Poczucie kontroli i niepewność - Liberilibri.pl

I am a researcher in the Institute of Psychology of the Jagiellonian University. My PhD thesis concerned norm conformity in the context of personal control deprivation. My major research interests include collective action intentions, intergroup relations and coping with threats.




  1. Impact of lack of control experiences on intergroup relations: The role of coalition formation and recategorization processes. HARMONIA grant awarded to Marcin Bukowski from the National Centre for Science (2019-2022)
  2. Threat to control and social norms; Conformity, change or formation. Project funded in the BEETHOVEN scheme by the Polish National Science Centre (NCN) in the years 2015-18 (2014/15/G/HS6/04529) awarded to Marcin Bukowski.

Received grants


  1. Influence of societal threats on collective actions. The role of norm conformity. Grant funded by Strategic Program Excellence Initiative “Society for Future” at the Jagiellonian University.
  2. The role of coronavirus threat and social norms in prejudice. Grant funded by Polish Society of Social Psychology.
  3. The impact of COVID-19 threat on the level of prejudice – the role of descriptive and prescriptive norms. Grant for young researchers financed by Faculty of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University.
  4. Influence of threat to personal control on norm conformity and change in the context of political engagement. Grant for young researchers financed by Faculty of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University.



Papers in English

  1. Kulikowski, K., Potoczek, A., Antipow, E., & Król, S. (2019). How to Survive in Academia: Demands, Resources and Study Satisfaction Among Polish PhD Students. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice19(4), 65-79. https://doi.org/10.12738/estp.2019.4.005

Papers in Polish

  1. Bukowski, M., Sędek, G. i Potoczek, A. (2020). Poznawcze konsekwencje deprywacji kontroli. Rola niepewności i dynamiki doświadczeń braku kontroli. W M. Kofta, A Rędzio (red.), Poczucie kontroli i niepewność: konsekwencje dla rozumienia świata społecznego (s. 53-82). Warszawa: Liberi Libri.