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Meet our Researchers

Agata Gąsiorowska

 

SWPS University is a leading research center in Poland. Results of our research find numerous practical applications in education, business organizations, and public administration. These discoveries require drive, courage, dedication, responsibility, and years of hard work. We would like you to meet the people behind the projects, see the research centers where they work, and discover the fascinating world of science, which improves the quality of life.

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Research Focus
Economic Psychology

Agata Gąsiorowska is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Psychology of SWPS University’s Faculty of Psychology in Wrocław. She is a psychologist, specializing in Economic Psychology. She studies various aspects of consumer behavior, including the psychological value of money and impulse buying. Her research interests include usage of money other than currency for purchasing goods and services, and the influence of money on human behavior. She is also interested in individual differences with respect to attitudes towards money.

If you want to work in research, you need to think about the reason and the goal for doing that. If you want to learn something about the future, about human beings, about physics or biology, this is the best motivation for becoming a good researcher

Agata Gąsiorowska
Ph.D. / Associate Proffesor

Hear Prof. Gąsiorowska speak about:

Trading in search of structure: Market relationships as a compensatory control tool

The study tested how people form relationships in unpredictable situations, when they do not feel in control. The results indicated that in uncertain circumstances people tend to choose relationships that seem to offer some kind of structure, therefore they lean towards market-related transactions rather than communal relationships. This is especially true of people with an insecure style of attachment as market related transactions bring some order to an uncertain situation. However, this is not necessarily true for securely attached individuals. In general, the study confirmed that market relationships are perceived as more structured than communal relationships.

Read more about Prof. Gąsiorowska's research

Research Center
Center for Research in Economic Behavior (CREB)

CREB is a research center at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw, Poland. We use different methodological approaches (lab experiments, naturalistic experiments, economic games, questionnaires, neuroimaging methods etc.) to investigate various aspects of people’s economic decisions, attitudes, and behaviors. Current research topics include: the psychological consequences of money; ethical and moral aspects of using money in everyday life; the psychological consequences of our scientific research. CREB members cooperate with researchers from many countries and are active in international scientific organizations, such as International Association for Research in Economic Psychology or International Association of Applied Psychology.
CREB Website


Video Series
Researchers of SWPS University

Meet our researchers. Hear them talk about their passion for finding answers to scientific questions and their commitment to providing solutions, which improve the lives of individuals and communities.

The project is financed by the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange under the Welcome to Poland programme.