About PrejudiceLab

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.

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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!

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New article published in Sex Roles

Agnieszka Golec de Zavala and Kinga Bierwiaczonek published an article Three types of collective narcissism: Male, religious and national predict sexism in Sex Roles. Congratulations!

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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Latest posts

Read our last posts! Stay tuned for the updates on work of our team!

Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

"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...

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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

News

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...

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Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

Theory, Methods, News

Longitudinal data show how liberal voters became allienated during the pandemic in Poland

On how the liberal electorate got alienated during the COVID-19 pandemic in Poland.

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Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

Theory, News

Sexism in times of pandemic

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, another tendency seems to spread like contagion—populist leaders mobilising to use the existing emergency to...

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Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

On how national collective narcissism features in right-wing populism

The present wave of populism has reorganized the political map of the world. Populist parties have become significant political players in many Wester...

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Dorottya Lantos

Theory, News

Understanding populism: Collective narcissism and the collapse of democracy in Hungary

I recently had the pleasure to co-write a book chapter with Professor Joseph P. Forgas (University of New South Wales). In the chapter titled Understa...

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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

Theory, News

Reactions to the reminders of the past transgressions of the in-group depend on beliefs about the in-group

By publishing his accounts of Polish crimes against Polish Jews during the Second World War, Jan Thomas Gross started a difficult discussion over the ...

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Debra Helmer

News

Student visited PrejudiceLab in London

We had the pleasure of hosting Sarah, a 6th form student from Lycée Français Charles De Gaulle De Londres School in London, for several days of job sh...

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Mahmut Murat Ardag

Theory, Methods, News

3-item version of Collective Narcissism Scale

We aimed at shortening the scale from five to three items by conducting IRT analyses on Polish, German and Turkish sample.

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Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

News

Dr Golec de Zavala at Society for Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) annual conference in Toronto

I will give a talk Collective narcissism: Political consequences of investing self-esteem in the in-group image during annual conference of Society fo...

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