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
Dr Golec de Zavala at annual conference of Society for Experimental Psychology in Toronto
Dr Agnieszka Golec de Zavala will give a talk Collective narcissism: Political consequences of investing self-esteem in the in-group image at a symposium The Three Faces of Grandiose Narcissism organized by Prof. Anthony Hermann (Bradley University) and Dr Amy Brunell (Ohio State University at Mansfield) during Society for Experimental Social Psychology annual conference in Toronto, October 17-19.Read more
New article published in Frontiers in Psychology
Karolina Dyduch-Hazar, Blazej Mrozinski and Agnieszka Golec de Zavala have just published the article "Collective narcissism and in-group satisfaction predict opposite attitudes toward refugees via attribution of hostility". Congratulations!Read the article
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
Read our last posts! Stay tuned for the updates on work of our team!
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
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