Selected publications in English

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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:

  8. 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:

  9. 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]

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

  11. 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:

  12. 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:

  13. 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:

  14. 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:

  15. 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:

  16. 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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  17. 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:

  18. 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]

  19. 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:

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

  21. 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:  

  22. 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:

  23. 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:

  24. 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

  25. 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:

  26. 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:

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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:

  30. 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:

  31. 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:

  32. 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:

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

  34. 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

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

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

  37. 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

  38. 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:

  39. 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.

  40. 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

  41. 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.

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

  43. 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

  44. 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.

  45. 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:

  46. 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

  47. 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:

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

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

  51. 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.

  52. 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.

  53. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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