Action and Neurocognition Group

Prof. Dr. Harold Bekkering

Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Radboud University Nijmegen
P.O. Box 9104
6500 HE Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Room:  B.01.36
Phone: +31 24 3612632
Email: h.bekkering [at] donders.ru.nl
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Publications

- 2017 -

Endedijk, H.M., Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Cillessen, A.H.N., & Hunnius, S. (2017). Neural mirroring and social interaction: Motor system involvement during action observation relates to early peer cooperation. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 33-41. [abstract]

Kwisthout, J., Bekkering, H., & van Rooij, I. (2017). To be precise, the details don't matter: On predictive processing, precision, and level of detail of predictions. Brain and Cognition, 112, 84-91. [abstractpdf]

- 2016 -

Gerson, S.A., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2016). Do You Do as I Do?: Young Toddlers Prefer and Copy Toy Choices of Similarly Acting Others. Infancy. [abstractpdf]

Gerson, S.A., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2016). Social context influences planning ahead in three-year-olds. Cognitive Development, 40, 120-131. [abstract]

Janssen, D. J. C., Poljac, E., & Bekkering, H. (2016). Binary sensitivity of theta activity for gain and loss when monitoring parametric prediction errors. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. [abstractpdf]

Krause, F., Bekkering, H., Pratt, J., & Lindemann, O. (2016). Interaction between numbers and size during visual search. Psychological Research, 1-14. [abstract]

Stapel, J. C., Hunnius, S., Meyer, M. & Bekkering, H. (2016). Motor system contribution to action prediction: Temporal accuracy depends on motor experience. Cognition, 148, 71-78. [abstractpdf]

Stapel, J.C., van Wijk, I.C., Bekkering, H. & Hunnius, S. (2016). Eighteen-month-old infants show distinct electrophysiological responses to their own faces. Developmental Science. [abstract]

Van Pelt, S., Heil, L., Ondobaka, S., Kwisthout, J., Van Rooij, I., and Bekkering, H. (2016). Beta- and gamma-band activity reflect predictive coding in the processing of causal events. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 6, 973-980. [abstractpdf]

- 2015 -

Endedijk, H. M., Cillessen, A. H. N., Cox, R. F. A., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2015). The Role of Child Characteristics and Peer Experiences in the Development of Peer Cooperation. Social Development, 24(3), 521-540. [abstractpdf]

Endedijk, H. M., Ramenzoni, V., Cox, R. F. A., Bekkering, H., Cillessen, A.H.N., & Hunnius, S. (2015). Development of interpersonal coordination between peers during a drumming task. Developmental Psychology, 51, 714-721. [abstractpdf]

Gerson, S., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2015). Short-term motor training, but not observational training, alters neurocognitive mechanisms of action processing in infancy. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 1207-1214. [abstractpdf]

Hald, L., de Nooijer, J., van Gog, T., & Bekkering, H. (2015). Optimizing Word Learning via Links to Perceptual and Motoric Experience. Educational Psychology Review, 1-28. [abstractpdf]

Hald, L., van den Hurk, M., & Bekkering, H. (2015). Learning verbs more effectively through meaning congruent action animations. Learning and Instruction, 39, 107-122. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Haartsen, R., Stapel, J.C., & Hunnius, S. (2015). The role of action prediction and inhibitory control for joint action coordination in toddlers. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 139, 203-220. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Braukmann, R. Stapel, J., Bekkering, H. & Hunnius, S. (2015). Monitoring others’ errors: The role of the motor system in early childhood and adulthood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1-20. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Hassan Vijayakumar S., Bekkering, H., Janssen, D., de Bruijn, E., & Hunnius, S. (2015). Oops - That was a Mistake! How Toddler Brains React to Feedback. frontiers For Young Minds, 3:13. [abstractpdf]

Simanova, I., Francken, J.C., de Lange, F.P., & Bekkering, H. (2015). Linguistic priors shape categorical perception. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, Special Issue: Prediction in language comprehension and production, Advanced Online Publication. [abstractpdf]

Stapel, J. C., Hunnius, S., Bekkering, H., & Lindemann, O. (2015). The development of numerosity estimation: Evidence for a linear number representation early in life. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. [abstractpdf]

Stapel, J. C., Hunnius, S., Bekkering, H., & Lindemann, O. (2015). Fifteen-Month-Old Infants Use Velocity to Predict Others’ Action Targets. frontiers in PSYCHOLOGY. [abstractpdf]

- 2014 -

Heil, L., van Pelt, S., Kwisthout, J., van Rooij, I., & Bekkering, H. (2014). Higher-level processes in the formation and application of associations during action understanding. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37(2), 202-203. [abstractpdf]

Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2014). What are you doing? How active and observational experience shape infants’ action understanding. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 369. [abstractpdf]

