We are an interdisciplinary research team of social psychologists, neuropsychologists and psychophysiologists. We work on topics related to collective narcissism, prejudice and intergroup conflicts, as well as other issues associated with intergroup relations. Our mission is to apply psychological insights to real-world problems, such as intergroup conflicts, intergroup exclusion or political radicalization.See all
New article published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Our recent article Low self-esteem predicts out-group derogation via collective narcissism, but this relationship is obscured by in-group satisfaction is finally available online!Read the article
Dr Golec de Zavala gave a talk at University of Cambridge
Dr Agnieszka Golec de Zavala gave a talk Collective narcissism: Self-esteem invested in the in-group image or social identity organized around frustrated self-importance at University of Cambridge. The talk was based on our recent article published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.Read the article
New article published in Social Psychological and Personality Science
Research conducted by Chris Federico, Agnieszka Golec de Zavala and Tomasz Baran on associations between collective narcissism, in-group satisfaction and solidarity during COVID-19 was just published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.Read the article
Karolina Dyduch-Hazar was nominated for Fullbright Junior Research Award 2020/2021
Our PhD Student Karolina Dyduch-Hazar received a nomination to the prestigious Fullbright Junior Research Award 2020/2021 for visiting Social Psychology and Neuroscience Lab at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Congratulations!
Dr Agnieszka Golec de Zavala
Head of PrejudiceLab
Reader, Goldsmith, University of London, United Kingdom; University Professor, University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Poznan, Poland; Visiting Professor, ISCTE-CIS, Lisbon, Portugal.
Mindful gratitude meditation as an intervention to address collective narcissists hostility in the face of intergroup exclusion
This project examines whether mindful gratitude meditation - the practice of grateful appreciation of the present moment – reduces aggression among people who use aggression to retaliate to exclusion in intergroup relations i.e. collective narcissists.More about the project
Read our last posts! Stay tuned for the updates on work of our team!
COViD-19 pandemic emerged in March 2020 in Poland with 2 (or 3) week full lockdown. No one knew how long it was going to last, however taken from the ...Read more
Since rioters stormed the Capitol on January, 6th, 2021, to challenge the certification of Electoral College votes, President Donald Trump has come un...Read more
"Nigdy nie będziesz szła sama": Dlaczego protesty wobec zaostrzenia bezprawia antyaborcyjnego w Polsce są początkiem nieodwracalnej zmiany
Zmiana światopoglądowa, która się wyraziła na polskich ulicach w drugiej połowie października 2020, dookreśliła się na zasadzie kontrastu ze zmianą ku...Read more
PrejudiceLab at the 43rd Annual Scientific (Online) Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP)
My panel brings together recent research on the consequences of collective narcissism such as nationalism, support for green-washing campaigns, and ho...Read more