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What motivates sacrifice for a political cause? Katarzyna Jasko, Marta Szastok, Joanna Grzymala-Moszczynska, Marta Maj, and Arie Kruglanski investigated this problem in six studies, which included diverse groups of political activists such as feminist activists engaged in Czarny Protest, environmental … Continued
Marcin Bukowski from our Centre, together with colleagues, tested an alternative prediction that the salient lack of personal control (vs. having control) experienced in the context of unemployment can lead to connectedness and more positive perception of similar others (e.g. … Continued
Why do people take part in protests? Where does motivation to engage in social and political movements come from? Katarzyna Jaśko from our Centre will give answer to these and other questions. The video is first from the series of … Continued
We are very proud and happy to share this: Prof. Małgorzata Kossowska, the head of our Centre, was elected chairman of the Council of the National Science Centre! Congratulations! You may want to read more in >>the news<< on the … Continued
Our sense of control is often lost and regained many times a day. Such fluctuations might influence the way we perceive and categorize the world and other people. In this research, Marcin Bukowski from our Centre and collaborators asked how … Continued
‘Both rightists and leftists are prejudiced — but toward different groups’ – what does it mean? Eric B. Dolan on the PsyPost website asks this question discussing the new paper by Gabriela Czarnek, Paulina Szwed, and Małgorzata Kossowska from out … Continued
The majority of psychological research so far was focused on showing that people holding right-wing political beliefs, in comparison to left-wingers, are more prejudiced. Nevertheless, some researchers were questioning this assumption and showed that both rightists and leftists might be … Continued