Krause, F. , Lindemann, O., Toni, I. & Bekkering, H. (2014). Different brains process numbers differently: structural bases of individual differences in spatial and non-spatial number representations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 768-776. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Janssen, D.J.C., de Bruijn, E.R.A., & Hunnius, S. (2014). Neural correlates of feedback processing in toddlers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1519-1520. [abstractpdf]

Ondobaka S., de Lange F.P., Wittmann M., Frith C.D., & Bekkering H. (2014). Interplay Between Conceptual Expectations and Movement Predictions Underlies Action Understanding. Cerebral cortex, in press. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., Dahlslätt, K. & Bekkering, H. (2014). Shared predictive decision-making mechanisms in action and language. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 29(4), 424-434. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., Brazil, I., Bekkering, H., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. (2014). Flexibility in embodied language processing: context-effects in lexical access. Topics in Cognitive Science, 6, 407-424. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H. & Bekkering, H. (2014). The scope and limits of action semantics: Reply to comments on ‘Action semantics: A unifying conceptual framework for the selective use of multimodal and modality-specific object knowledge’. Physics of Life Reviews, 11, 273-279. [pdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H. & Bekkering, H. (2014). Action semantics: A unifying conceptual framework for the selective use of multimodal and modality-specific object knowledge. Physics of Life Reviews, 11, 220-250. [abstractpdf]

Wiemers M., Bekkering H., & Lindemann O. (2014). Spatial interferences in mental arithmetic: evidence from the motion-arithmetic compatibility effect. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 1557-1570. [abstractpdf]

- 2013 -

Adank P., Rueschemeyer S.-A., & Bekkering, H. (2013). The role of accent imitation in sensorimotor integration during processing of intelligible speech. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 634. [abstractpdf]

Gerson, S., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2013). Playing for us: The influence of joint action on planning in three-year-olds. In (Eds), In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2380-2385). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [abstractpdf]

Kashima, Y., Bekkering, H., & Kashima, E. S. (2013). Communicative intentions can modulate the linguistic perception-action link. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 361-362. [abstractpdf]

Kostermans, E., Spijkerman, R., Engels, R. C. M. E., Bekkering, H., & de Bruijn, E. R. A. (2013). To cross or not to cross: Monitoring decisions based on everyday life experience in a simulated traffic task. Journal of Psychophysiology, 27, 113-123. [abstractpdf]

Krause, F., Bekkering, H., Lindemann, O. (2013). A Feeling for Numbers: Shared Metric for Symbolic and Tactile Numerosities. Frontiers in Cognitive Science, 4. [abstractpdf]

Müller, B. C., van Leeuwen, M. L., van Baaren, R. B., Bekkering H., & Dijksterhuis, A. (2013). Empathy is a beautiful thing: Empathy predicts imitation only for attractive others. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 54, 401-406. [abstractpdf]

Ondobaka, S., & Bekkering, H. (2013). Conceptual and perceptuo-motor action control and action recognition. Cortex, 49, 2966-2967. [pdf]

Ondobaka, S., Newman-Norlund, R., de Lange, F.P. & Bekkering, H. (2013). Action Recognition Depends on Observer’s Level of Action Control and Social Personality Traits. PLoS One, 8, e81392. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., & Bekkering, H. (2013). Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying social learning in infancy: Infants’ neural processing of the effects of others' actions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8, 774-779. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., & Bekkering, H. (2013). Examining functional mechanisms of imitative learning in infancy: Does teleological reasoning affect infants' imitation beyond motor resonance?. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116, 487-498. [abstractpdf]

Stolk, A., Hunnius, S., Bekkering, H., & Toni, I. (2013). Early social experience predicts referential communicative adjustments in five-year-old children. PLOS ONE, 8, e72667. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Bekkering, H., & Lindemann, O. (2013). Embodied grounding of memory: toward the effects of motor execution on memory consolidation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 2310-2328. [abstractpdf]

van Schaik, J.E., van Baaren, R., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2013). Evidence for nonconscious behavior-copying in young children. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1516-1521). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. . [abstractpdf]

- 2012 -

Bicho, E., Erlhagen, W., Sousa, E., Louro, L., Hipolito, N., Silva, E. C., Silva, R., Ferreira, F., Machado, T., Hulstijn, M., Maas, Y., de Bruijn, E., Cuijpers, R. H., Newman-Norlund, R., van Schie, H., Meulenbroek, R. G. J., & Bekkering, H. (2012). The Power of Prediction: Robots that Read Intentions. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vilamoura, Portugal. [pdf]

de Bruijn, Mars, R. B., Bekkering, H., & Coles, M. G. (2012). Your mistake is my mistake . . . or is it? Behavioural adjustments following own and observed actions in cooperative and competitive contexts. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 317-325. [abstractpdf]

Ondobaka, S., & Bekkering, H. (2012). Hierarchy of idea-guided action and perception-guided movement. Frontiers in Psychology, 27, 3:579. [abstractpdf]

Ondobaka, S., de Lange, F. P., Wiemers, M., Newman-Norlund, R. & Bekkering, H. (2012). Interplay Between Action and Movement Intentions During Social Interaction. Psychological Science, 23, 30-35. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., van Elk, M., & Bekkering, H. (2012). How learning to shake a rattle affects 8-month-old infants' perception of the rattle's sound: Electrophysiological evidence for action-effect binding in infancy. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 90-96. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., van Elk, M., & Bekkering, H. (2012). Acquiring functional object knowledge through motor imagery?. Experimental Brain Research, 218, 181-188. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., & Bekkering, H. (2012). A review of intentional and cognitive control in autism. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:436. [abstractpdf]

Stapel, J.C., Hunnius, S., & Bekkering, H. (2012). Online prediction of others' actions: the contribution of target object, action context, and movement kinematics. Psychological Research, 76, 434-445. [abstractpdf]

Uithol, S., van Rooij, I., Bekkering, H., & Haselager, W. F. G. (2012). Hierarchies in Action and Motor Control. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 1077-1086. [abstractpdf]

van Ackeren M.J., Casasanto, D., Bekkering, H., Hagoort, P., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. (2012). Pragmatics in action: indirect requests engage theory of mind areas and the cortical motor network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 2237-2247. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., van Dijk, M., Bekkering, H., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. (2012). Flexibility in embodied lexical-semantic representations. Human Brain Mapping, 33, 2322-2333. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., van Dongen, E. V., Bekkering, H., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. (2012). Context-dependent changes in functional connectivity of auditory cortices during the perception of object words. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(10), 2108-2119. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Viswanathan, S., van Schie, H. T., Bekkering, H., & Grafton, S. T. (2012). Pouring or chilling a bottle of wine: an fMRI study on the prospective planning of object-directed actions. Experimental Brain Research, 218, 189-200. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Bousardt, R., Bekkering, H., & van Schie, H. T. (2012). Using Goal- and Grip-Related Information for Understanding the Correctness of Other’s Actions: An ERP Study. PLOS ONE, 7, e36450. [abstractpdf]

- 2011 -

de Bruijn, E.R., Miedl, S.F., & Bekkering, H. (2011). How a co-actor's task affects monitoring of own errors: evidence from a social event-related potential study. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 397-404. [abstractpdf]

de Lange, F. P., & Bekkering, H. (2011). The extrastriate body area (EBA): One structure, multiple functions?. Cognitive Neuroscience, 2, 211-212. [abstractpdf]

Ebisch, S. J., Gallese, V., Willems, R., M., Mantini, D., Groen, W. B., Romani, G. L., Buitelaar, J. K., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Altered intrinsic functional connectivity of anterior and posterior insula regions in high-functioning participants with autism spectrum disorder. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 1013-1028. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O., Nuku, P., Rueschemeyer, S-R., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Grasping the other’s attention: The role of animacy in action cueing of joint attention. Vision Research, 51, 940-944. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Hunnius, S., van Elk, M., van Ede, F., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Joint action modulates motor system involvement during action observation in 3-year-olds. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 581-592. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Can 14- to 20-month-old children learn that a tool serves multiple purposes? A developmental study on children's action goal prediction. Vision Research, 51, 955-960. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., van Wijngaarden, C., Vrins, S., van Rooij, I., & Bekkering, H. (2011). The role of frequency information and teleological reasoning in infants' and adults' action prediction. Developmental Psychology, 47, 976-983. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., Vissers, M., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Bridging the gap between the other and me: The functional role of motor resonance and action effects in infants’ imitation. Developmental Science, 14, 901-910. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Hunnius, S., Vissers, M., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Imitation in infancy: Rational or motor resonance?. Child Development, 82, 1047-1057. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., van Dam, W., Hunnius, S., Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Action-effect binding by observational learning. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 1022-1028. [abstractpdf]

Stoit A. M. D., van Schie, H. T., Riem, M., Meulenbroek R. J. J., Newman-Norlund, R. D., Slaats-Willemse, D. I. E, Bekkering, H., & Buitelaar, J. K. (2011). Internal model deficits impair joint action in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 1526-1537. [abstractpdf]

Uithol, S., Haselager, W. F. G., & Bekkering, H. (2011). When do we stop calling them mirror neurons?. Proceedings of the 30th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, USA. [abstractpdf]

Uithol, S., van Rooij, I., Bekkering, H., & Haselager, W. F. G. (2011). What do mirror neurons mirror?. Philosophical Psychology, 24, 607-623. [abstractpdf]

Uithol, S., van Rooij, I., Bekkering, H., & Haselager, W. F. G. (2011). Understanding motor resonance. Social Neuroscience, 6, 388-397. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Paulus, M., Pfeiffer, C., van Schie, H., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Learning to use novel objects: A training study on the acquisition of novel action representations. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 1304-1314. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2011). Imitation of hand and tool actions is effector-independent. Experimental Brain Research, 214, 539-547. [abstractpdf]

- 2010 -

Adank P., Hagoort, P., & Bekkering, H. (2010). Imitation improves language comprehension. Psychological Science, 21, 1903-1909. [abstractpdf]

Crajé, C., van Elk, M., Beeren, M.E.G.V., van Schie, H.T., Steenbergen, B. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Compromised motor planning and motor imagery in right hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31(6), 1313-22. [abstractpdf]

Girardi, G., & Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2010). Context effects on the Processing of Action-Relevant Object Features. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance., 36, 330-340. [abstractpdf]

Hunnius, S. & Bekkering, H. (2010). The early development of object knowledge: A study on infants' visual anticipations during action observation. Developmental Psychology, 46, 446-454. [abstractpdf]

Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Paulus, M., & Hunnius, S. (2010). Joint action coordination in 2 1/2 - and 3-year-old children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4, 220. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund, R., Ondobaka, S., van Schie, H.T., van Elswijk, G. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Virtual lesions of the IFG abolish response facilitation for biological and non-biological cues. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 4. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund, R.D., van Schie, H. T., van Hoek, M. E. C., Cuijpers, R. H., & Bekkering, H. (2010). The role of inferior frontal and parietal areas in differentiating meaningful and meaningless object-directed actions. Brain Research, 1315, 63-74. [abstractpdf]

Nuku, P., & Bekkering, H. (2010). When one sees what the other hears: Crossmodal attentional modulation for gazed and non-gazed upon auditory targets. Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 135-143. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., Simon, S., Ringlever, L., Kalcik, D., Groen, W.B., Buitelaar, J.K., & Bekkering, H. (2010). Impaired task switching performance in children with dyslexia but not in children with autism. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(2), 401-416. [abstractpdf]

Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Lindemann, O., van Rooij, D., van Dam, W. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Effects of intentional motor actions on embodied language processing. Experimental Psychology, 57(4), 260-266. [abstractpdf]

Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Pfeiffer, C. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Body Schemantics: On the role of the body schema in embodied lexical representations. Neuropsychologia, 48(3), 774-781. [abstractpdf]

Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Rooij, D. v., Lindemann, O., Willems, R., & Bekkering, H. (2010). The Function of Words: Distinct neural correlates for words denoting differently manipulable objects. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22, 8, 1844-1851. [abstractpdf]

Stapel, J.C., Hunnius, S., van Elk, M., & Bekkering, H. (2010). Motor activation during observation of unusual versus ordinary actions in infancy. Social Neuroscience, 5, 451-460. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., Rueschemeyer, S-A., Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2010). Context effects in embodied lexical-semantic processing. Frontiers in Cognition. [abstractpdf]

van Dam, W. O., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., & Bekkering, H. (2010). How specifically are action verbs represented in the neural motor system: an fMRI study. Neuroimage, 53, 1318-1325. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Crajé, C., Beeren, M.E.G.V., Steenbergen, B. van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Neural evidence for impaired action selection in right hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Brain Research, 1349, 56-67. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Crajé, C., Beeren, M.E.G.V., Steenbergen, B., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Neural evidence for compromised motor imagery in right hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Frontiers in Neurology, 1. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., Slors, M. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Embodied language understanding requires an enactivist paradigm of cognition. Frontiers in Cognition, 1. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Neural and temporal dynamics underlying visual selection for action. Journal of Neurophysiology, 104(2), 972-83. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). The N400-concreteness effect reflects the retrieval of semantic information during the preparation of meaningful actions. Biological Psychology, 85(1), 134-42. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). From left to right: Processing acronyms referring to names of political parties activates spatial associations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(11), 22202-19. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Dorsal stream areas process action semantics. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(1), 70. [abstract]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T., van den Heuvel, R. & Bekkering, H. (2010). Semantics in the motor system: Motor-cortical beta oscillations reflect semantic knowledge of end-postures for object use. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4(8), 1-12. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T., Zwaan, R. & Bekkering, H. (2010). The functional role of motor activation in language processing: Motor cortical oscillations support lexical-semantic retrieval. Neuroimage, 50(2), 665-677. [abstractpdf]

- 2009 -

Bekkering, H., de Bruijn, E.R., Cuijpers, R. H., Newman-Norlund, R., van Schie, H.T., & Meulenbroek, R. (2009). Joint action: neurocognitive mechanisms supporting human interaction. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1, 340-352. [abstractpdf]

Hunnius, S., Bekkering, H., & Cillessen, A.H.N. (2009). The association between intention understanding and peer cooperation in toddlers. European Journal of Developmental Science, 3, 368-388. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O. & Bekkering, H. (2009). Object Manipulation and Motion Perception: Evidence of an Influence of Action Planning on Visual Processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35 (4), 1062-1071. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O., Rueschemeyer, S.-A., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Symbols in Numbers: From Numerals to Magnitude Information. Commentary. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 32(3-4), 341-342. [abstractpdf]

Majdandzic, J., Bekkering, H., van Schie, H.T., & Toni, I. (2009). Movement-specific repetition suppression in ventral and dorsal premotor cortex during action observation. Cerebral Cortex, 19, 2736-2745. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund R.D., Ganesh, S., van Schie, H.T., de Bruijn E.,R., & Bekkering H. (2009). Self-identification and empathy modulate error-related brain activity during the observation of penalty shots between friend and foe. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 4, 10-22. [abstractpdf]

Paulus, M., Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Motor simulation in verbal knowledge acquisition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62 (12), 2298-2305. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Generic cognitive adaptations to task interference in task switching. Acta Psychologica, 132(3), 279-285. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., Koch, I., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Dissociating restart cost and mixing cost in task switching. Psychological Research, 73(3), 407-416. [abstractpdf]

Poljac, E., van Schie, H. T., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Understanding the flexibility of action-perception coupling. Psychological Research, 73(4), 578-586. [abstractpdf]

Rueschemeyer, S.-A., Lindemann, O., van Elk, M. & Bekkering, H. (2009). Embodied cognition: The interplay between automatic resonance and selection-for-action mechanisms. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1180-1187. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering (2009). Action Semantic Knowledge About Objects Is Supported by Functional Motor Activation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(4), 1118-1128. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Short-term action intentions overrule long-term conceptual knowledge. Cognition, 111(1), 72-83. [abstractpdf]

van Leeuwen, M. L., van Baaren, R. B., Martin, D., Dijksterhuis, A., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Executive functioning and imitation: Increasing working memory load facilitates behavioural imitation . Neuropsychologia, 47, 3265-3270. [abstractpdf]

- 2008 -

de Bruijn, E.R., Miedl, S.F., & Bekkering, H. (2008). Fast responders have blinders on: ERP correlates of response inhibition in competition. Cortex, 44, 580-6. [abstractpdf]

de Lange, F.P., Spronk, M., Willems, R.M., Toni, I., & Bekkering, H. (2008). Complementary systems for understanding action intentions. Current Biology, 18(6), 454-7. [abstractpdf]

Koelewijn, T., van Schie, H.T., Bekkering, H., Oostenveld, R., & Jensen, O. (2008). Motor-cortical beta oscillations are modulated by correctness of observed action. Neuroimage, 40(2), 767-75. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O., Abolafia, J. M., Pratt, J., & Bekkering, H. (2008). Coding Strategies in Number Space: Memory Requirements Influence Spatial-Numerical Associations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61 (4), 515-524. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund, R.D., Bosga, J., Meulenbroek, R.G., Bekkering, H. (2008). Anatomical substrates of cooperative joint-action in a continuous motor task: virtual lifting and balancing. Neuroimage, 41(1), 169-77. [abstractpdf]

Nuku, P., & Bekkering, H. (2008). Joint attention: Inferring what others perceive (and don't perceive). Consciousness and Cognition, 17 (1), 339-349. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2008). Semantics in Action: An electrophysiological study on the use of semantic knowledge for action. Journal of Physiology-Paris, 102, 95-100. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T. & Bekkering, H. (2008). Conceptual knowledge for understanding other's acitons is organized primarily around action goals. Experimental Brain Research. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H.T., Hunnius, S., Vesper, C. & Bekkering, H. (2008). You’ll never crawl alone: Neurophysiological evidence for experience-dependent motor resonance in infancy. Neuroimage, 43, 808-814. [abstractpdf]

van Rooij, I., Haselager, W., & Bekkering, H. (2008). Goals are not implied by actions, but inferred from actions and contexts. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 38-39. [abstractpdf]

van Schie, H.T., Koelewijn, T., Jensen, O., Oostenveld, R., Maris, E. & Bekkering, H. (2008). Evidence for fast, low-level motor resonance to action observation: An MEG study. Social Neuroscience, 3(3), 213-228. [abstractpdf]

van Schie, H.T., van Waterschoot, B. M. & Bekkering, H. (2008). Understanding action beyond imitation: reversed compatibility effects of action observation in imitation and joint action. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 34, 1493-1500. [abstractpdf]

Verrel, J., Bekkering, H., & Steenbergen, B. (2008). Eye-hand coordination during manual object transport with the affected and less affected hand in adolescents with hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Experimental Brain Research, 187(1), 107-16. [abstractpdf]

- 2007 -

Chum, M., Bekkering, H., Dodd, M. D., & Pratt, J. (2007). Motor and visual codes interact to facilitate visuospatial memory performance. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 1189-1193. [abstractpdf]

Grol, M.J., Majdandzić, J., Stephan, K.E., Verhagen, L., Dijkerman, H.C., Bekkering, H., Verstraten, F.A., & Toni, I. (2007). Parieto-frontal connectivity during visually guided grasping. Journal of Neuroscience, 31;27(44), 11877-87. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O., Abolafia, J. M., Girardi, G., & Bekkering, H. (2007). Getting a Grip on Numbers: Numerical Magnitude Priming in Object Grasping. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33 (6), 1400-1409. [abstractpdf]

Majdandzic, J., Grol, M.J., van Schie, H.T., Verhagen, L., Toni, I., & Bekkering, H. (2007). The role of immediate and final goals in action planning: an fMRI study. Neuroimage, 15;37(2), 589-98. [abstractpdf]

Mutsaarts, M., Steenbergen, B., & Bekkering, H. (2007). Impaired motor imagery in right hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Neuropsychologia, 2, 853-539. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund R.D., van Schie, H.T., van Zuijlen, A.M., & Bekkering H. (2007). The mirror neuron system is more active during complementary compared with imitative action. Nature Neuroscience, 10(7), 817-818. [abstractpdf]

Newman-Norlund, R.D., Noordzij, M.L., Meulenbroek, R.G.J, & Bekkering, H. (2007). Exploring the brain basis of joint action: Co-ordination of actions, goals and intentions. Social Neuroscience, 2 (1), 48-65. [abstractpdf]

van Elk, M., van Schie, H., Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2007). Using conceptual knowledge in action and language. In P. Haggard, Y. Rossetti & M. Kawato (Eds), Attention and Performance XXII: Sensorimotor Foundation of Higher Cognition (pp. 575-599). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [abstractpdf]

van Schie, H.T., & Bekkering, H., (2007). Neural mechanisms underlying immediate and final action goals in object use reflected by slow wave brain potentials. Brain Research, 1148, 183-197. [abstractpdf]

- 2006 -

Cuijpers, RH., van Schie, HT., Koppen, M., Erlhagen, W., Bekkering, H. (2006). Goals and means in action observation: a computational approach. Neural Networks, 19(3), 311-322. [abstractpdf]

Erlhagen, W., Mukovskiy, A., Bicho, E., Panin, G., Kiss, C., Knoll, A., Schie, H.T. van, & Bekkering, H. (2006). Goal-directed imitation for robots: A bio-inspired approach to action understanding and skill learning. Robotics and Automation Systems : international journal, 54(5), 353-360. [abstractpdf]

Hannus, A., van den Berg, R., Bekkering, H., Roerdink, J.B., & Cornelissen, F.W. (2006). Visual search near threshold: Some features are more equal than others. Journal of Vision, 26(4), 523-540. [abstractpdf]

Lindemann, O., Stenneken, P., van Schie, H., & Bekkering, H. (2006). Semantic Activation in Action Planning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32(3), 633-643. [abstractpdf]

Mutsaarts, M., Steenbergen, B., Bekkering, H. (2006). Anticipatory planning deficits and task context effects in hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Experimental Brain Research, 172(2), 151-162. [abstractpdf]

Sebanz, N., Bekkering, H., & Knoblich G. (2006). Joint action: bodies and minds moving together. Trends in Cognitive Science, 10(2), 70-76. [abstractpdf]

van Schie, HT., Toni I., Bekkering, H. (2006). Comparable mechanisms for action and language: neural systems behind intentions, goals, and means. Cortex, 42(4), 495-498. [abstractpdf]

- 2005 -

Hannus, A., Cornelissen, F. W., Lindemann, O., & Bekkering, H. (2005). Selection-for-action in visual search. Acta Psychologica, 118, 171-191. [abstractpdf]

Hannus, A., Neggers, S.F.W., Cornelissen, F.W. & Bekkering, H. (2005). Selective attention for action: New evidence from visual search studies. In G. Humphreys & J. Riddoch (Eds), Attention in action: advances from cognitive neuroscience (pp. 131-149). Psychology Press. [abstractpdf]

Mutsaarts, M., Steenbergen, B. & Bekkering, H (2005). Anticipatory planning of movement sequences in hemiparetic cerebral palsy. Motor Control, 9(4), 439-458. [abstractpdf]

- 2004 -

Bekkering, H., & Pratt, J. (2004). Object-based processes in the planning of goal-directed hand movements. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section A. Human Psychology, 57(8), 1345-1368. [abstractpdf]

Schie, van, H.T., Mars, R.B., Coles, M.G.H., & Bekkering, H. (2004). Modulation of activity in medial frontal and motor cortices during error observation. Nature Neuroscience, 7, 549-554. [abstractpdf]

- 2003 -

Romero, D.H., Van Gemmert, A.W., Adler, C.H., Bekkering, H., & Stelmach, G.E. (2003). Altered aiming movements in Parkinson patients and elderly adults as a function of delays in movement onset. Experimental Brain Research, 151, 249-261. [abstractpdf]

Romero, D.H., Van Gemmert, A.W., Adler, C.H., Bekkering, H., & Stelmach, G.E. (2003). Time delays prior to movement alter the drawing kinematics of elderly adults. kinematics of elderly adults. Human Movement Science, 22, 207-220. [abstractpdf]

Rumiati, R.I., & Bekkering, H. (2003). To imitate or not to imitate? How the brain can do it, that is the question!. Brain and Cognition, 53, 479-482. [abstractpdf]

Wohlschläger, A., Gattis, M., & Bekkering, H. (2003). Action generation and action perception in imitation: an instance of the ideomotor principle. Philosophical Transitions of the Royal Society of London: B Biological Science, 358, 501-515. [abstractpdf]

- 2002 -

Bekkering, H. (2002). Imitation: Common mechanisms in the observation and execution of finger and mouth movements. In Meltzoff, & W. Prinz (Eds), The imitative mind: Development, evolution and brain bases (pp. 163-182). Cambridge University Press. [pdf]

Bekkering, H. & Wohlschläger, A. (2002). Action Perception and Imitation: A Tutorial. In A. Meltzoff, & W. Prinz (Eds), The imitative mind: Development, evolution and brain bases. (pp. 183-205). Cambridge University Press. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., & Neggers, S.F.W. (2002). Visual search is modulated by action intentions. Psychological Science, 13, 370-404. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., & Neggers, S.F.W. (2002). Neural control of movement synergy. Human Movement Science, 21, 313-316. [pdf]

Bekkering, H., & Prinz, W. (2002). Goal representations in imitative actions. In K. Dautenhahn & C. Nehaniv (Eds), Imitation in Animals and Artifacts (pp. 555-573). MIT Press. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., & Sailer, U. (2002). Commentary: Coordination of eye and hand in time and space. Progress in Brain Research, 140, 365-373. [abstract]

Gattis, M., Bekkering, H., & Wohlschläger, A (2002). Goal-directed imitation. In A. Meltzoff, & W. Prinz (Eds), The imitative mind: Development, evolution and brain bases (pp. 183-205). Cambridge University Press. [pdf]

Gergely, G., Bekkering, H., & Király, I. (2002). Developmental psychology: Rational imitation in preverbal infants. Nature, 415, 755. [abstractpdf]

Koski, L. Wohlschläger, A, Bekkering, H., Woods, R.P., Dubeau, M-C, Mazziotta, J.C., & Iacoboni, M. (2002). Modulation of motor and premotor activity during imitation of Target-directed actions. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 847-855. [abstractpdf]

Neggers, S.F.W., & Bekkering, H. (2002). Coordinated control of eye and hand movements in dynamic reaching. Human Movement Science, 21, 349-376. [abstractpdf]

Wohlschläger, A & Bekkering, H. (2002). The role of objects in imitation. In Stamenov, M.I., & Gallese, V. (Eds), Mirror neurons and the evolution of brain and languages (pp. 101-115). John Benjamins Publishing Company. [pdf]

Wohlschläger, A., & Bekkering, H. (2002). Is human imitation based on a mirror-neuron system? Some behavioural evidence. Experimental Brain Research, 143, 335-341. [abstractpdf]

- 2001 -

Bekkering, H., Neggers, S.F. W., Walker, R., Gleissner, B., Dittrich, W.H., & Kennard, C (2001). The preparation and execution of saccadic eye and goal-directed hand movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Neuropsychologia, 39, 173-183. [abstractpdf]

Brass, M., Bekkering, H. & Prinz, W. (2001). Movement observation affects movement execution in a simple response task. Acta Psychologica, 106, 3-22. [abstractpdf]

Iacoboni, M., Koski, L.M, Brass, M., Bekkering, H., Woods, R.P., Dubeau, M.C., Mazziotta, J.C., & Rizzolatti, G. (2001). Reafferent copies of imitated actions in the right superior temporal cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of Northern America, 98, 13995-13999. [abstractpdf]

Kerzel, D., Hommel, B., & Bekkering, H. (2001). A Simon effect induced by induced motion and location: Evidence for a direct linkage of cognitive and motor maps. Perception & Psychophysics, 63(5), 862-874. [abstractpdf]

Neggers, S.F.W., & Bekkering ,H. (2001). Gaze anchoring to a pointing target is present during the entire pointing movement and is driven by a target is present during the entire pointing movement and is driven by a non-visual signal. Journal of Neurophysiology, 86, 961-970. [abstractpdf]

