Selected publications in English

  1. Lanciano, T., Alfeo, F., Curci, A., Marin, C., D’Uggento, A. M., Decarolis, D., Öner, S., Anthony K., Barzykowski, K., Oleksiak, S., Filip., K., Bascón, M., Benavides, A., Bilgin, E., Cabildo, A., de la Mata-Benítez, M. L., Ergen, I., Gofman, A., Janssen, S., Kai-bin, Z., Markostamou, I., Matías-García, J. A., Nourkova, V., Santamaría, A., Szpunar, K., Taylor, A., Watson, L. A., & Zheng, J. (2024) The flashbulb-like nature of memory for the first COVID-19 case and the impact of the emergency. A cross-national survey, Memory, 32(2), 264-282, DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2024.2310554

  2. Kękuś, M., Szpitalak, M., Polczyk, R., & Barzykowski, K. (2024). Online misinformation can distort witnesess’ memories. Analysis of co-witness discussions using a modified MORI-v technique. Frontiers in Psychology (Special Issue: The Impact of Internal and External Influences on Memory and their Relevance to Legal Decisions), 14, 1239139. DOI:

  3. Kękuś, M., Polczyk, R., Ito, H., Kazuo, M., & Barzykowski, K. (2024). Is your memory better than mine? Investigating the mechanisms and determinants of the memory conformity effect using the modified MORI technique. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 38(1), e4171. DOI: [Registered Report Accepted In-Principle: Stage 2]

  4. Barzykowski, K., & Moulin, C. (2023). Are involuntary autobiographical memory and déjà vu natural products of memory retrieval? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, E356. DOI:

  5. Barzykowski, K., & Moulin, C. (2023). Further advancing theories of retrieval of the personal past. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, E384. DOI:

  6. Dodier, O., Barzykowski, K., & Souchay, C. (2023). Recovered Memories as a Special (or Not so Special) Form of Involuntary Autobiographical Memories. Frontiers in Psychology (Special Issue: The Impact of Internal and External Influences on Memory and their Relevance to Legal Decisions), 14:1268757. DOI:

  7. Wereszczyński, M., Śmigiel, A., Tomaszewska, I., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2023). Investigating the relationship between periodontitis and specific memory processes in the search for cognitive markers of Alzheimer’s disease risk (2023). Scientific Reports, 13, 11555.

  8. Skopicz-Radkiewicz, E., Derda, M., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2023). “It was not mentioned”: Improving responses to unanswerable questions using retrieval instructions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. Advance online publication.

  9. Sanson, M., Risløv Staugaard, S., & Barzykowski, K. (2023). What do laypeople believe about the voluntary and involuntary retrieval of memories?. Consciousness and cognition, 110, 103491.

  10. Blank, H., Skopicz-Radkiewicz, E., & Reddy, V. (2022). The devil is not in the detail: Reply to Belli (2022). Applied Cognitive Psychology, 36(2), 482-486.

  11. Moulin, Ch., Carreras, F., & Barzykowski, K. (2023). The phenomenology of autobiographical retrieval. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 14(3), e1638. DOI:

  12. Barzykowski, K., Skopicz-Radkiewicz, E., Kabut, R., Staugaard, S. R., & Mazzoni, G. (2023). Intention and Monitoring Influence the Content of Memory Reports. Psychological Reports, 126(2), 918-945.

  13. Cole, S., Markostamou, I., Watson, L. A., Barzykowski, K., Ergen, I., Taylor, A., & Öner, S. (2023). Spontaneous Past and Future Thinking About the COVID-19 Pandemic Across 14 Countries: Effects of Individual and Country-Level COVID-19 Impact Indicators . Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI:

  14. Öner, S., Watson, L.A., Adıgüzel, Z., […], Barzykowski, K., et al. (2023). Collective remembering and future forecasting during the COVID‑19 pandemic: How the impact of COVID‑19 affected the themes and phenomenology of global and national memories across 15 countries. Memory & Cognition, 51, 729-751. DOI:

  15. Kękuś, M., Chylińska, K., Szpitalak, M., Polczyk, R., Ito, H., Mori, K., & Barzykowski, K. (2023). Reinforced self-affirmation as a method for reducing the eyewitness memory conformity: An experimental examination using the modified MORI technique. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 37(3), 660-674; DOI: [Registered Report Accepted In-Principle: Stage 2]

  16. Wereszczyński, M., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2022). Deficits in spontaneous and stimulus-dependent retrieval as an early sign of abnormal aging. Scientific Reports, 12, 9643.

