Dr. Lidia Baran

Dr. Baran works at the Institute of Psychology (Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology) at the University of Silesia in Katowice. Among her research interests, there are tendencies to unethical behavior, including academic dishonesty, which was the topic of her doctoral dissertation, as well as the measurement of implicit attitudes and the third wave of behavioral cognitive therapy. She completed post-graduate studies in the field of mindfulness-based research and therapy. Currently, dr. Baran is conducting research using the experience sampling method. More:

Prof. UWr dr. hab. Michał Białek

Prof. Białek is a researcher at the Wroclaw University, previous the University of Waterloo, Canada. He studies cognitive processes involved in moral judgments and intertemporal choice. The main focus of his research is how intuition and reflection cooperate or compete over the control of our behavior. Białek is a Golden Member of the Philadelphia List Lovers Club which is a collection of the best Polish scientists - psychologists. He received the prestigious award of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the best researchers in Poland.

Dr. Dries Bostyn

Dr. Bostyn is a social psychologist, statistician, and philosopher currently doing an FWO junior postdoctoral fellowship at the Social Psychology Lab in Ghent Unversity. He is the Fulbright Research Fellow (Yale University). His primary research focus is the study of moral psychology. More:

Prof. SWPS dr. hab. Agata Chudzicka-Czupała

Prof. Chudzicka-Czupała works at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Katowice), where she is the head of the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology. Prof. Chudzicka-Czupała is interested in people’s tendencies to unethical behavior and its assessment by others. She researches the role of positive interpersonal relationships and feelings of community, attitudes in actions for other people’s goals, the meaning of sense of justice and trust, as well as conditioning of attitudes towards animals. More:

Prof. of Silesian University of Technology dr. hab. Małgorzata Dobrowolska

Prof. Dobrowolska is a psychologist, psychotherapist, certified trainer of psychological training and workshops as well as a mediator; she also completed an MBA program. She works at the University College of Social Sciences and Foreign Languages in Gliwice. She specializes in work and organization psychology, as well as social work, including unethical behavior at the workplace. Her scientific interests are focused on the issues of social and technological progress and problems of society 4.0. More:

Prof. Dr. Bertram Gawronski

Bertram Gawronski is Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. His research aims at understanding social judgments and social behavior by identifying their underlying mental processes. Central questions in his work are concerned with the antecedents, mental underpinnings, and downstream consequences of spontaneous and deliberate responses to objects, individuals, groups, and social issues. To address these questions, his research utilizes a combination of lab and online studies, explicit and implicit measures, and computational modeling. Major lines of current research include moral judgment and decision-making, attitude formation and change, and effects of misinformation. In addition to these major themes, he is interested in basic questions of psychological measurement and meta-theoretical issues in the construction and evaluation of psychological theories. More:

Dr. Tomasz Jarmakowski-Kostrzanowski

Dr. Jarmakowski-Kostrzanowski works at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun at the Institute of Psychology (Department of Social and Environmental Psychology). Currently, he is researching moral and political psychology. He is particularly interested in the relations between moral intuition and political affiliation and broadly understood ideology, as well as personal and situational determinants of moral judgments. More:

Prof. SWPS dr hab. Michał Parzuchowski

Prof. Parzuchowski works at the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Psychology in Sopot, Department of Social Psychology. He is Head of the Center of Research on Cognition and Behavior. Parzuchowski worked also as a Postdoc at the University of Fribourg. He is a founder of an online service that publishes summaries of current research findings. He wants to find out how and why we integrate diagnostic information from various sensorimotor cues into available judgments, attitudes, beliefs, decisions, and behaviors. He is also interested in person perception (agency vs. communion), psycholinguistics (use of diminution) and moral psychology (judgments of fairness). More:

Dr Katarzyna Stasiuk

Social psychologist, assistant professor at the Institute of Applied Psychology of the Jagiellonian University. She specializes in social psychology and the psychology of consumer behaviour. She conducts scientific research on expert perception, motivation, and consumer decisions, as well as social influence. She is interested in the mistakes people make when receiving and processing information about the world and others, and the consequences of these errors in consumer decision consumer decisions and in social relationships. More:

Prof. Maria Luisa Vecina

Prof. Luisa Vecina is a psychologist, researcher, and psychotherapist. She works at the Department of Psychology at Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain. She is interested in pro-social and unethical behavior; she studies the moral functioning of perpetrators of partner violence and volunteers. Prof. Luisa Vecina also specializes in psychotherapy and therapeutic interventions. More:

Dr. Matti Wilks

Dr. Wilks a postdoctoral research associate at Yale University, working with Professor Paul Bloom. Prior to this, she completed her Ph.D. at the University of Queensland, Australia, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Princeton University Center for Human Values. She is broadly interested in moral cognition and moral development. Right now, her work focuses on questions of how we ascribe moral worth, why some people are motivated to act in extremely altruistic ways, and why we dislike unnatural things. More:

Dr Artur Domurat

Dr. Domurat is a psychologist and an economist, a researcher at the Center for Economic Psychology and Decision Sciences at the Kozminski University. The main areas of his research interests are judgment and decision making, economic psychology, methodology, and statistical inference. He developed methods of identifying personal values as axiological motives of human choices. Verifying common beliefs about entrepreneurial traits, he investigated the relationship between entrepreneurship and work ethic beliefs. His current research encompasses the psychology of entrepreneurship and investment, cognitive biases, the rationality of preferences and choices, and decision-making under risk and uncertainty.


More than twenty-five master students defended their thesis in moral psychology under the supervision of dr Paruzel-Czachura.

Projekt finansowany przez Narodowe Centrum Nauki, konkurs Miniatura 1, numer: 2017/01/X/HS6/01332.

Project financed by National Science Center, Poland, Miniatura 1, number: 2017/01/X/HS6/01332.

Narodowe Centrum Nauki