Journal Papers


Rajchert, J., Zajenkowska A., Bodecka-Zych, M., Nowakowska I. i Abramiuk, A. (2022). Hostility bias or sadness bias in excluded individuals: Does anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of right VLPFC vs. left DLPFC have a mitigating effect?. Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience.

Bodecka, M., Zajenkowska., A., Lawrence, C. (in press, 2022). Dad, are they laughing at me? Fathers’ vulnerable narcissism and sons’ hostile attributions. Personality and Individual Differences.

Zajenkowska, A., Duda, E., Bodecka, M., (2022). Reduced Attention Toward Harm Doers’ and Harm Receivers’ Faces in Violent Offenders and Community-based Adults: Evidence from an Eye Tracking Study. Aggressive Behavior.

Zajenkowska, A., Nowakowska, I., Kaźmierczak, I., Rajchert, J., Bodecka-Zych, M., Jakubowska, A., Anderson, J.,L. & Sellbom, M. (2022). The interplay between disinhibition and Present-Hedonistic time perspective in the relation between Borderline Personality Organization and depressive symptoms. Personality and Individual Differences186, 111317.


Rajchert, J., Bodecka – Zych, M., Abramiuk, A. (2021). Bias in perception of relationship behavior: Sex differences and rejection sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences

Bodecka, M., Jonason, K., P., Zajenkowska, A. (in print). Hostile attribution biases in vulnerable narcissists depends on the socio-relational context. Journal of Individual Differences. 

Bodecka, M., Jakubowska, A., Zajenkowska, A. (2021). Warsztat psychoedukacyjny z elementami mentalizacji i jego rola w redukowaniu wrogości wśród osób osadzonych. Psychologia Wychowawcza.

Zajenkowska, A., Nowakowska, I., Bodecka-Zych, M., Rajchert, J., Kaźmierczak, I., Jakubowska, A., & Pinkham, A. E. (2021). Defense Mechanisms and Borderline Personality Organization Among COVID-19 Believers and Non-believers During Complete Lock-Down. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 1427.

Bodecka-Zych, M., Zajenkowska, A., & Bower Russa, M. (2021). Sex Differences in Inmates: Anger, Sensitivity to Provocation and Family History of Imprisonment. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology

Gehrer, N. A., Zajenkowska, A., Bodecka, M., Schönenberg, M., Attention orienting to the eyes in violent female and male offenders: An eye-tracking study. Biological Psychology

Zajenkowska. A., Kaźmierczak. I., Bodecka. M., Rajchert J., Batory-Ginda. A. (2021) Demographic and contextual factors impact a three-tier hierarchy of self-potency among community adults and inmates. Personality and Individual Differences180, 110988.

Bodecka, M., Grala, K., Szymczak, K., Zajenkowska, A., Rajchert, J., Kostrzewska, D., & Lawrence, C. (2021). Relationship between trait anger and rejection sensitivity: the moderating role of the group (inmates and non-inmates). The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 1-16.

Zajenkowska, A., Jasielska, D., Rajchert, J., Nawrocka, K., Macianowicz, O., Smoleń, M., & Bodecka, M. (2021). Wellbeing and sense of coherence among female offenders and non-offenders – The importance of education. The Prison Journal.

Bodecka, M., Nowakowska, I., Zajenkowska, A., Rajchert, J., Kaźmierczak, I., & Jelonkiewicz, I. (2021). Gender as a moderator between Present-Hedonistic time perspective and depressive symptoms or stress during COVID-19 lock-down. Personality and Individual Differences168.

Zajenkowska, A., Rogoza, R; Sasson, N. S; Harvey, F.D.; Penn, D. L.; Pinkham, A. E. (2021). Situational Context Influences the Degree of Hostile Attributions Made by Individuals with Schizophrenia or Autism Spectrum Disorder. British Journal of Clinical Psychology60(2), 160-176.

Zajenkowska, A., Bower Russa, M., Rogoza, R., Park, J., Jasielska, D., & Skrzypek, M. (2021). Cultural influences on social information processing: Hostile attributions in the United States, Poland, and Japan. Journal of personality assessment103(4), 489-497.