  17. Szarras-Kudzia K, & Niedźwieńska A (2022) Implementation intentions speed up young adults’ responses to prospective memory targets in everyday life. PLoS ONE 17(1): e0260856. DOI:

  18. Barzykowski, K., Hajdas, S., Radel, R., & Kvavilashvili, L. (2022). Effects of inhibitory control capacity and cognitive load on involuntary past and future thoughts: A laboratory study. Consciousness & Cognition, 102, 1-19. DOI:

  19. Barzykowski, K., & Mazzoni, G. (2022). Do intuitive ideas of the qualities that should characterize involuntary and voluntary memories affect their classification? Psychological Research, 86, 170-195. DOI:

  20. Barzykowski, K., Wereszczyński, M., Hajdas, S., & Radel, R. (2022). Cognitive inhibition behavioral tasks in online and laboratory settings: Data from Stroop, SART and Eriksen Flanker tasks. Data in Brief, 43, 1-6. DOI:

  21. Wereszczyński, M., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2021). Dementia-Free Older Adults with Subjective Cognitive Impairment Show Lower Mood and No Deficits of Spontaneous Memory Retrieval. The International Journal of Aging and Human Development. DOI:

  22. Wójcik, M., Neckar, J., & Niedźwieńska, A.  (2021). Predictors of everyday prospective memory performance: A superiority in the execution of event-based tasks over time-based tasks reverses in real-life situations. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI: 
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  23. Barzykowski, K., Hajdas, S., Radel, R., Niedźwieńska, A., &. Kvavilashvili, L. (2021). The role of inhibitory control and ADHD symptoms in the occurrence of involuntary thoughts about the past and future: An individual differences study. Consciousness and Cognition, 95, 1-19. DOI:

  24. Kękuś, M., Polczyk, R., Ito, H., Kazuo, M., & Barzykowski, K. (2021). Is your memory better than mine? Investigating the mechanisms and determinants of the memory conformity effect using the modified MORI technique. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 35(6), 1624-1630. DOI: [Registered Report Accepted In-Principle: Stage 1]

  25. Blank, H., Panday, A., Edwards, R., Skopicz-Radkiewicz, E., Gibson, V., & Reddy, V. (in press). Double Misinformation: Effects on Eyewitness Remembering. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI:

  26. Hajdas, S., Grzegorzewska, K., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2021). The importance of schooling and parental attitudes for children’s prospective memory. Cognitive Development, 57. DOI:

  27. Barzykowski, K., Staugaard, S. R., & Mazzoni, G. (2021). Retrieval Effort or Intention: Which Is More Important for Participants’ Classification of Involuntary and Voluntary Memories? British Journal of Psychology, 112(4), 1080-1102. DOI:  

  28. Barzykowski, K., Wereszczyński, M., Hajdas, S., & Radel, R. (2021). An Inquisit-web protocol for calculating composite inhibitory control capacity score: An individual differences approach. MethodsX, 8, 1-10. DOI:

  29. Kvavilashvili, L., Niedźwieńska, A., Gilbert, S.J., & Markostamou, I. (2020). Deficits in Spontaneous Cognition as an Early Marker of Alzheimer’s Disease. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. DOI:

  30. Niedźwieńska, A., & Zielińska, M. (2020). Gender differences in remembering about things to do depend on partnership status. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11199-020-01158-6

  31. Niedźwieńska, A., Sołga, J., Zagaja, P., & Żołnierz, M. (2020). Everyday memory failures across adulthood: Implications for the age prospective memory paradox. PLOS ONE 15(9): e0239581. DOI:

  32. Kękuś, M., Chylińska, K., Szpitalak, M., Polczyk, R., Ito, H., Mori, K., & Barzykowski, K. (2020). Reinforced self-affirmation as a method for reducing the eyewitness memory conformity: An experimental examination using the modified MORI technique. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34(5), 1197-1206; DOI:

  33. Niedźwieńska A., & Kvavilashvili L. (2019). Everyday Memory Failures in Older Adults with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment,  Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 70. DOI: 10.3233/JAD-190219

  34. Skopicz-Radkiewicz, E., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2019). Metacognition and the accuracy of retrieval: Integration of new ideas. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 50(2), 193-206. DOI: 10.24425/ppb.2019.129452

  35. Barzykowski, K., Riess, M., Hajdas, S. & Niedźwieńska, A. (2019).  School in our memory: Do we remember the middle and high school time differently? Journal of Cognitive Psychology. DOI:

  36. Barzykowski, K., Niedźwieńska, A., & Mazzoni, G. (2019). How intention to retrieve a memory and expectation that it will happen influence retrieval of autobiographical memories. Consciousness and Cognition, 72, 31-48. DOI:

  37. Barzykowski, K., Radel, R., Niedźwieńska, A, & Kvavilashvili, L. (2019). Why are we not flooded by involuntary thoughts about past and future? Testing the cognitive inhibition dependency hypothesis. Psychological Research, 83(4), 666-683. DOI:

  38. Ito, H., Barzykowski, K., Grzesik, M., Gülgöz, S., Gürdere, C., Janssen, S., Khor, J., Rowthorn, H., Wade, K., Luna, K., Albuquerque, P.B., Kumar, D., Singh, A. D., Cecconello, W. W., Cadavid S., Laird, N., Baldassari, M. J., Lindsay, S. & Mori, K. (2019). Eyewitness Memory Distortion Following Discussion: A Replication of Garry, French, Kinzett, and Mori (2008) in Ten Countries. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 8(1), 68-77. DOI:

  39. Niedźwieńska, A., & Kvavilashvili, L. (2018). Reduced mind-wandering in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Testing the spontaneous retrieval deficit hypothesis. Neuropsychology, 32(6), 711-723. DOI:

  40. Ślusarczyk, E., Niedźwieńska, A., & Białecka-Pikul, M. (2018). The first signs of prospective memory. Memory, 26(10), 1385-1395. DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2018.1483516

  41. Barzykowski, K., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2018). Involuntary autobiographical memories are relatively more often reported during high cognitive load tasks. Acta Psychologica, 182, 119-128. DOI:

  42. Barzykowski, K., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2018). Priming involuntary autobiographical memories in the lab. Memory, 26(2), 277-289. DOI:

  43. Barzykowski, K., & Staugaard, S. R. (2018). How intention and monitoring your thoughts influence characteristics of autobiographical memories. British Journal of Psychology, 109(2), 321-340. DOI:10.1111/bjop.12259

  44. Niedźwieńska, A., Kvavilashvili, L., Ashaye, K., & Neckar, J. (2017). Spontaneous Retrieval Deficits in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Case of Focal Event-Based Prospective Memory.Neuropsychology. DOI:

  45. Riess, M., Janoszczyk, K., Niedźwieńska, A., & Rendell, P.G. (2016). Gender differences in prospective memory in young and older adults. Annals of Psychology, 19 (4), 793-812.

  46. Barzykowski, K., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2016). The effects of instruction on the frequency and characteristics of involuntary autobiographical memories. PLoS ONE, 11(6). DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157121

  47. Niedźwieńska, A., Rendell, P.G., Barzykowski, K., & Leszczyńska, A. (2016). Virtual Week: Validity and psychometric properties of a Polish adaptation. European Review of Applied Psychology, 66(2), 79-84.

  48. Krogulska, A., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2016). The role of time delay in memory conformity. Annals of Psychology, XIX, 149-157.

  49. Barzykowski, K., & Staugaard, S.R. (2016). Does retrieval intentionality really matter? Similarities and differences between involuntary memories and directly and generatively retrieved voluntary memories. British Journal of Psychology, 107(3), 519-536. DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12160

  50. Niedźwieńska, A., Rendell, P., Barzykowski, K., & Leszczyńska, A. (2014). Only Social Feedback Reduces Age-Related Prospective Memory Deficits in "Virtual Week". International Psychogeriatrics, 26(5), 759-767.

  51. Barzykowski, K. (2014). How can we catch spontaneous memories: A review of methodological issues in involuntary autobiographical memories studies. In: SAGE Research Methods Cases. London: SAGE Publications, Ltd. DOI:

  52. Ślusarczyk, E., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2013). A naturalistic study of prospective memory in preschoolers: The role of task interruption and motivation. Cognitive Development, 28 (3), 179-192. DOI:10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.10.004

  53. Niedźwieńska, A., Janik, B., & Jarczyńska, A. (2013). Age-related differences in everyday prospective memory tasks: the role of planning and personal importance. International Journal of Psychology, 48, 1291-1302. DOI:

  54. Barzykowski, K. (2012). Methodological issues in involuntary autobiographical memory research. In: M. Mokryš & A. Lieskovský (eds.), Proceedings in advanced Research in Scientific Areas. The 1st Virtual International Conference (pp. 747-750). Žilina: EDIS - Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina.

  55. Niedźwieńska, A., & Barzykowski, K. (2012). The age prospective memory paradox within the same sample in time-based and event-based tasks. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 12, 58-83.

  56. Szarras, K., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2011). The role of rehearsals in self-generated prospective memory tasks. International Journal of Psychology, 46, 346-353.

  57. Niedźwieńska, A., & Świeży, M. (2010). The self-defining function of recalling personal memories and identity status. Identity. An International Journal of Theory and Research, 10, 304-310.

  58. Kabzińska, J., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2010). The effect of providing descriptions of perpetrators on their identification by eyewitnesses and investigative bodies. Problems of Forensic Sciences, 84, 326-335.

  59. Bacova, V., Brzezina, I., & Leśniak, A. (2010). Anticipated loss aversion for small and large amounts of money in culturally different (Slovakia, Poland, Bolivia). Studia Psychologica, 4, 52, 315-326.

  60. Oczak, M., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2007). Debriefing in deceptive research: A proposed new procedure. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 2, 49-59.

  61. Niedźwieńska, A., Neckar, J., & Baran, B. (2007). Development and validation of the Implicit Memory Theory Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 23, 185-192.

  62. Niedźwieńska, A. (2004). Metamemory knowledge and the accuracy of flashbulb memories. Memory, 12, 603-613.

  63. Niedźwieńska, A. (2003). Distortion of autobiographical memories. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 17, 81-91.

  64. Niedźwieńska, A. (2003). Gender differences in vivid memories. Sex Roles, 49, 321-331.

  65. Niedźwieńska, A. (2003). Misleading postevent information and flashbulb memories. Memory, 11, 549-558.

  66. Baran, B., & Niedźwieńska, A. (2002-2003). Imagination inflation and implicit memory theories. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 22, 275-287.

  67. Niedźwieńska, A. (2002). Source monitoring errors in misinformation paradigm. Polish Psychological Bulletin, 33, 13-21.

  68. Niedźwieńska, A. (2000). Imagination and source monitoring accuracy. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 20, 21-31.