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Jennifer M. Windt

Jennifer M. Windt is currently a lecturer in philosophy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. From 2009-2015, she was an assistant lecturer and researcher in philosophy at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. During this period, she was also group manager of the MIND Group and organized the group’s biannual meetings. Her research centers on dreaming, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of mind, self-consciousness, and sleep.

OM Contributions


  • Windt, J. M. (2015): Dreaming. A conceptual framework for philosophy of mind and empirical research. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

  • Windt, J. M., Harkness, D. L., & Lenggenhager, B. (2014): Tickle me, I think I might be dreaming! Sensory attenuation, self-other distinction, and predictive processing in lucid dreams. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(1), 1-11.

  • Windt, J. M. (2013): Reporting dream experience: Why (not) to be skeptical about dream reports. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7(1), 1-15.

  • Windt, J. M., & Noreika, V. (2011): How to integrate dreaming into a general theory of consciousness—A critical review of existing positions and suggestions for future research. Consciousness and Cognition, 20(4), 1091–1107.

  • Windt, J. M. (2010): The immersive spatiotemporal hallucination model of dreaming. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9(1), 295-316.

Online Resources

  • Frontiers
  • Google Scholar
  • Stanford Encyclopedia
  • Windt, Jennifer M., "Dreams and Dreaming", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2015 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = .