My primary fields of interest are economic psychology and decision making. I do my research in such fields as risk perception, risk taking, psychology of money, and behavioral finance. I am Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Psychology and serve as a reviewer in many journals in such fields as social psychology, cognitive psychology, decision making, economic psychology. In 2018 I was elected President of the International Association of Applied Psychology, Division of Economic Psychology.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Interpersonal Processes
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Motivation, Goal Setting
- Gasiorowska, A., Chaplin, L., Zaleskiewicz, T., Wygrab, S., & Vohs, K. (2016). Money Cues Increase Agency and Decrease Prosociality Among Children: Early Signs of Market Mode Behaviors. Psychological Science, 27, 331-344. doi:10.1177/0956797615620378
- Gasiorowska, A., & Zaleskiewicz, T. (2020, in press). Trading in search of structure: Market relationships as a compensatory control tool. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/pspi0000246
- Gasiorowska, A., Zaleskiewicz, T., Kesebir, P. (2018). Money as an Existential Anxiety Buffer: Exposure to Money Prevents Mortality Reminders from Leading to Increased Death Thoughts. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 79, 394 – 409.
- Gasiorowska, A., Zaleskiewicz, T., & Wygrab, S. (2012). Would you do something for me? Effects of money activation on social preferences and social choices in young children. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33, 603-608.
- Samson, K., & Zaleskiewicz, T. (2020). Social class and interpersonal trust: Partner’s warmth, external threats and interpretations of trust betrayal. European Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 634-645.
- Sobkow, A., Traczyk, J., & Zaleskiewicz, T. (2016). The affective bases of risk perception: Negative feelings and stress mediate the relationship between mental imagery and risk perception. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:932. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00932
- Traczyk J, Sobkow A, Zaleskiewicz T (2015) Affect-Laden Imagery and Risk Taking: The Mediating Role of Stress and Risk Perception. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0122226. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0122226
- Traczyk, J., Zaleskiewicz, T. (2015). Implicit attitudes toward risk: The construction and validation of the measurement method. Journal of Risk Research, 19, 632-644.
- Tyszka, T., & Zaleskiewicz, T. (2012). The strength of emotions in moral judgment and decision-making under risk. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 43, 132-144.
- Tyszka, T., & Zaleskiewicz, T. (2006). When does information about probability count in choices under risk? Risk Analysis, 26, 1623-1636.
- Zaleskiewicz, T. (2011). Financial forecasts during the crisis: Were experts more accurate than laypeople? Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 384-390.
- Zaleskiewicz, T. (2001). Beyond risk seeking and risk aversion: Personality and the dual nature of economic risk taking. European Journal of Personality, 15, S105-S122.
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Bernady, A., & Traczyk, J. (2020, in press). Entrepreneurial Risk Taking is Related to Mental Imagery: A Fresh Look at the Old Issue of Entrepreneurship and Risk. Applied Psychology: An International Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12226
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A. (2018). Tell Me What I Wanted to Hear: Confirmation Effect in Lay Evaluations of Financial Expert Authority. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 67, 686 – 722. doi: 10.1111/apps.12145
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A., Kesebir, P. (2015). The Scrooge Effect Revisited: Mortality Salience Increases the Satisfaction Derived from Prosocial Behavior. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 59, 67-76.
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A., & Kesebir, P. (2013). Saving can save from death anxiety: Mortality salience and financial decision-making. PLoS ONE, 8, 11:e79407. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079407
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A., Kesebir, P., Luszczynska, A., & Pyszczynski, T. (2013). Money and the fear of death: The symbolic power of money as an existential anxiety buffer. Journal of Economic Psychology, 36, 55-67.
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A., Stasiuk, K., Maksymiuk, R., & Bar-Tal, Y. (2016). Lay Evaluation of Financial Experts: The Action Advice Effect and Confirmation Bias. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, 7:1476. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01476
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Piskorz, Z., & Borkowska, A. (2002). Fear or money? Decisions on insuring oneself against flood. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 7, 221-233.
- Zaleskiewicz, T. (2015). Behavioral Finance. In M. Altman (Ed.), Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics (pp. 31-33). New York: Praeger.
- Zaleskiewicz, T. (2006). Behavioral finance. In M. Altman (Ed.), Handbook of contemporary behavioral economics: Foundations and developments (p. 706-728). New York: M. E. Sharpe Publishers.
- Zaleskiewicz, T. (2004). From necessity to pleasure: Individual differences in stimulating and instrumental risk taking. In S. P. Shohov (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (77-100). New York: Nova Science.
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A. (2016). The psychological consequences of money for economic and social relationships. In C. Jansson-Boyd & M. Zawisza (Eds.), The International Handbook of Consumer Psychology (pp. 590-619). Oxford: Taylor & Francis ROUTLEDGE.
- Zaleskiewicz, T., Gasiorowska, A., & Vohs, K. D. (2018). The psychological meaning of money. In: R. Ranyard (Ed.), Economic Psychology (pp. 107-121). London: Wiley.
- Economic Psychology
- Psychology of Decision Making
Wroclaw Faculty of Psychology
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities