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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Research Grant Preludium 17 for our PhD Student

Our PhD Student Karolina Dyduch-Hazar received a prestigious Preludium Research Grant financed by National Science Center for the research project Is revenge "sweet"? Examining the role of anticipated pleasure from revenge on retaliatory behavior . Congratulations!

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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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!

Article published in Frontiers in Psychology

Head of PrejudiceLab Agnieszka Golec de Zavala have published an article Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction are associated with different emotional profiles and well-being . Congratulations!

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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.

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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

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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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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

News

XVI Congress of Polish Society of Social Psychology in Poznan

A panel session Predictors of tolerance toward otherness at 16th Congress of Polish Society of Social Psychology, September 20-22 in Poznan, Poland.

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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

Theory, News

Why collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction predict opposite attitudes toward refugess in Poland?

In our recently published paper (Dyduch-Hazar, Mrozinski and Golec de Zavala, 2019), we investigated why collective narcissism and in-group satisfacti...

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Oliver Keenan

Theory

Mental time travel and right-wing ideology

Mental time travel involves the ability to reflect on the past, look towards the future, and foster up imaginative alternate realities (Epstude & Peet...

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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

News

42nd Annual Meeting of International Society of Political Psychology in Lisbon

We had the pleasure of delivering a symposium, “National collective narcissism: vengeful hostility towards minorities and ambivalence towards the Euro...

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Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

Theory, News

Low self-esteem predicts outgroup derogation indirectly via collective narcissism

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

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Dorottya Lantos

Theory, Methods, News

ISPP 2019: The sources of and remedies to intergroup hostility stemming from collective narcissism

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

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Dorottya Lantos

News

Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience 6th Annual Meeting

I had the pleasure of attending this year’s annual meeting of the Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience (AS4SAN).

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Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

Theory, News

ISPP 2019: Beliefs about own group, hedonistic function of revenge and aggression against refugees

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

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