I’m a researcher and lecturer in the Institute of Psychology at the Jagiellonian University. My main research interests cover the areas of social cognition, epistemic motivation and impression formation. I am also interested in methodology, data analysis and programming.
The relationship between two dimensions of social perception – warmth and competence – from connectionist modeling perspective. HARMONIA grant (2016/22/M/HS6/00159) awarded to Piotr Dragon from the National Science Centre (2017-2020). In cooperation with prof. Daniel Wigboldus (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands).
Motivational, affective, and cognitive sources of knowledge formation process: Implications for intrapersonal, interpersonal and intergroup phenomena. MAESTRO Grant awarded to prof. Małgorzata Kossowska by the National Centre for Science.
Publications in English
- Dragon, P., Kossowska, M. (in press). Need for closure and compensatory rule-based perception: The role of information consistency. European Journal of Social Psychology.
- Kossowska, M., Szumowska, E., Dragon, P., Jaśko, K. & Kruglanski, A. (2018). Disparate Roads to Certainty: Processing Strategy Choices under Need for Cognitive Closure. European Review of Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/10463283.2018.1493066
- Kossowska, M., Bukowski, M., Guinote, A., Dragon, P., & Kruglanski, A. (in 2016). Self-image threat decreases stereotyping: The role of motivation toward closure. Motivation & Emotion. doi: 10.1007/s11031-016-9582-6.Advanced online publication
- Kossowska, M., Dragon, P., & Bukowski, M. (2015). When need for closure leads to positive attitudes towards a negatively stereotyped outgroup. Motivation and Emotion, 39, 88-98.
- Bukowski, M., Dragon, P., & Kossowska, M. (2014). The impact of incidental fear and anger on in- and outgroup attitudes. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 45, 312-317.
Publications in Polish
Czarnek, G., Dragon, P., Szwed, P., & Wojciszke, B. (2017). Kwestionariusz przekonań politycznych: własności psychometryczne [Political Beliefs Questionnaire: Psychometric properties]. Psychologia Społeczna, 41, 205–222. doi: 10.7366/1896180020174108 Full text available here