Research grants awarded to CREB members

CREB members have recently been awarded research grants funded by National Science Center in Poland. Tomasz Zaleskiewicz was awarded grant OPUS. The title of the grant is: Mental imagery, emotions, and decisions under risk and uncertainty: Visualizing the future as an aid to decision making. Two students received doctoral scholarship in this project: Joanna Śmieja…

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New book edited by Tomasz Zaleskiewicz and Jakub Traczyk

We are happy to announce a new book edited by Tomasz Zaleskiewicz and Jakub Traczyk titled „Psychological Perspectives on Financial Decision making” and published by Springer New York.  The book reviews the latest research from psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics evaluating how people make financial choices in real-life circumstances. The volume is divided into three…

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The labeling effect in prosocial behavior toward out-group members in the example of people diagnosed with depression.

The labeling effect in prosocial behavior toward out-group members in the example of people diagnosed with depression (Research grant financed by National Science Centre in Poland; PI: Katarzyna Kulwicka-Durmowicz) The aim of the present project is to empirically investigate the labeling effect on pro-social behavior toward members of an out-group, by the example of people…

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Trust in artificial intelligence.

Trust in artificial intelligence (Research grant financed by National Science Centre in Poland; PI: Katarzyna Samson)Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just a new technology. It is a powerful force that is reshaping daily practices, personal and professional interactions, and the social environment we live in. It presents us with unparalleled opportunities but also entails novel,…

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Excessive buying as boredom-triggered behavior.

Excessive buying as boredom-triggered behavior (Research grant financed by National Science Centre in Poland; PI: Agata Gasiorowska)The aim of the present project is to empirically investigate the relation between boredom and excessive buying, which might serve both as a stimulating activity and a compensatory tool aimed at retrieving the sense of meaning when one experiences…

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Mental imagery, emotions, and decisions under risk and uncertainty: Visualizing the future as an aid to decision making.

Mental imagery, emotions, and decisions under risk and uncertainty: Visualizing the future as an aid to decision making. (Research grant financed by National Science Centre in Poland; PI: Tomasz Zaleskiewicz)This project introduces a novel theoretical approach for understanding and predicting people’s behavior in common everyday situations under risk and uncertainty. It posits that the interplay…

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Money and Ethics: The consequences of market-oriented mindset evoked by money for obeying or violating ethical standards.

Money and Ethics: The consequences of market-oriented mindset evoked by money for obeying or violating ethical standards. (Research grant financed by National Science Centre in Poland; PI: Tomasz Zaleskiewicz)The main goal of the present project is to experimentally investigate positive and negative ethical consequences of being in the market-oriented state of mind. On the basis…

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