Małgorzata Wierzba, Ph.D.
Affiliated Postdoc

About me:

  • Since 2014: Ph.D. candidate, Laboratory of Brain Imaging, Neurobiology Center, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences
    Supervisors: Artur Marchewka, Ph.D., 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


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Research interests:

cognitive and affective neuroscience, emotion, cognitive control
(in love with EPI sequence sound, as well as MATLAB and R programming)

Selected publications:

M. Wierzba, M. Riegel, M. Wypych, K. Jednoróg, A. Grabowska & A. Marchewka (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


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