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BH is interested in how, why, and when people can do what they want, that is, how intentional actions are set up, implemented, and controlled. He also wants to know how perception and action relate to each other, whether and how what we do is affected by what we perceive, and vice versa. Finally, he is interested in how the events we perceive and the actions we do are represented in our brains, and how distributed brain codes can be integrated into coherent cognitive structures. In particular, BH's research focuses on these issues:



BH is currently involved in these projects:



BH has initiated, and was the coordinator of, the DFG Priority Program on Executive Functions

Together with Lisa Cheng and Mark van Buchem, BH has initiated, and is now co-directing the Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition

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