Solomon Asch Early Career Prize

The Solomon Asch Prize is annually awarded to early career researchers who have published their papers in Social Psychological Bulletin before or up to 3 years after completion of their Ph.D. The candidate for the award should be either the only author or the first co-author of the article. The winner of Asch Award is selected by the SPB Editorial Board on the basis of critical assessment of all eligible papers. Only papers which were published in the previous year (to the year of competition announcement) will be taken into consideration.

The announcement of the winner and prize ceremony takes place each year during the General Assembly of the Polish Social Psychological Society in September. The monetary value of the prize is 1,000 Euro.

Prize Recipients

Award Year Recipient Awarded Paper
2022 Amélie Bret (Université Clermont Auvergne, LAPSCO, CNRS) Bret, A., Beffara, B., Mierop, A., & Mermillod, M. (2021). Differentiated Evaluation of Counter-Conditioned Stimuli as a Function of Right-Wing Authoritarianism. Social Psychological Bulletin, 16(2), 1-26.
2021 Thuy-vy Nguyen (University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom) Nguyen, T.- vy, McPhetres, J., & Deci, E. L. (2020). Beyond God and Government: The Role of Personal Control in Supporting Citizens’ Well-Being in the Face of Changing Economy and Rising Inequality. Social Psychological Bulletin, 15(1), 1-21.
2020 Ashley M. Araiza (Stony Brook University) Araiza, A. M., & Freitas, A. L. (2019). Self-Esteem Relates to Expecting Others to See Us How We See Ourselves. Social Psychological Bulletin, 14(3), 1-19.
2019 Dominika Bulska (Warsaw University) Bulska, D., & Winiewski, M. (2018). Irrational Critique of Israel and Palestine: New Clothes for Traditional Prejudice? Social Psychological Bulletin, 13(1), 1-23.
2018 Two ex-eaquo awards (shared authorship): Gabriela Czarnek & Piotr Dragon (Jagiellonian University) Czarnek, G., Dragon, B., Szwed, P., Wojciszke, B. (2017). Political Beliefs Questionnaire: Psychometric properties. Psychologia Społeczna, 41, 205–222. doi: 10.7366/1896180020174108
2017 Julia Zając (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences) Zając, J., Wojciszke, B. (2016). In search of the substitute of human physical presence: The influence of virtual assistant on task performance. Psychologia Społeczna, 39, 440–457. doi: 10.7366/1896180020163905
2016 Katarzyna Szczucka (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw) Szczucka, K. (2015). Some evidence that Dutton and Aron almost forty years ago had shown not necessarily what they intended to show. Psychologia Społeczna, 32, 8-23. doi: 10.7366/1896180020153201
2015 Kamil Imbir (Maria Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw) Imbir, K., Rutniewska, M. (2014). The role of automatic vs reflective emotions in intuitive social judgments. Psychologia Społeczna, 31, 455-465. doi: 10.7366/1896180020143107
2014 Barnaba Danieluk (University of Marie Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin) Danieluk, B. (2013). How many selves is in the self-conscious emotions? Commitment of the self and shame, guilt and embarrassment. Psychologia Społeczna, 26, 302–322.
2013 Marta Roczniewska (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Sopot) Roczniewska, M., Kolanczyk, A. (2012). Automatic evaluation as a function of regulatory focus and goal pursuit. Psychologia Społeczna, 20, 34-47.
2012 Two ex-eaquo awards: Malwina Szpitalak (Jagiellonian University) & Anna Czarna (Wroclaw University)

Szpitalak, M., Polczyk, R. (2011). The cognitive warm-up effect and susceptibility to the misinformation. Psychologia Społeczna, 18, 214-225.

Czarna, A. (2011). A narcissist in the social network. What does network analysis tell us about the functioning of narcissistic individuals? Psychologia Społeczna, 17, 129-145.

2011 Marta Snarska (Warsaw University); honorable mention: Barnaba Danieluk (University of Marie Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin)

Snarska, M. (2010). Objective and subjective nature of distributed resources as determinants of allocation preferences. Psychologia Społeczna, 13, 7–26.

Danieluk, B. (2010). Application of logistic regression in experimental research. Psychologia Społeczna, 14, 199–216.

2010 Julita Koszur (SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw) Koszur, J. (2009). Role of political expertise in hindsight bias. Psychologia Społeczna, 12, 239-254.
2009 Two ex-eaquo awards: Monika Wróbel (Łódź University) & Katarzyna Jaśko (Jagiellonian University)

Wróbel, M. (2008). On the transfer of emotions and moods between people - the mechanism and psychological determinants of affective contagion. Psychologia Społeczna, 8, 210-230.

Jaśko, K., Kossowska, M. (2008). Values and understanding of the concept of democracy. Psychologia Społeczna, 8, 243-257.

2008 Two ex-eaquo awards: Michał Bilewicz (Warsaw University) & Marcin Bukowski (Jagiellonian University)

Bilewicz, M. (2007). Profiting from middle-range theories. Psychologia Społeczna, 5, 262-265.

Bukowski, M. (2006). Context and stereotyping: Decreasing the activation of stereotypes by training in analytical information processing. Psychologia Społeczna, 2, 44-52.