Professor Jakob Hohwy   
Former Member, SEACO Board

Professor Jakob Hohwy is currently Associate Dean of Research in Philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His research centers on cognitive science, neuropsychiatry, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of neuroscience.

He is also the Deputy Editor of the new open access journal Neuroscience of Consciousness (Oxford University Press).

In his Cognition & Philosophy lab in the philosophy department,  Professor Jakob Hohwy conducts experiments on the nature of perception and cognition. He collaborates with a number of neuroscientists and psychologists from Monash University and around the world. He works on general theories about brain function, which suggests the brain is primarily a sophisticated hypothesis tester.