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Journal publications

Szymaniak, K., Zajenkowski, M. (2021). How do high trait anger people feel about rewards high and low in arousal? Disentangling the association between trait anger and subjective pleasantness of rewards. Personality and Individual Differences, 168, 110278.

Zajenkowska, A., Jasielska, D., Rajchert, J., Nawrocka, K., Macianowicz, O., Smolen, M., & Bodecka, M. (2021). Wellbeing and Sense of Coherence Among Female Offenders and Non-Offenders: The Importance of Education. The Prison Journal, 0032885520978474.

Stolarski, M., Zajenkowski, M., Jankowski, K. S., & Szymaniak, K. (2020). Deviation from the balanced time perspective: A systematic review of empirical relationships with psychological variables. Personality and Individual Differences, 156, 109772.

Szymaniak, K., & Kałowski, P. (2020). Trait anger and sarcasm use. Personality and Individual Differences, 154, 109662.

Maciantowicz, O., & Zajenkowski, M. (2020). Emotional experiences in vulnerable and grandiose narcissism: Anger and mood in neutral and anger evoking situations. Self and Identity, 1-26.

Górska, P., Stefaniak, A., Malinowska, K., Lipowska, K., Marchlewska, M., Budziszewska, M., & Maciantowicz, O. (2020). Too great to act in solidarity: The negative relationship between collective narcissism and solidarity‐based collective action. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50(3), 561-578.

Zajenkowski, M., Czarna, A. Z., Szymaniak, K., & Dufner, M. (2019). What do highly narcissistic people think and feel about (their) intelligence? Journal of Personality, 88, 703-718.

Czarna, A. Z., Zajenkowski, M., Maciantowicz, O., & Szymaniak, K. (2019). The relationship of narcissism with tendency to react with anger and hostility: The roles of neuroticism and emotion regulation ability. Current Psychology, 1-16.

Zajenkowski, M., & Szymaniak, K. (2019). Narcissism between facets and domains. The relationships between two types of narcissism and aspects of the Big Five. Current Psychology, 1-10.

Zajenkowski, M., Matthews, G. (2019). Intellect and openness differentially predict affect: Perceived and objective cognitive ability contexts, Personality and Individual Differences, 137,1-8. PDF

Maciantowicz, O., Zajenkowski, M., Thomaes, S. (2019). Vulnerable and grandiose narcissism in adolescence: Associations with anger and hostility. Current Psychology, 1-9.

Zajenkowska, A., Rajchert, J., Macianowicz, O., Holas, P., & Murawic, S. (2019). Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT) and Psychodynamic (PDT) Group Psychotherapy and Their Impact on Depressive Symptoms and Hostile Attributions. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 1-25.

Zajenkowski, M., Maciantowicz, O., Szymaniak, K., Urban, P. (2018). Vulnerable and Grandiose Narcissism Are Differentially Associated With Ability and Trait Emotional Intelligence, Frontiers in Psychology,
Zajenkowski, M., Gignac, E. G. (2018). Why do angry people overestimate their intelligence? Neuroticism as a suppressor of the association between trait-anger and subjectively assessed intelligence, Intelligence, 70, 12-21. PDF

Łowicki, P., Witowska, J., Zajenkowski,M., Stolarski, M. (2018). Time to believe: Disentangling the complex associations between time perspective and religiosity, Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 97-106

Maciantowicz, O., Zajenkowski, M. (2018). Is narcissistic anger fueled by neuroticism? the relationship between grandiose and vulnerable narcissism, neuroticism, and trait anger. Current Psychology, PDF 

Witowska, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2018) How is perception of time associated with cognitive functioning? The relationship between time perspective and executive control. Time & Society. PDF

Szymaniak, K., Maciantowicz, O., Zajenkowski, M. (2017). Narcyzm a satysfakcja z życia: pośrednicząca rola neurotyczności i ekstrawersji. Psychologia, Etologia, Genetyka, 36, 65-82.

Zajenkowski, M. (2017). Hostile and energetic: Anger is predicted by low agreeableness and high energetic arousal. PLOS ONE 12(9): e0184919.

Łowicki, P. Zajenkowski, M. (2017). Divine Emotions: On the Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Religious Belief. Journal of Religion and Health, 56 (6), 1998-2009.

 Zajenkowski, M., Stolarski, M., Maciantowicz, O., Malesza, M., Witowska, J. (2016). Time to be smart: Uncovering a complex interplay between intelligence and time perspectives. Intelligence, 58 , 1-9. PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Witowska, J., Maciantowicz, O., Malesza, M. (2016). Vulnerable past, grandiose present: The relationship between vulnerable and grandiose narcissism, time perspective and personality. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 102-106. PDF

Łowicki, P., Zajenkowski, M. (2016). No empathy for people nor for God: The relationship between the Dark Triad, religiosity and empathy. Personality and Individual Differences, PDF

Stolarski, M., Zajenkowski, M., Zajenkowska, A. (2016). Aggressive? from Time to Time… Uncovering the Complex
Associations between Time Perspectives and Aggression. Current Psychology. PDF

