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 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
PrejudiceLab at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of ISPP in Lisbon
Read more about our full panel session National collective narcissism: vengeful hostility towards minorities and ambivalence towards the European Union delivered during 42nd Annual Meeting of International Society for Political Psychology, July 12-15 in Lisbon, Portugal.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
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!
We had the pleasure of delivering a symposium, “National collective narcissism: vengeful hostility towards minorities and ambivalence towards the Euro...Read more
In a recent paper we revisited the proposition that low self-esteem motivates group members to derogate out-groups. Several theoretical accounts pred...Read more
Previous research showed that collective narcissism is related to a hypersensitivity to not only real, but also merely perceived threat coming from ot...Read more
I had the pleasure of attending this year’s annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience (AS4SAN).Read more
Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction are alternative beliefs people may hold about social identities they share (Golec de Zavala, Dyduch-Ha...Read more
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