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Doctoral Researcher

M. Sc. Katharina Köster

Phone +49-221-470-1187
Fax +49-221-470-7200

E-mailkatharina.koester(at)uni-koeln.de
AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Room 3.A01
Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Self-control and ego depletion • Humor • Social comparison • Prosocial behavior • Empathy • Behavioral mimicry

Academic distinctions

  • Junior Researcher Award You are funny. I like you! On the diagnosticity of sharing the same humor (together with Matthew Baldwin), granted by the DFG Research Unit Relativity in Social Cognition, 2016
  • Cologne-Nijmegen Social Cognition Research Grant Take it with humor! Exploring the self-protective function of self-enhancing humor following self-control failure (together with Rob Holland), 2016
  • Graduate Student Travel Award for 2017 SPSP Annual Convention, The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2017

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