In Consciousness we Trust
The Cognitive Neuroscience of Subjective Experience
Hakwan Lau, Team Leader, Laboratory for Consciousness, Center for Brain Science, Riken Institute
Hakwan Lau is Team Leader in the Laboratory for Consciousness, Center of Brain Science, Riken Institute near Tokyo. He was born and raised in Hong Kong, where he studied philosophy and cognitive science. Upon graduation, a Rhodes Scholarship enabled him to obtain his doctoral degree from Oxford University. Between 2017-20 he held a position at the University of Hong Kong, his alma mater. He has also been an associate professor at Columbia University in the City of New York, a postdoctoral fellow at the Wellcome Centre of Neuroimaging in London, and, most recently, a fully tenured Professor at UCLA.