Mateusz Hohol – Centrum Kopernika Badań Interdyscyplinarnych UJ

Mateusz Hohol

Associate Professor at the Jagiellonian University, Dr. habil. in psychology, Ph.D. in philosophy. Mateusz is affiliated within the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, JU and is head of the Mathematical Cognition and Learning Lab, JU. His research focuses mainly on the cognitive science/psychology of mathematics, i.e., cognitive processing of numbers and geometric structures, as well as conceptual and methodological issues in cognitive (neuro)science.

more information

He published three books, including “Foundations of geometric cognition” (Routledge, 2020), and several papers in journals such as Psychological Research, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Animal Cognition, PeerJ, Frontiers in Psychology, Foundations of Science, Theory & Psychology, Journal of Computational Neuroscience, Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, Synthese, Scientific Reports. He co-edited five books, e.g., “The concept of explanation” (CCPress, 2017), and special issues of Theory & Psychology (2019) and Synthese (2020). Mateusz is a member of European Society for Cognitive Psychology (ESCOP), Mathematical Cognition and Learning Society (MCLS), Commission for Philosophy of Sciences of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Polish Society for Cognitive Science. He received a number of awards and scholarships, including the “Start” Scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science, the Scientific Prize of “Polityka” (one of the most read Polish weeklies), and Scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young scientists. Full list of publications is available at

current grants

Cognitive artifacts on various time scales: An integrative approach (PI, National Science Centre, Poland, Opus 22, 2021/43/B/HS1/02868, 2022–2025)

Founding grant for Mathematical Cognition and Learning Lab (PI, Flagship Project within Excellence Initiative–Jagiellonian University, 2022-2026)

contact & external resources

office/correspondence: Kopernika St 27 (room 26), 31-501 Kraków, Poland (Google Maps)

e-mail: mateusz.hohol<at>

the Lab:

personal website:

Google Scholar profile

ResearchGate profile

ORCID: 0000-0003-0422-5488

Selected publications

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