF: 2.0


  • Hommel, B., Pratt, J., Colzato, L., & Godijn, R. (2001). Symbolic control of visual attention. Psychological Science, 12, 360-365. IF: 4.8