Photography of Jakob Hohwy

Jakob Hohwy

Jakob Hohwy is professor of philosophy and associate dean at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. His research centers on cognitive science, neuropsychiatry, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of neuroscience.

PPP Contributions

Jakob Hohwy also contributed to Open MIND:


  • Bayne, T., Hohwy, J., Owen, A. (2016). Are there levels of consciousness? Trends in Cognitive Sciences 20(6): 405-413.

  • Hohwy, J. 2016. The self-evidencing brain. Noûs 50(2): 259–285

  • Hohwy, J. 2015. The neural organ explains the mind. Open MIND. Metzinger, T., and Windt, J. (eds.).

  • Hohwy, J. 2013. The Predictive Mind, Oxford University Press.

  • Hohwy, J. 2012. Attention and conscious perception in the hypothesis testing brain. Frontiers in Psychology, 3(1), 1-14.

  • Hohwy, J., & Paton, B. (2010). Explaining away the body: Experiences of supernaturally caused touch and touch on non-hand objects within the rubber hand illusion. PLoS ONE, 5(2), 1-10.

  • Hohwy, J., Roepstorff, A., & Friston, K. (2008). Predictive coding explains binocular rivalry: An epistemological review. Cognition, 108(3), 687-701.

  • Hohwy, J., & Frith, C. (2004). Can neuroscience explain consciousness? Journal of Consciousness Studies, 11(7-8), 180-198.