Articles (*indicates student coauthor)

Czarna, A. Z. & Sedikides, C. (2024) Narcissism: issues and prospects. In K. Papageorgiou (ed.), Research Handbook on the Dark Triad. Edward Elgar Publishing. (In Press)

Czarna, A.Z., Wróbel, M., Folger, L.F., Holtzman, N.S., Raley, J.R., & Foster, J.D. (2024). Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Evolutionary roots and emotional profiles. In T.K. Shackelford & L. Al-Shawaf (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Evolution and the Emotions (pp.1197-1217). Oxford University Press.

Dufner, M., Zimmermann, J., *Kraft, L., Czarna, A.Z., Sekerdej, M., Schmukle, S. (in press). Our versus their narcissist: How people view narcissistic persons from their ingroup and from a competing outgroup. Personality Science.

*Kraft, L., Czarna, A.Z., Utesch, K., Back, M., & Dufner, M. (2024). Do objectively assessed and peer-perceived qualities moderate the effect of narcissism on social outcomes? Collabra, 10 (1): 92325.

Czarna, A. Z., Mauersberger, H., *Kastendieck, T., *Zdunek, R. R., Sedikides, C. & Hess, U. (2023). Narcissism predicts noise perception but not signal decoding in emotion. Scientific Reports (shared first authorship of Czarna and Mauersberger). doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-41792-0

Razmus, W., Czarna, A. Z., & Fortuna, P. (2023). Luxury consumption and the dark triad of personality. Journal of Business Research, 114246.

*Kraft, L., Zimmermann, J., Schmukle, S. C., Czarna, A. Z., Sekerdej, M., & Dufner, M. (2023). Who gets the credit for success and the blame for failure? On the links between narcissism and self- and group-serving biases. European Journal of Personality. Advance Online Publication.

Czarna, A.Z., *Ziemiańska, M., Pawlicki, P., Carré, J.M, & Sedikides, C. (2022). Narcissism moderates the association between basal testosterone and generosity in men. Hormones and Behavior, 146.

Mauersberger, H., Tune, J., Kastendieck, T., Czarna, A. Z., & Hess, U. (2022). Higher heart rate variability predicts better affective interaction quality in non-intimate social interactions. Psychophysiology, 59(11), e14084.

Czarna, A.Z., Śmieja, M., *Wider, M., Dufner, M., & Sedikides, C. (2022). Narcissism and partner-enhancement at different relationship stages. Journal of Research in Personality. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2022.104212

*Zdunek, R.R., Czarna, A.Z., & Sedikides, C. (2022). Grandiose (communal and agentic) narcissism and predicted (dis)obedience in the Milgram paradigm. Personality and Individual Differences, 189, 111514.

Żemojtel-Piotrowska, M., Piotrowski, J., Sedikides, C., Sawicki, A., Czarna, A.Z., Fatfouta, R., & Baran, T. (2021). Communal collective narcissism. Journal of Personality, 89(5), 1062-1080

Zajenkowski, M., Czarna, A.Z., Szymaniak, K., & Dufner, M. (2019). What do highly narcissistic people think and feel about (their) intelligence? Journal of Personality.

Czarna, A.Z., Zajenkowski, M., Maciantowicz, O., & Szymaniak, K. (2019). The relationship of narcissism with tendency to react with anger and hostility: The role of neuroticism and emotion regulation ability. Current Psychology.

*Doroszuk, M., *Kupis, M., & Czarna, A.Z. (2019). Personality and friendships. In Zeigler-Hill, V., Schackelford, T.K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer Publishing.

Różycka-Tran, J., Piotrowski, J.P., Żemojtel-Piotrowska, M., Jurek, P., Osin, E.N., Adams, B.G., Ardi, R., Bălțătescu, S., Bhomi, A.L., Bogomaz, S., Cieciuch, J., Clinton, A., de Clunie, G. T., Czarna, A.Z., Esteves, C.S., Gouveia, V., Halik, H.J., Kachatryan, N., Kamble, S.V., Kawula, A., Klicperova-Baker, M., Kospakov, A., Letovancova, E., Lun, V.M.C., Cerrato, S.M., Muehlbacher, S., Nikolic, M., Pankratova, A.A., Park, J., Paspalanova, E., Pék, G., de León, P.P., Poláčková-Šolcová, I., Shahbaz, W., Ha, T.T.K., Tiliouine, H., Van Hiel, A., Vauclair, C-M., Wills-Herrera, E., Włodarczyk, A., Yahiiaiev, I.I., & Maltby, J. (2019). Belief in a zero-sum game and subjective well-being across 35 countries. Current Psychology.

