1st Jul 2024

I am hiring a new stipendist/PhD candidate/assistant. For more information, click: job opening – National Science Center ad

Mar 2024

We, as EAPP, are organizing The 21st European Conference on Personality in August 6-9, 2024. Join us in Berlin!

7th Dec 2023
Our paper (with Michael Dufner, Johannes Zimmermann, Livia Kraft, Maciej Sekerdej and Stefan Schmukle) titled „Our versus their narcissist: How people view narcissistic persons from their ingroup and from a competing outgroup” got accepted for publication in Personality Science. Highly recommended reading! Congratulations to the first author and the coauthors!

15th Nov 2023
Our (really cool) paper (with Katharina Geukes (Utesch), Mitja Back, Michael Dufner, led by Livia Kraft) titled „Do objectively assessed and peer-perceived qualities moderate the effect of narcissism on social outcomes?” got accepted for publication in Collabra. More soon in the „publications” section.

23th Nov 2023
I was awarded an OPUS research grant by Polish National Science Center.

4th Oct 2023
A new press release about our recent findings!

31st Aug 2023
Our article about emotion recognition in narcissism (titled “Narcissism predicts noise perception but not signal decoding in emotion”) got accepted for publication in the Scientific Reports (Publisher: Nature)! Congratulations to the coauthors Heidi Mauersberger, Till Kastendieck, Roksana Zdunek, Constantine Sedikides, and Ursula Hess.

30th Aug 2023
Our article about luxury brand consumption and dark personalities (titled “Luxury consumption and the dark triad of personality”) got accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Research! Congratulations to the first author Wiktor Razmus and a coauthor Paweł Fortuna! More in the “publications” section.

4th Aug 2023
Our Registered Report “Who gets the credit for success and the blame for failure? On the links between narcissism and attributions in competitive intergroup settings” that has long been in preparation just got accepted for publication in the European Journal of Personality! Congratulations (and special thanks for the tremendous amount of work!) to the first author Livia Kraft and kudos to the coauthors Michi Dufner, Johannes Zimmermann, Stefan Schmukle, and Maciej Sekerdej! More soon in the “publications” section.

22nd May 2023
Newsweek Poland published an article on “living with a narcissist” with excerpts from an interview I gave.

2nd March 2023
Together with Jochen Gebauer and Wilhelm Hofmann, we are organizing a Preconference on Self and Identity on June 30th 2023 in Krakow, Poland. We are inviting poster and lightning talk presentations!!

18th Sept 2022
We got the best poster award at the 17.convention of Polish Society of Social Psychology (PSPS). Congratulations to Wiktor Razmus and Paweł Fortuna!

12th Sept 2022
Our paper (with Magdalena Ziemiańska, Piotr Pawlicki, Justin Carré, and Constantine Sedikides) about narcissism, testosterone and generosity in men has been accepted for publication in Hormones and Behavior!

15th July 2022
I joined the Executive Board of European Association of Personality Psychology (EAPP)

8th June 2022
Here is a new interesting piece about our recent work: Psypost

28th April 2022
We are recruiting collaborators: a stipendist and research assistants/statisticians! Feel free to apply!

28th March 2022
I am a member of the scientific committee of the conference on Narcissism and Self-Enhancement, I strongly recommend it to you.

15th March 2022
A new coauthored article (first author Heidi Mauersberger) – about heart rate variability – got accepted for publication in Psychophysiology.

Feb 2022
I am very happy 🙂 to announce that our (with Magdalena Śmieja, Maria Wider, Michael Dufner and Constantine Sedikides) paper about how narcissists perceive (and do not enhance!) their romantic partners got accepted for publication in Journal of Research in Personality.

Jan 2022
Our paper about narcissism and predicted disobedience in Milgram experiment was published in Personality and Individual Differences.

21st April – 31st Aug 2021 – I completed The Kościuszko Foundation visiting scholarship at New York University; collaboration with Prof. Patrick Shrout, New York University Couples Lab, USA.

26th March 2021
A new coauthored article (first author Magdalena Żemojtel-Piotrowska) – about communal collective narcissism – got published in Journal of Personality.

7th Jan 2021
A new coauthored chapter about narcissism, emotions and evolution got accepted for publication in The Oxford Handbook of Evolution and the Emotions. Available soon in All publications section.

3rd Sept 2020
I was awarded habilitation in social sciences (domain: psychology).

Oct 2019
Two of our papers coauthored with Marcin Zajenkowski and his team got accepted for publication (more in section All publications).

22nd Sept 2019
I received Robert Zajonc Award for publications in social and personality psychology, from Polish Society of Social Psychology.

1st Jul 2019
I joined the Editorial Board of Social Psychological and Personality Science.

20th Feb 2019
We are hiring a new research fellow! Feel free to contact us if interested.

18th Feb 2019
I was awarded a SONATA BIS research grant by Polish National Science Center.

6th April 2018 Warsaw
Within the invited symposium chaired by Carolyn C. Morf I had a talk about how narcissistic individuals deal with romantic break-ups

5th Oct 2017
Together with Michael Dufner I was awarded BEETHOVEN research grant funded by Polish National Science Centre (NCN) and German Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

1st Oct 2017
I was awarded the 1st Degree Jagiellonian University Rector’s Award for academic achievement in 2016.

26th June – 18th Aug 2017
I was awarded Henry “Hank” Heitowit Scholarship by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan, USA.

16th Mar 2017
I gave an interview for Rzeczpospolita “Plus Minus”: pdf

1st Feb 2017
A new paper by Maciej Stolarski, myself, Marta Malesza and Anna Szymańska got accepted at Personality and Individual Differences. The title is “”Here and now: Sociosexuality mediates the associations between Dark Triad and Time Perspectives (in females).”

20th Oct 2016
“Do narcissism and emotional intelligence win us friends? Modeling dynamics of peer popularity using inferential network analysis.” This is the title of a new paper I have published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin with Philip Leifeld, Magdalena Śmieja, Michael Dufner, and Peter Salovey. A postprint PDF of the article can be downloaded free of charge.
See also press releases by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and by the University of Glasgow and Jagiellonian University. The paper is receiving news media coverage on BBC News, CBS news, Today Show (NBC), in the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek Poland, VICE, among others. I also received the best poster award at the 18th European Conference on Personality for the work.