Zajenkowska, A., Prusik, M., Jasielska, D., & Szulawski, M. (2020). Hostile attribution bias among offenders and non‐offenders: Making social information processing more adequate. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology.

Zajenkowska A., Rajchert, J. (2020). How sensitivity to provocation shapes encoding and interpretation of ambivalent scenes in an eye tracking study. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 1-19.

Jasielska, D., Rogoza, R., Bower Russa, M., Park, J., & Zajenkowska, A. (2020). Happiness and Hostile Attributions In A Cross-Cultural Context – The Importance of Interdependence. Journal of Happiness Studies, 1-17.

Zajenkowska, A., Barycka, J., & Chotkowska, K. (2020). Borderline personality disorder level predicts change in depressiveness after short‐term group psychotherapy: A study in a daily psychiatric clinic.Counselling and Psychotherapy Research20(2), 380-384.  

Zajenkowska, A., Rajchert, J., & Lawrence, C. (2020). Gender differences in judging intentionality. How the reaction time and sensitivity to provocation moderates this relation. Personality and Individual Differences.


Jasielska, D., Rogoza, R., Zajenkowska, A., & Russa, M. B. (2019). General trust scale: Validation in cross-cultural settings. Current Psychology, 1-11.

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, 69(4), 383-407.

Zajenkowska, A., Jasielska, D., & Melonowska, J. (2019). Stress and Sensitivity to Frustration Predicting Depression among Young Adults in Poland and Korea-Psychological
and Philosophical Explanations. Current Psychology, 1-6.



Zajenkowska, A., Prusik, M., & Szulawski, M. (2018). What Does the Ambiguous Intentions Hostility Questionnaire Really Measure? The Importance of Context in Evaluating Hostility Bias. Journal of personality assessment, 1-9.

Konopka, K., Zajenkowska, A., & Dominiak-Kochanek, M. (2018). The relation of sensitivity to provocation and frustration to direct aggression: the mediating role of beliefs about aggression/La relación entre la sensibilidad a la provocación ya la frustración y la agresión directa: el papel mediador de las creencias sobre la agresión. Revista de Psicología Social, 33(1), 81-110.

Rajchert, J., Konopka, K., & Boguszewski, P. (2018). Aggression and Helping as Responses to Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Rejection in Men and Women. Evolutionary Psychology, Apr-Jun;16(2):1474704918775253.



Konopka, K., Rajchert, J., & Dominiak-Kochanek, M. (2017). The Influence of Aggression-Evoking Cues on Aggressive Cognitions in Males and Females: Different Procedures–Similar Effects. Current Psychology, 1-14.

Rajchert J. (2017) BIS/BAS Systems. In: Zeigler-Hill V., Shackelford T. (eds) Encyclopedia
of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer, Cham

Rajchert, J., Konopka, K., & Huesmann, L. R. (2017). It is more than thought that counts: the
role of readiness for aggression in the relationship between ostracism and displaced
aggression. Current Psychology, 36(3), 417-427.

Zajenkowska, A., Ulatowska, J., Prusik, M., Budziszewska, M. (2017). Be careful what you wish for! Desired and actual behaviour inconsistency in frustrating and provoking situations as predictors of depression. Studia Psychologica, 59/4, 243-255.

Maciantowicz, O. Witowska, J., Zajenkowska, A., Bodecka, M., Skrzypek, M. (2017).
Relacja narcyzmu wielkościowego i wrażliwego z typem popełnionego przestępstwa pośród
osadzonych w polskich zakładach karnych. Psychiatria, 14/4, 249–254.

Mylonas, K., Lawrence, C., Zajenkowska, A., & Russa, M. B. (2017). The Situational
Triggers of Aggressive Responses scale in five countries: factor structure and country
clustering solutions. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 172-179.


Mańczuk, K. & Rajchert, J. (2016). Spójność wartości i stylów rodzicielskich a satysfakcja ze związku małżeńskiego. Psychologia Wychowawcza, 52, 10, 231-239.

