Professor Jakob Hohwy

Professor of Philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne
Professor Jakob Hohwy
Jakob Hohwy is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He studied in Aarhus, Denmark, obtained his masters from St. Andrews, Scotland, and his PhD from the Australian National University. Jakob has established the Cognition and Philosophy Lab at Monash University, which conducts empirical experiments and theoretical explorations in philosophy of neuroscience. His approach is highly interdisciplinary, and he collaborates with neuroscientists, psychologists, and psychiatrists on topics such as the neural correlates of consciousness, bistable perception, multisensory integration in autism, and bodily self-awareness. He is the author of The Predictive Mind (OUP, 2013), which seeks to unify many aspects of cognition, perception and consciousness under the notion of prediction error minimization. Jakob is deputy editor of the new journal Neuroscience of Consciousness, published by OUP.