Małgorzata Wierzba, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
m.wierzba@nencki.edu.pl

About me:

  • 2020 (ongoing): Assistant Professor | Postdoc, Laboratory of Brain Imaging, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences
    Supervisor: prof. Artur Marchewka
  • 2020 (ongoing): Affiliated Postdoc, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine, INM-7: Brain and Behaviour, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany
    Supervisor: prof. Michael Hanke
  • 2014 - 2020: Ph.D., Laboratory of Brain Imaging, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences
    Supervisor: prof. Anna Grabowska
  • 2013: M.Sc. in Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Warsaw
  • 2008: M.Sc. in Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw

Online:

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0820-2662
github.com/m-wierzba
Google Scholar
ResearchGate

Research interests:

cognitive neuroscience, emotion, natural language processing, data analysis, open science

Selected publications:

Wagner, A.S., Waite, L.K., Wierzba, M., Hoffstaedter, F., Waite, A.Q., Poldrack, B., Eickhoff, S.B., & Hanke, M. (2022) FAIRly big: A framework for computationally reproducible processing of large-scale data. Scientific Data 9(1):80. doi:10.1038/s41597-022-01163-2

Wierzba M., Riegel M., Kocoń J., Miłkowski P., Janz A., Klessa K., Juszczyk K., Konat B., Grimling D., Piasecki M., & Marchewka A. (2021) Emotion norms for 6000 Polish word meanings with a direct mapping to the Polish wordnet. Behavior Research Methods. doi:10.3758/s13428-021-01697-0

Wierzba M., Riegel M., Wypych M., Jednoróg K., Grabowska A., & Marchewka A. (2018) Cognitive control over memory – individual differences in memory performance for emotional and neutral material. Scientific Reports, 8:3808. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-21857-1

Wierzba M., Riegel M., Pucz A., Leśniewska Z., Dragan W. Ł., Gola M., Jednoróg K., & Marchewka A. (2015) Erotic subset for the Nencki Affective Picture System (NAPS ERO): cross-sexual comparison study. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1336. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01336

Wierzba M., Riegel M., Wypych M., Jednoróg K., Turnau P., Grabowska A., & Marchewka A. (2015) Basic emotions in the Nencki Affective Word List (NAWL BE): new method of classifying emotional stimuli. PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132305

Riegel M., Żurawski Ł., Wierzba M., Moslehi A., Klocek Ł., Horvat M., Grabowska A., Michalowski J. Jednoróg K., & Marchewka A. (2015) Characterization of the Nencki Affective Picture System by discrete emotional categories (NAPS BE). Behavior Research Methods, doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0620-1.

Riegel M., Wierzba M., Wypych M., Żurawski Ł., Jednoróg K., Grabowska A., & Marchewka A. (2015) Nencki Affective Word List (NAWL): the cultural adaptation of the Berlin Affective Word List – Reloaded (BAWL-R). Behavior Research Methods. doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0552-1



Funding:

Speciality from my kitchen: Chocolate in every form. And mini-marshmallows.