Rajchert, J., & Winiewski, M. (2016). The behavioral approach and inhibition systems’ role in
shaping the displaced and direct aggressive reaction to ostracism and rejection. Personality
and Individual Differences, 88, 272-279

Jankowski, K. S., Zajenkowski, M., Stolarski, M., Styła, R., Zajenkowska, A., Jędrasik-Styła, M., & Linke, M. (2016). Polish Version of the Managing the Emotions of Others Scale (MEOS) Psychometric Properties and Validation. Psychological Reports, 118(2), 532-543.

Stolarski, M., Zajenkowski, M., & Zajenkowska, A. (2016). Aggressive? from Time to Time… Uncovering the Complex Associations between Time Perspectives and Aggression. Current Psychology, 1-10.


Zajenkowski, M., Zajenkowska, A. (2015). Intelligence and aggression: the role of cognitive control and test related stress. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 23–28.

Zajenkowska, A., Jankowski, K. S., Mylonas, K., Rajchert, J. (2015). Coffee consumption and
propensity to experience aggressive feelings in provoking and frustrating situations. Current
Issues in Personality Psychology, 3(2), 105–111.

Witowska, J., Zajenkowska, A. (2015). Gniew i satysfakcja z życia wśród buddystów i
katolików w Polsce i w Niemczech. Psychologia Wychowawcza; 49/7, 171-181.

Zajenkowska, A., Konopka, K. (2015). Communion-orientation as an antidote for aggressive
behaviour among high provocation sensitive individuals. Personality and Individual
Differences, 76, 62-67.

Rajchert, J. (2015). Emotional, Cognitive and Self-Enhancement Processes in Aggressive
Behavior After Interpersonal Rejection and Exclusion. Europe’s Journal of
Psychology, 11(4), 707-721.

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. 37, 237–240.


Rajchert, J. M., Żułtak, T., & Smulczyk, M. (2014). Predicting reading literacy and its
improvement in the Polish national extension of the PISA study: The role of intelligence,
trait-and state-anxiety, socio-economic status and school-type. Learning and Individual
Differences, 33, 1-11.

Zajenkowska, A., Mylonas, K., Lawrence, C., Konopka, K. & Rajchert, J. (2014). Cross
cultural sex differences in situational triggers of aggressive responses. International Journal of
Psychology, 49, 5, 355-363.

Zajenkowska, A., Zimmerman, J.M. (2014). Relative Culture: A study on contexting and
extraversion among American and Polish expatriates. Baltic Journal of Management, 9/1, 2


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, 55/8, 947–951.

Rajchert, J. (2013). Prognoza problemów edukacyjnych 6-latków za pomocą rysunkowej techniki przesiewowej. Ruch Pedagogiczny, 3, 121-133.

Rajchert, J., Żółtak, T., Smulczyk, M. (2013). Trait-anxiety’s moderating role in predicting academic performance improvement in PISA. Polish Journal of Applied Psychology, 11(3), s. 73-92.

Zajenkowska, A., Zajenkowski, M. (2013). Temperament and Living Conditions: A Comparison Study of Poles and Koreans. Stress and Health, 29/1, 64–69. (IF 1.22)


Domurat, A., Zajenkowska, (2012). Confucian and Protestant work ethics among Polish and Korean employees and small business owners. Journal of Intercultural Communication, issue 29.


Rajchert, J. (2009). Evaluation of the body image prevention program for youth: self
acceptance directed approach. Psychologia Jakości Życia, 8, 2, 139-164. In Polish.


Rajchert, J. & Kaminska-Feldman, M. (2008). The determinants of evaluative standards concerning others’ regulative activation, Czasopismo Psychologiczne, 14, 255-264. In Polish.

Rajchert, J. (2008). Is it possible that adolescents’ emotional reactions to interpersonal
rejection might be regulated by self distinctiveness?. Psychologia Społeczna, 2, 7, 133-149.
In Polish.


Rajchert, J., Kamińska-Feldman, M. (2007) Family and identity bases of identification with
others. Psychology, Education, Society (accepted 10.10.2007), In Polish.