Czarna, A.Z., & Nevicka, B. (2019). Narcissism and leadership. In: Zeigler-Hill V., Shackelford T. (Eds) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer, Cham.doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_2334-1

Czarna, A.Z., Zajenkowski, M., & Dufner, M. (2018). How does it feel to be a narcissist? Narcissism and emotions. In Hermann, A., Brunell, A. & Foster, J. (Eds.) The Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies (pp. 255-263). Springer: Cham.

Czarna, A.Z., & *Zajas, A. (2018). Dark personality features and employment. In Zeigler-Hill, V., Schackelford, T.K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer Publishing.

*Stanaszek, P., & Czarna, A.Z.(2018). Narcyz w Sieci: Narcyzm jako osobowościowa determinanta Problemowego Używania Internetu i zachowania w mediach społecznościowych. [Narcissus in Internet: Narcissism as a personality predictor of Problematic Internet Use and behavior in social media] In Nowak, B.A., & Maciąg, K.(Eds.) Diagnoza współczesnego społeczeństwa – przegląd wybranych aspektów. Lublin: Wydawnictwo Naukowe TYGIEL, 26-49.

Czarna, A.Z. (2018). Czarna, Anna Z. In Zeigler-Hill, V., Schackelford, T.K. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer Publishing.

Żemojtel-Piotrowska, M., Piotrowski, J., Osin, E.N.,Cieciuch, J., Adams, B.G., Ardi, R, Bălţătescu, S., Bogomaz, S., Lal Bhomi, A., Clinton, A., de Clunie, G.T., Czarna, A.Z., Esteves, C., Gouveia, V.V., Halik, M., Hosseini, A., Khachatryan, N., Kamble, S.V., Kawula, A., Lun, V. M.-C., Iliško, D., Klicperova, M., Liik, K., Letovancová, E., Malo Cerato, S. Michalowski, J.M., Malysheva, N., Marganski, A.J., Nikolic, M., Park, J., Paspalanova, E., Perez de Leon, P. Pek, G., Różycka-Tran, J., Samekin, A., Shabhaz, W., Khanh Ha, T., Tiliouine, H., Van Hiel., A. Vauclair, M., Willis, E., Wlodarczyk, A.,Yahiiaev, I., Maltby, J. (2018). The Mental Health Continuum- Short Form: The structure and application for cross-cultural studies – a 38 nation study. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 74(6), 1034-1052. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22570

Stolarski, M., Czarna, A.Z., Malesza, M., & Szymańska, A. (2017). Here and now: Sociosexuality mediates the associations between Dark Triad and Time Perspectives (in females). Personality and Individual Differences, 111, 119-123.

Czarna, A.Z., Leifeld, P., Śmieja, M., Dufner, M., & Salovey, P. (2016). Do narcissism and emotional intelligence win us friends? Modeling dynamics of peer popularity using inferential network analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 1588-1599. doi: 10.1177/0146167216666265.

Kossowska, M., Czernatowicz-Kukuczka, A., Szumowska, E., & Czarna, A.Z. (2016). Cortisol and moral decisions among young men: The moderating role of motivation toward closure. Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 249-253. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.06.017 

Czarna, A.Z., Jonason, P.K., Dufner, M., & Kossowska, M. (2016). The Dirty Dozen Scale: Validation of a Polish version and extension of the nomological net. Frontiers in Psychology, 6 (0045). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00445.(download Parszywa Dwunastka, the Polish version of the Dirty Dozen).

Żemojtel-Piotrowska, M., Czarna, A.Z., Piotrowski, J.P., Baran, T., & Maltby, J. (2016). Structural validity of the Communal Narcissism Inventory (CNI): The bifactor model. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 315-320.

Wróbel, M., Królewiak, K., & Czarna, A. Z. (2015). Do I mirror your mood if we’re peas in a pod? Similarity and liking in the social induction of affect. Journal of Social Psychology, 155(6), 636-649 doi: 10.1080/00224545.2015.1047437.

Jaśko, K., Czernatowicz-Kukuczka, A., Kossowska, M., & Czarna, A.Z. (2015) Individual differences in response to uncertainty and decision making: The role of behavioral inhibition system and need for closure. Motivation and Emotion, 39, 541-552. doi:10.1007/s11031-015-9478-x

Zajenkowski, M., & Czarna, A.Z. (2015). What makes narcissists unhappy? Subjectively assessed intelligence moderates the relationship between narcissism and psychological well-being. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 50-54. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.045.

Czarna, A. Z., Wróbel, M., Dufner, M., & Zeigler-Hill, V. (2015). Narcissism and emotional contagion: Do narcissists “catch” the emotions of others? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 6(3), 318-324. doi:10.1177/1948550614559652.

Czarna, A. Z., Czerniak, A., & Szmajke, A. (2014). Does communal context bring the worst in narcissists? Polish Psychological Bulletin, 45(4), 464-468. doi:10.2478/ppb-2014-0056

Czarna, A. Z., Dufner, M., & Clifton, A.D. (2014). The effects of vulnerable and grandiose narcissism on liking-based and disliking-based centrality in social networks. Journal of Research in Personality, 50, 42–45. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2014.02.004

Dufner, M., Rauthmann, J. F., Czarna, A. Z., & Denissen, J. J. A. (2013). Are narcissists sexy? Zeroing in on the link between narcissism and short-term mate appeal. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 870-882. doi: 10.1177/0146167213483580

Jonason, P.K., Li, N.P., & Czarna, A. Z.(2013). Quick and dirty: Some psychosocial costs associated with the dark triad in three countries.Evolutionary Psychology, 11, 172-185

Czarna, A., & Szmajke, A.(2011). Can cigarette smoking make a man appear sexier and stronger to women? Studia Psychologiczne, t.49 (5), 23–40. doi: 10.2478/v10167-010-0038-4

Czarna, A.(2011). Narcyz w sieci społecznej czyli co analiza sieci mówi o funkcjonowaniu osób narcystycznych.[Narcissist in a social network. What network analysis tells us about functioning of narcissistic individuals].Psychologia Społeczna, t.2, 130-146.

Czarna, A. (2008). Narcyzm – z perspektywy 120 lat istnienia pojęcia [ Narcissism – from the perspective of 120 years of the concept’s existence]. W: Winiecki, P., & Grzybek, R. (red). Wybrane problemy współczesnej psychologii. [Selected readings of contemporary psychology]. Wrocław: ATUT, 95-117.

Czarna, A. (2004). Antyestetyzm świata przedstawionego w kreskówkach Cartoon Network. Próba zastosowania analizy zawartości do badań masowej kultury artystycznej.[Antiaestheticism of the world presented in Cartoon Network. An attempt to apply content analysis to research mass artistic culture]. Zeszyty Prasoznawcze, Kwartalnik Ośrodka Badań Prasoznawczych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 3-4, 2004, 106-125.


Newman, L.S., & Erber, R. (2009) Zrozumieć zagładę. Społeczna psychologia Holokaustu (Understanding Genocide: The Social Psychology of the Holocaust); cz. II, PWN (red. M. Bilewicz).


Czarna, A.Z. (2014, April). Affective consequences of self-focus in vulnerable and grandiose narcissists. Personality and Individual Differences, 60, 49.

Czarna, A.Z., & Jonason, P.K. (2014, April). Parszywa Dwunastka: Developing a Polish version of the Dark Triad Dirty Dozen. Personality and Individual Differences, 60, 62.

Czarna, A. (2008, June). Facts and illusions of self-presentational impact of cigarette smoking. International Journal of Psychology, 43 (3-4), 449.

Czarna, A. (2006). Female perceptions of male cigarette smokers. Psychology & Health, 21, 35.

Selected conference presentations:

Czarna, A. Z., Wróbel, M., Zeigler-Hill, V., & Dufner, M. (2015). Narcissism and Emotional Contagion: Do Narcissists “Catch” the Emotions of Others? 16th SPSP Annual Convention, 26-28 II 2015, Long Beach, USA.

Czarna, A.Z. (2014). Affective consequences of self-focus in vulnerable and grandiose narcissists. Conference of The Consortium of European Research on Emotion, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 27-28.03.2014, Berlin, Germany.

Czarna, A.Z., Dufner, M., Clifton, A.D. (2014). The effects of vulnerable and grandiose narcissism on liking-based and disliking-based centrality in social networks. The 1st European Conference on Social Networks, Barcelona, Spain, 1-4.07.2014.

Jonason, P.K., Czarna, A., Li, N.(2012). Location, location, location: The Dark Triad and Life History indicators in American, Singaporean, and Polish samples. Biennial International Conference On Human Ethology, 13 VIII, Vienna, Austria.

Czarna, A. (2011). Narcissism and communion: Keeping narcissistic antisociality under control. 16th General Meeting of European Association of Social Psychology, 12-16 VII, Stockholm, Sweden.

Czarna, A. Śmieja-Nęcka, M. (2011). Dynamics of popularity in peer groups: emotional intelligence and narcissism predict liking at different levels of acquaintance. Relationship Development Maintenance and Dissolution Mini-Conference, International Association for Relationship Research (IARR) and Uniwersytet Gdański, 7-9 VII, Gdańsk, Poland.

Czarna, A. (2010). Narcissist in social network. 15th European Conference on Personality, Brno, Czech Republic.

Czarna, A. (2009). Self-Activation and Narcissism. European Social Cognition Network 2: Transfer of Knowledge Conference, 26-30 VIII, Warsaw, Poland.

Czarna, A. (2008). Facts and illusions of self-presentational impact of cigarette smoking. XXIX International Congress of Psychology, 20- 25 VII, Berlin, Germany.