Lukas Gierth

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Lukas Gierth

Consulting hours:
By appointment


University of Muenster
Department of Psychology
Fliednerstr. 21
48149 Münster
Room 131

Phone: (0251) 8331347



  • since 12.2016: PhD project in the research training group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World" (website)
  • 10.2010 - 10.2016: Diploma in Psychology at the University of Greifswald (website)
  • 01.2015 - 06.2015: Semester abroad at the Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley (website)


  • since 12.2016: Researcher at the Educational Psychology Lab of Professor Rainer Bromme, University of Münster
  • 04.2013 - 09.2014: Research assistant at the Cognitive Psychology Lab of Professor Georg Jahn, University of Greifswald

Research Interests

  • Trust in Science Online
  • Motivated Reasoning
  • Reception of Source Information
  • Scientific Reasoning & Argumentation

Publications and Presentations

  • Gierth, L. & Bromme, R. (Juni, 2017). Motivated Reasoning Could be Reasonable: Warranted Vigilance when Evaluating Dubious Scientific Claims. Poster presented at the research workshop of the Israel Science Foundation "Public Engagement with Science Online". Technion, Haifa, Israel.