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BIO Wojciech Kulesza


Wojciech Kulesza

Ph.D. / Associate Professor


Institute of Psychology
Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw
Head of the Department of Social Psychology


Professor Kulesza is a social psychologist. He researches the phenomenon of mimicry and mirroring in human behavior. He also studies psychology of love.

He has written numerous publications on mimicry, including a book Efekt kameleona. Psychologia naśladownictwa [A Chameleon Effect. The Psychology of Mimicry] (2016), which analyses the phenomenon of mimicry and presents a balance of gains and losses resulting from mirroring. He publishes in Polish and international journals. Moreover, he often writes popular science articles for Polish publications, such as a daily Gazeta Wyborcza and a weekly magazine Polityka.

He is a proponent of practical applications of social psychology.

Professor Kulesza received a scholarship from the weekly magazine Polityka. He was also the Chair and a member of an Interdisciplinary Advisory Board for the promotion of education, established by the Minister of Science and Higher Education. From 2012-2013, he was a research fellow at the Florida Atlantic University, in the United States.

At SWPS University, he teaches classes in social psychology and psychology of love.