Low self-esteem predicts outgroup derogation indir...

In a recent paper we revisited the proposition that low self-esteem motivates group members to derogate out-groups. Several theoretical accounts pred...

ISPP 2019: The sources of and remedies to intergro...

Previous research showed that collective narcissism is related to a hypersensitivity to not only real, but also merely perceived threat coming from ot...

ISPP 2019: Beliefs about own group, hedonistic fun...

Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction are alternative beliefs people may hold about social identities they share (Golec de Zavala, Dyduch-Ha...

Why is collective narcissism so robustly associate...

Conspiracy theories are explanatory beliefs positing that a group of people plots in secret against one and one’s ingroup (van Prooijen & van Lange, 2...

Research Methods Challenges: fMRI

As described in my previous post, I recently had the once in a lifetime opportunity to visit the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sc...

Collective narcissists and ingroup satisfiers reac...

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

Stereotyp osób niewidomych w Polsce

Osoby niewidome są jedną z grup mniejszościowych w Polsce. Według Narodowego Spisu Powszechnego jest ich ok. 155 tysięcy. Jednak rzadko spotykamy oso...

What to expect when collective narcissists get pol...

Our ongoing research showed that people who agreed with statements like ‘My national group deserves special treatment‘; ‘Not many people seem to fully...

Benefits of mindfulness

Mindfulness derives from the Buddhist tradition from over two and a half thousand years ago. Despite the multitude of schools and differences in texts...

Retaliation, revenge and punishment

People retaliate for various reasons. They may be simply vengeful or sadistic, the may want to save their face or they may believe in deterring power ...