Professor Jakob Hohwy is Head of the Department of Philosophy at Monash University. He conducts interdisciplinary research on consciousness science. He is Deputy editor of the journal Neuroscience of Consciousness and author of The Predictive Mind. Jakob will be the Director of the newly established Monash Centre for Consciousness & Contemplative Studies.
Jakob leads the Cognition & Philosophy Lab, which explores questions of consciousness, rationality, self and mind. The Lab conducts experiments and theoretical research that blends the boundaries between philosophy and other disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, psychiatry and engineering.