Lukas Koning was born September 4, 1978, at Burgervlotbrug, The Netherlands.
Lukas Koning graduated in (social) psychology at Leiden University in 2004. He wrote his master thesis on the influence of social motives on coalition formation. His thesis research focused on the question whether groups exclude others more readily than individuals.
After graduating, Lukas started as a PhD candidate at Leiden University in 2005. His dissertation focused on the use of deception in bargaining. Ih his dissertation, an instrumental approach to deception is forwarded to explain when and why bargainers use deception. The results showed that the use of deception is determined by both the goals bargainers pursue and the means they have available to reach these goals.
Lukas' current research focuses on the interpersonal effects of emotions. Building on the EASI framework by Gerben van Kleef, his current research shows that emotions have a significant impact on others around us.
Residence: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Profession: Postdoctoral Researcher
Languages spoken: Dutch, English and a little French
University of Amsterdam
Department of Social Psychology
1018 WB Amsterdam