Konrad S. Jankowski, Marcin Zajenkowski, Maciej Stolarski, Rafał Styła, Anna Zajenkowska, Małgorzata Jedrasik-Styła, Magdalena Linke. (2016). Polish Version of the Managing the Emotions of Others Scale (MEOS): Psychometric Properties and Validation. Psychological Reports. PDF

Stolarski, M., Vowinckel, J., Jankowski, K. S., Zajenkowski, M. (2015). Mind the balance, be contented: Balanced time perspective mediates the relationship between mindfulness and life satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences. PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Stolarski, M. (2015). Is conscientiousness positively or negatively related to intelligence?
Insights from the national level. Learning and Individual Differences. PDF

Jankowski, K., Zajenkowski, M. (in press). The role of morningness and endurance in mood and attention during morning and evening hours. Journal of Individual Differences.

Zajenkowski, M., Zajenkowska, A. (2015). Intelligence and aggression: the role of cognitive control and test related stress. Personality and Individual Differences. PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Czarna, A. (2015). What makes narcissists unhappy? Subjectively assessed intelligence moderates the relationship between narcissism and psychological well-being. Personality and Individual Differences.PDF

Gorynska, E., Winiewski, M., Zajenkowski, M. (2015). Situational factors and personality traits as determinants of college students’ mood. Personality and Individual Differences. PDF

Zajenkowska, A., Zajenkowski, M., Jankowski, K.S. (2015). The relationship between mood experienced during an exam, proneness to frustration and neuroticism. Learning and Individual Differences.PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Jankowski, K., Kołata, D. (2015). Let’s dance – feel better? Mood changes following dancing in different situations. European Journal of Sport Science.

Zajenkowski, M., Styła, R., Jędrasik-Styła, M. (2015). Task related stress and cognitive control in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatria Polska. PDF (en) PDF (pl)

Zajenkowski, M., Szymanik, J., Garraffa, M. (2014). Working memory mechanisms in proportional quantifiers verification. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 43, 839-853.PDF

Zajenkowska, A., Jankowski, K., Lawrence, C., Zajenkowski, M. (2013). Relationship between Five-Factor personality traits and individual responses to aggression-triggering events among offenders and students. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 947-951.PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Szymanik, J. (2013). Most intelligent people are accurate and some fast people are intelligent. Intelligence, working memory, and semantic processing of quantifiers from a computational perspective. Intelligence, 41, 456-466.PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Stolarski, M., Meisenberg, G. (2013). Openness, economic freedom and democracy moderate the relationship between national intelligence and GDP. Personality and Individual Differences, 55, 391-398.PDF

Zajenkowski, M. (2013). Energetic arousal and language: predictions from the computational theory of quantifiers processing. Human Factors, 55, 924-934.

Stolarski, M., Zajenkowski, M., Meisenberg, G. (2013). National intelligence and personality: their relationships and impact on a nation’s economic success. Intelligence, 41, 94-101.PDF

Zajenkowska, A., Zajenkowski, M. (2013). Temperament and living conditions: A comparison study of Poles and Koreans. Stress and Health, 29. 64-69.PDF

Zajenkowski, M., Goryńska, E., Winiewski, M. (2012). Variability of the relationship between personality and mood. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 858-861.

Jankowski, K., Zajenkowski, M. (2012). Mood as a Result of Temperament Profile: Predictions from the Regulative Theory of Temperament. Personality and Individual Differences, 52,559-562.

Zajenkowski, M., Styła, R., Szymanik, J. (2011). A computational approach to quantifiers as an explanation for some language impairments in schizophrenia. Journal of Communication Disorders, 44, 595-600.

Szymanik, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2011). Contribution of working memory in the parity and proportional judgments. Belgian Journal of Linguistics, 25, 189-206.

Szymanik, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2010). Comprehension of Simple Quantifiers. Empirical Evaluation of a Computational Model. Cognitive Science, 34, 521-532.

Szymanik, J. and Zajenkowski, M. (2010). Quantifiers and working memory. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 6042, 456-464.

Szymanik, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Improving methodology of quantifier comprehension experiments. Neuropsychologia, 47, 2682–2683.

Jankowski, K., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Ilościowe metody szacowania struktury temperamentu w ujęciu regulacyjnej teorii temperamentu. [Qunatitative methods of the assessment of temperant structure] Psychologia – Etologia – Genetyka, 19, 55-70.

Słomczyński, M., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Psychometryczne właściwości kwestionariusza do badania stylów organizacji procesu uczenia się. [Psychometric properties of the learning styles questionnaire]. Kwartalnik pedagogiczny, 213, 123-142.

Jankowski, K. S., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Znaczenie rytmów dobowych i różnic indywidualnych w zakresie uwagi człowieka w bezpieczeństwie transportu drogowego. [Diurnal rhythms and individual differences in attention from the transport safety perspective]. Journal of KONES, 16, 141-147.

Zajenkowski, M. (2008). Uwaga osób o różnym poziomie inteligencji. [Attention and intelligence]. Psychologia. Edukacja i Społeczeństwo , 5, 67-75.

