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
We are hiring post-doctoral researcher
We are inviting applications for the position of Post-doctoral Researcher in the "Mindfulness as an intervention reducing retaliatory aggression to social exclusion among collective narcissists" research project.Read more
New article published in Advances in Political Psychology
Agnieszka Golec de Zavala, Karolina Dyduch-Hazar and Dorottya Lantos have just published their systematic review on collective narcissism in Advances in Political Psychology. This review is the very latest summary of knowledge on collective narcissism.Read the article
PrejudiceLab at the ISSID 2019 conference in Florence
Our lab will be conducting a symposium on "Individual predictors of intergroup hostility: facilitators and inhibitors" during the conference of International Society for the Study of Individual Differences July 29 - August 2 in Florence, Italy.Read more
New article published in Frontiers in Psychology
Dr Golec de Zavala has just published her new article “Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction are associated with different emotional profiles and psychological well-being” in Frontiers in Psychology.Read article
PrejudiceLab at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of ISPP in Lisbon
Our full panel session National collective narcissism: vengeful hostility towards minorities and ambivalence towards the European Union has been accepted for the presentation at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of International Society for Political Psychology July 12-15 in Lisbon, Portugal.Read more
PhD students at SPSP in Portland
Two PhD students: Karolina Dyduch-Hazar and Dorottya Lantos attended 20th annual convention of Society for Personality and Social Psychology which took placae in Portland, Oregon in the United States. Karolina presented results of the project about beliefs about mood improvement after intergroup aggression. Dorottya presented results of a comprehensive project about relationships between collective narcissism, self-esteem and outgroup derogation. 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!
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...Read more
See you at the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences Conference in Florence!
Our lab will be conducting a symposium on Individual predictors of intergroup hostility: facilitators and inhibitors. In this symposium we will talk a...Read more
In the final days August of 2018, I embarked on a journey which was to become one of the most exciting, as well as most challenging experiences of my ...Read more
Collective narcissists and ingroup satisfiers react differently when reminded of the past transgressions of the ingroup
By publishing his accounts of Polish crimes against Polish Jews during the Second World War, Jan Thomas Gross started a difficult discussion over the ...Read more
Mini lit-review of articles measuring pupillometry, galvanic skin response and heart rate variability in relation to Cyberball
Social psychologists recognize the need for accurate procedural routines when using physiological measurements, in order to obtain reliable outcomes. ...Read more
Our full panel session National collective narcissism: vengeful hostility towards minorities and ambivalence towards the European Union has been accep...Read more