Maciej Behnke (PP&H Lab) has earned a grant for young researchers awarded by Institut of Psychology (Adam Mickiewicz University) for a project entitled "Psychophysiological model of challenge and threat for e-sports". This innovative research will be the first to provide a comprehensive evaluation of affective, motivational, and multilevel physiological and motoric resonses during Counter-Strike gameplay.
Dariusz Drążkowski from PP&H Lab has earned his PhD title. This is the first PhD thesis based on research conducted in Psychophysiology and Health Lab. His supervisor was prof. Michal Stasiakiewicz (UAM). Congratulations!
Michał's scholarly achievements have been acknowledged by the commune of Opatówek where he originated from. Congratulations!
On October 2, 2015 we were visited by James Heathers, psychophysiologist from The University of Sydney, expert in biosignals analysis. The meeting concerned the advanced signal analysis, in particular the interpretation of sighs phenomena ;).
Łukasz Kaczmarek and Dariusz Drążkowski form our Laboratory earned the 1st prize in „POZYTYW 2014” competition for the best paper in the field of positive psychology in 2014, organized by Polish Positive Psychology Society
Kaczmarek, Ł., Drążkowski, D. (2014). Pozytywne interwencje a teoria zachowania planowanego – wyjaśnianie i kształtowanie intencji związanych z poprawą własnego dobrostanu. Przegląd Psychologiczny, 4(57), 465-479.
The prize was awarded "for clarity and elegance of theoretical reasoning and for an explanation of the importance of scientific knowledge for the planning of positive intervention."
The Competition Jury consisted of Prof. dr hab. Anna Brzezińska, Prof. dr hab. Helena Sęk, Prof. dr hab. Ewa Trzebińska and Prof. dr hab. Bogdan Wojciszke.
VIII edition of the National Science Centre research grant programme ended very happily for our team. We received new funding for two projects:
Łukasz Kaczmarek (Principal Investigator). Constructive and destructive responses to romantic partner's success - new dimensions of capitalization theory from the perspective of health psychology. OPUS 8 grant.
Jolanta Enko (Principal Investigator), Łukasz Kaczmarek (Supervisor). Examining Motivational Model for Gratitude Interventions - examination of physiological responses underlying gratitude experience and action. PRELUDIUM 8 grant.
Call for proposals results.
Presented hardware configuration allows for continuous recording of the following data:
- Hemodynamic parameters: systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, stroke volume, cardiac output, total peripheral resistance, baroreflex sensitivity,
- Cardiac parameters: the heart rate, heart rate variability at low and high frequencies.
- Cardio-respiratory interaction: respiratory rate, depth of breathing, respiratory sinus arrhythmia,
- Self-reported affect,
- Expression of basic emotions (happiness, anger, fear, disgust, surprise, sadness, contempt)
- Motor activity of head and feet.
We would like to thank miss Sylwia Skiba, for entering the role of model study participant.