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Przemysław Bąbel


Przemysław Bąbel, Ph.D., is a psychologist, professor of the Jagiellonian University, where he serves as the head of the Research Discipline Council for Psychology, vice director of the Institute of Psychology, and the head of the Pain Research Group. He is also the president of the Polish Society of Behavioral Psychology and a member of the Committee on Psychological Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Prof. Bąbel‘s research interests include mechanisms of placebo effects, the memory of pain, and psychological factors affecting pain perception. He is also interested in the applications of behavior analysis and the psychology of memory in education. Prof. Bąbel has co-authored over 80 scientific publications, including eight books, and more than 100 popular science publications. In 2008 he received the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences’ “Golden Mind – Master in Knowledge Promotion” Award for his contribution to the popularization of science, and in 2018 he received the Prime Minister’s Award for highly valued achievements based on which the degree of a habilitated doctor of science was awarded. In 2019 Prof. Bąbel was awarded the Association for Psychological Science Fellow status for his sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology.