Reinhard Werth’s research focuses on reading disorders (dyslexia), restoration of visual functions after brain damage, neurobiological foundations of consciousness, freedom of will, scientific theoretical foundations of psychology.

Anthropological studies and comparative cultural studies on perception of space and time in the Algerian Sahara (Tuareg), Persia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Namibia (San, Himba), Tanzania (Haza, Datoga, Massai), Botswana (San), Brazil (Amazonas), Cuba, USA (Hopi, Navajo).