Irena Domachowska, M.Sc.

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Irena Domachowska M.Sc.


Professur Sozialpsychologie

Professur Sozialpsychologie

Adresse work


BZW, A211 Zellescher Weg 17

01069 Dresden

work Tel.
+49 351 463-32290
fax Fax
+49 351 463-37275

Research interests

  • self-regulation, i.e. how people regulate their actions, cognitions and emotions
  • influence of embodiments on emotion regulation
  • effects of positive emotions on cognitive control and attention
  • effects of ostracism on behaviour
  • Just World Belief and its effects on victim evaluations

Academic achievements

  • Vermeulen, N., Domachowska, I. M., Nielson, K. A. (2018). Memory and Executive Functions in Alexithymia. In Luminet, O., Bagby, M., Taylor, G. (Eds.), Alexithymia: A Disorder of Emotion Processing and Regulation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 
  • Domachowska, I. M., Heitmann, C., Deutsch, R., Goschke, T., Scherbaum, S., & Bolte, A. (2016). Approach-motivated positive affect reduces the breadth of attention: Registered replication report of Gable and Harmon-Jones (2008). Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 

  • Seidl, C. & Domachowska, I. M. (2014). Teaching variability engineering to cognitive psychologists. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 18th International Software Product Line Conference, Florence, Italy. 

  • Domachowska, I. M. (2010). Białość, czyli wpływ atrybucji na tożsamość kulturową [Whiteness, the influence of attributions on the cultural identity]. Podteksty, 4(22) 


November 2012 – (anticipated) June 2018 

Technical University, Dresden, Germany                 Doctoral Candidate                                                    Dissertation: Emotional Modulation of Cognitive Control: Effects of Positive Affect on Attention                         Breadt Supervisors: Prof. Thomas Goschke, Dr. Annette Bolte                                    

September 2014 – December 2014 

Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Experimental Psychology Visiting Scholar
Supervisor: Prof. Nick Yeung 

September 2010 – July 2012 

Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands      Research Master in Social Psychology (cum laude) Thesis: The Effects of Approach/Avoidance Motivation on Anger Regulation                                                   Supervisor: Dr. Sander Koole   

April 2012 – May 2012 

University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom Research Intership                                                                 Supervisor: Prof. Roger Giner-Sorolla

February 2010 – May 2010 

Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Research Internship
Supervisor: Prof. Jan-Willem Van Prooijen 

September 2004 – June 2010 

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznán, Poland            Master of Arts in Psychology (cum laude)                  Thesis: The Just World Belief and Evaluation of Events Supervisor: Prof. Elzbieta Hornowska

September 2009 – January 2010 

Vrije University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Organizational and Social Psychology exchange student, LLP-Erasmus scholarship 

Relevant Work Experience

August 2011 – November 2012 

GGZ Keizersgracht, Amsterdam                                   Psychotherapist                                                                       Individual psychotherapy, mindfulness trainings, co-trainer for therapeutic groups

September 2010 – August 2011 

GGZ Keizersgracht, Amsterdam                                   Intern                                                                                           Co-trainer for therapeutic groups: beeldende therapie, autonomiegroep, assertiveness training, personal data management, administrative tasks

September 2010 – May 2011 

Stichting Nederlands Pools Huis, Amsterdam  Intercultural trainer                                                   Trainer for workshops about cultural awareness and intercultural competence for Polish migrants in the Netherlands 

February – May 2010 

Department of Social Psychology, VU University   Research assistant                                                      Writing summaries of important research articles, designing and conducting psychological research in the laboratory, data management, statistical analysis of the data, writing research reports

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