- 2000 -

Bekkering, H., Wohlschläger, A., & Gattis, M (2000). Imitation of gestures in children is goal-directed. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53A, 153-164. [abstractpdf]

Brass, M., Bekkering, H., Wohlschläger, A., & Prinz, W (2000). Compatibility between observed and executed finger movements: Comparing symbolic, spatial and imitative cues. Brain & Cognition, 44, 124-143. [abstractpdf]

Gleissner, B., Meltzoff, A.M. & Bekkering, H. (2000). Children’s coding of human action: Cognitive factors influencing imitation in 3-year-olds. Developmental Science, 3, 405-414. [abstractpdf]

Kerzel, D., & Bekkering, H (2000). Motor activation from visible speech: Evidence from stimulus-response compatibility. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 634-647. [abstractpdf]

Kerzel, D., Bekkering, H., Wohlschläger, A., & Prinz, W. (2000). Launching the effect: Representations of causal movements are influenced by what they lead to. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology Section A: Human Experimental Psychology, 53, 1163-1185. [abstractpdf]

Neggers, S.F.W., & Bekkering, H (2000). Ocular gaze is anchored to the target of an ongoing pointing movement. Journal of Neurophysiology, 83, 639-651. [abstractpdf]

Pratt, J., Bekkering, H & Leung, M. (2000). Estimating the components of the gap effect. Experimental Brain Research, 130, 258-263. [abstractpdf]

Smeets, J.B.J., & Bekkering, H. (2000). Prediction of saccadic amplitude during smooth pursuit eye movements. Human Movement Science, 19, 275-295. [abstractpdf]

- 1999 -

Iacoboni, M, Woods, R.P., Brass, M., Bekkering, H., Mazziotta, J.C., & Rizzolatti, G. (1999). Cortical mechanisms of human imitation. Science, 2526-2528. [abstractpdf]

Neggers, S.F.W., & Bekkering, H. (1999). The integration of visual and somatosensory target information in coordinated eye and arm movements. Experimental Brain Research, 125, 97-107. [abstractpdf]

Pratt, J., Bekkering, H., Abrams, R.A., & Adam, J.J. (1999). The Gap effect for spatially oriented responses. Acta Psychologica, 102, 1-12. [abstractpdf]

- 1998 -

Gattis, M., Bekkering, H., & Wohlschläger, A. (1998). When actions are carved at the joints. Behavioral Brain Science, 21, 691-692. [abstractpdf]

- 1996 -

Bekkering, H., Heck, D., & Sultan, F. (1996). What has to be learned in motor learning?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 436-437. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., Pratt, J., & Abrams, R.A (1996). The gap effect for eye and hand movements. Perception & Psychophysics, 58, 628-635. [abstractpdf]

Sultan, F., Heck, D., & Bekkering, H. (1996). How to link the specificity of cerebellar anatomy to motor learning?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 474. [abstractpdf]

- 1995 -

Adam, J.J., Paas, G.W., Eyssen, C.J.M., Slingerland, H., Bekkering, H., & Drost, M.R. (1995). The control of two-element, reciprocal aiming movements: Evidence for chunking. Human Movement Science, 14, 1-11. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., Abrams, R.A., & Pratt, J. (1995). Transfer of saccadic adaptation to the manual motor system. Human Movement Sciences, 14, 155-164. [abstractpdf]

Bekkering, H., Adam, J.J., Van den Aarssen, A., Kingma, H., & Whiting, H.T.A. (1995). Interference between the initiation of saccadic eye and goal-directed hand movements. Experimental Brain Research, 106, 475-484. [abstractpdf]

Bles, W., Jelmorini, M., Bekkering, H., & De Graaf, B. (1995). Arthrokinetic information affects linear self-motion perception. Journal of Vestibular Research, 5, 109-116. [abstract]

- 1994 -

Bekkering, H., Adam, J.J., Kingma, H., Huson, A., & Whiting, H.T.A. (1994). Reaction time latencies of eye and hand movements in single- and dual-task conditions. Experimental Brain Research, 97, 471-476. [abstractpdf]

- 1993 -

Adam, J.J., Van der Bruggen, D.P.W., & Bekkering, H. (1993). The control of discrete and reciprocal target-aiming responses: Evidence for the exploitation of mechanics. Human Movement Science, 12, 353-364. [abstractpdf]

- 1992 -

De Graaf, B., Bekkering, H., Erasmus, C., & Bles, W. (1992). Influence of visual, vestibular, cervical, and somatosensory tilt information on ocular rotation and perception of the horizontal. Journal of Vestibular Research, 2, 15-30. [abstract]

Wertheim, A.H., & Bekkering, H. (1992). Motion thresholds of briefly visible stimuli increase asymmetrically with age. Vision Research, 32(12), 2379-2384. [abstractpdf]


Curriculum Vitae

A CV of Prof. Dr. Harold Bekkering can be downloaded here.