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The Faculty of Psychology comprises 5 institutes and 16 departments. Additionally, to provide an optimal research environment, the Faculty has established the Applied Psychology Center, the Experimental Research Laboratory and the Center for Methods of Psychological Assessment.

Institute of Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience
258 kamila jankowiak siuda

Director: dr Kamila Jankowiak-Siuda

Deputy Director: dr Maksymilian Bielecki

Interdisciplinary projects carried out at the Faculty combine psychology with neuropsychology, neurobiology and neuroscience. Department of Experimental Neuropsychology is focused on neural correlates of psychological functions. Research projects are aimed at understanding basic mechanisms conditioning cognitive processes. Department of Behavior Analysis aims at discounting and factors that influence it as well as at research on methods of autism treatment, taking into account applied behavior analytic intervention.

Department of Experimental Neuropsychology
258 anna granowska


prof. dr hab. Anna Grabowska

Department of Psychophysiology of Cognitive Processes
258 Aneta Brzezicka


dr hab. Aneta Brzezicka, prof. Uniwersytetu SWPS

Department of Behavior Analysis
258 Pawel Ostaszewski


prof. dr hab. Paweł Ostaszewski

Institute of General Psychology
258 sylwia bedynska

Director: dr Sylwia Bedyńska

Deputy Director: dr Agata Zabłocka

The Institute consists of departments aiming at carring out fundamental research in general psychology, cognitive psychology, individual differences, personality, development and education. Researchers are also supporting student scientific associations.

Department of Psychological Research Methods
258 sylwia bedynska

Acting Director:

dr Sylwia Bedyńska

Department of Cognitive Psychology
258 grzegorz sedek


dr hab. Hanna Bednarek, prof. Uniwersytetu SWPS

Department of Psychology of Development and Education
258 tadeusz galkowski


prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Gałkowski

Department of Psychology of Individual Differences
258 Magda Marszal


prof. dr hab. Magdalena Marszał-Wiśniewska

Department of Psychometric Research and Psychological Diagnoses
258 Adam Sobolewski


dr Adam Sobolewski

Institute of Business Psychology
258 andrzej falkowski

Director: prof. dr hab. Andrzej Falkowski

Deputy Director: dr hab. Alicja Grochowska, prof. Uniwersytetu SWPS

Research in the institute is focused on: economic behavior, risk perception, risk assessment, psychology of financial markets, personnel selection, work organization in the company, consumer behavior, electoral (voting) behavior, creating brand image, studying brand personality, trade mark enlargement strategy, brand value and its associative structure, brand and advertisement positioning, advertising strategies in consumer business and political marketing.

Department of Economic Psychology
258 joanna sokolowska


prof. dr hab. Joanna Sokołowska

Department of Marketing Psychology
258 andrzej falkowski


prof. dr hab. Andrzej Falkowski

Institute of Clinical Psychology

Director: dr Ewa Gruszczyńska
Deputy Director: dr Aneta Dowgiert

Wide variety of projects conducted in the Institute shows the diversity and ways of development of clinical psychology. Researchers focus on all aspects of human well-being according to biopsychosocial model. There are two main trends:

1. Exploration of resources and mechanisms (un)favourable to health during lifetime and its relation to brain
2. Analysis of various aspects of diagnosis, intervention and psychotherapy

Among collaborator there are therapists working with Academic Center for Psychoterapy and Psychological Development. They who coordinate and teach at Health and development and health and clinical psychology,

Department of Positive Psychology
258 ewa trzebinska


prof. dr hab. Ewa Trzebińska

Department of Health Psychology

Acting Director:

dr Ewa Gruszczyńska

Department of Clinical Child Psychology
258 barbara arska karylowska


dr Barbara Arska-Karyłowska

Institute of Social Psychology
258 jerzy trzebinski

Director: prof. dr hab. Jerzy Trzebiński

Deputy Director: dr Małgorzata Wawrzyniak

Researchers from Department of Personality Psychology are conducting projects devoted to: personal narratives and dealing with crises and challenges, the influence of the vision of the world and the vision of self on behavior of individual, social capital and social ties, psychology of trauma and crisis, psychology of quality of life, perspectives of agent vs. recipient in the context of self-assessment and assessment of the others. Researchers from Department of Social Psychology are conducting research projects devoted to political psychology, discrimination, psychology of the Internet, new media, Internet interventions in e-health and social relations. At the Department of Social Psychology there are research projects and workshops devoted to migrant issues: migrants in centers for refugees and attitudes towards migrants. Researchers from IPS take part in research projects at Youth Research Center. They are also organizing conferences, and symposia. They participate in debates devoted to social problems, held in cooperation with, among the others, non-govermental organizations. There are many students scientific associations at the Faculty.

Department of Cross-Cultural Psychology
258 pawel boski


prof. dr hab. Paweł Boski

Department of Personality Psychology
258 jerzy trzebinski


prof. dr hab. Jerzy Trzebiński

Department of Social Psychology
258 krystyna skarzynska


prof. dr hab. Krystyna Skarżyńska