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.

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

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

Latest posts

Read our last posts! Stay tuned for the updates on work of our team!

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...

Read more
Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

News

We are hiring a post-doctoral researcher

We are inviting applications for the position of Post-doctoral Researcher in the "Mindfulness as an intervention reducing retaliatory aggression to so...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more
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).

Read more
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...

Read more
Agnieszka Golec de Zavala

Theory

Why is collective narcissism so robustly associated with conspiracy thinking?

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
Karolina Dyduch-Hazar

News

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
Dorottya Lantos

News

MindBrainBody Symposium 2019

The 7th MindBrainBody Symposium was organised by the Berlin MindBrainBody Institute on March 15-16. Each year this conference takes place during the I...

Read more