Zajenkowski, M. (2007). Funkcjonowanie osób o różnych cechach z pogranicza inteligencji i osobowości. Perspektywa psychologiczna i pedagogiczna. [Functioning of individuals with different levels of intelligence related personality traits. Psychological and pedagogical perspective]. Ruch Pedagogiczny, 3-4, 17-31.

Zajenkowski, M. (2005). Osobowościowe determinanty zdolności intelektualnych i poziomu wykonania zadań poznawczych. [Personality determinants of intellectual performance]. Annales UMCS. Sectio J: Paedagogia-Psychologia, 18, 23-31.


Ledzińska, M., Zajenkowski, M., Stolarski, M. (2013). Temperament i poznanie. [Temperament and cognition]. Warsaw: Scholar.

Book chapters

Zajenkowski, M., Carrelli, M.G., Ledzinska, M. (2014). Cognitive processes in time perspective. In: Stolarski, Maciej, Fieulaine, Nicolas, van Beek, Wessel (Eds.) Time Perspective Theory; Review, Research and Application. Springer.

Goryńska, E., Winiewski, M., Zajenkowski, M. (2011). Związki między osobowością a nastrojem. [The relationships between personality and mood]. In: E. Goryńska, M. Ledzińska, M. Zajenkowski, (Eds.), Nastrój. Modele, geneza, funkcje. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

Zajenkowski, M. (2011). Energetyczny aspekt poznania. [Energy and cognition] In: E. Goryńska, M. Ledzińska, M. Zajenkowski, (Eds.), Nastrój. Modele, geneza, funkcje. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

Zajenkowski, M., Bylinka, J. (2010). Wytrzymałość w ujęciu regulacyjnej teorii temperamentu a podzielność uwagi w warunkach o różnym stopniu stymulacji. [Endurance as temperamental trait and divided attentention]. In: W. Limont, J. Cieślikowska, J. Dreszer (Eds.) Osobowościowe i środowiskowe uwarunkowania rozwoju ucznia zdolnego. Toruń: Wydawnictwo Naukowe UMK.

Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Różnice i pomosty między inteligencją a osobowością. [Differences and similarities between intelligence and personality]. In: M. Ledzińska, M. Zajenkowski (Eds.), Z badań nad pograniczem inteligencji i osobowości. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Instytutu Psychologii PAN.

Jankowski, K., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Metody szacowania rzetelności. [Methods of reliability assessment] In: K. Fronczyk (Eds.), Psychometria – podstawowe zagadnienia. Warszawa: Vizja Press.

Zajenkowski, M. (2008). Próby łączenia inteligencji i osobowości w świetle współczesnych koncepcji teoretycznych i danych empirycznych. [Linking intelligence and personality in light of empirical findings and theoretical considerations]. In: W. Ciarkowska, W. Oniszczenko (Eds.), Szkice z psychologii różnic indywidualnych. Warszawa: Scholar.

Zajenkowski, M. (2004). Emocje i procesy poznawcze jako przykład elementarnych przedmiotów psychicznych. [Emotions and cognitive processes] In: J. Szymanik, M. Zajenkowski (Eds.), Kognitywistyka. Warszawa: KFpM.

Zajenkowski, M. (2002). Kilka uwag o poznawaniu cudzych stanów psychicznych. [Knowledge about Rother minds] In: T. Ciecierski, L. Nijakowski, J. Szymanik (Eds.), Filozofia i nauki szczegółowe. Warszawa: KFpM.

Papers in proceedings

Dotlačil, J., Szymanik, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2014). Probabilistic semantic automata in the verification of quantified statements. Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, P. Bello, M.McShane, M. Guarini, B. Scassellati (Eds.), Quebec City: Cognitive Science Society, pp. 2967-2972.

Szymanik, J, Steinert-Threlkeld, S., Zajenkowski, M., Icard III, T.F. (2013). Automata and Complexity in Multiple-Quantifier Sentence Verification. In: R. West and T. Stewart (ed.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Ottawa: Carleton University.

Szymanik, J., Zajenkowski, M. (2009). Understanding Quantifiers in Language. In: A. Taatgen and H. van Rijn (red.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society , s. 1109-1115.

Zajenkowski, M. (2005). Psychologiczne aspekty sztucznej inteligencji. [Psychological aspects of artificial intelligence]. W: J. Morbitzer (red.), Komputer w edukacji . Kraków: Wydawnictwo Naukowe AP.

Edited books

  1. Goryńska, M. Ledzińska, M. Zajenkowski, (Eds.). Nastrój. Modele, geneza, funkcje. [Mood: models, origins, functions]. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

  2. Ledzińska, M. Zajenkowski (Eds.). Z badań nad pograniczem inteligencji i osobowości . [Studies from the borderline of personality and intelligence] Warszawa 2009: Wydawnictwo Instytutu Psychologii PAN.

  3. Szymanik, M. Zajenkowski (Eds.). Kognitywistyka. [Cognitive Science]. Warszawa 2004, Wydawca KFpM.


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