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
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!Read the article
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!
New article published in Polish Psychological Bulletin
Karolina Dyduch-Hazar, Blazej Mrozinski, Claudia Simão and Agnieszka Golec de Zavala have just published an article Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction predict different reactions to the past transgressions of the in-group in Polish Psychological Bulletin.Read the article
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.Read the article
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!
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
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
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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...Read more
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 ...Read more
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...Read more
A panel session Predictors of tolerance toward otherness at 16th Congress of Polish Society of Social Psychology, September 20-22 in Poznan, Poland.Read more
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...Read more
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