Joanna Różycka-Tran

Joanna Różycka-Tran
University of Gdansk | UG · Institute of Psychology

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The present paper aims to validate and examine the psychometric properties of the Vietnamese version of the Benign and Malicious Envy Scale (V-BeMaS; Lange & Crusius, 2015) that has already been used in different cultural groups. In Study 1, exploratory factor (EFA) and reliability analysis was used in a sample of Vietnamese students and adults (N...
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The main purpose of the article is to present the exclusive aspect of Enlightenment as the ultimate goal of spiritual fulfillment within the Buddhist path. The article presents the idea that without the Buddha's Teachings, or the first enlightened person, you cannot achieve Buddhahood or the abstract principle of Enlightenment. The article describe...
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Filial beliefs are defined as a cognitive script or even a contextualized personality construct for social exchanges, which shapes the attitudes of individuals. In the given study, we investigate the factorial structure of the Polish version of the Dual Filial Piety Scale (DFPS-PL) and verify whether measurement of filial piety is invariant among s...
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This article presents a short research report on the relationship between perceived antagonism in social relations measured using the Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG) scale, life satisfaction, and positive and negative affect. Given that individuals who believe that life is like a zero-sum game are likely to perceive their daily interactions with o...
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Even in psychological literature, which describes many determining variables related to the school domain, few studies have investigated the universal (i.e., etic) mechanism underlying parent-child relations, which is a prototype matrix for future student-teacher relations. The role of the imprinted schema of children's obligations toward parents s...
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The Triangular Theory of Love (measured with Sternberg’s Triangular Love Scale – STLS) is a prominent theoretical concept in empirical research on love. To expand the culturally homogeneous body of previous psychometric research regarding the STLS, we conducted a large-scale cross-cultural study with the use of this scale. In total, we examined mor...
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Background Filial piety is a concept containing important ideas about how children should treat their parents. Its demands range from material to emotional requirements, and its structures are often generalized to apply to authority relationships beyond the family. The 16-item Dual Filial Piety Scale (DFPS) developed by Yeh and Bedford has been use...
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In this paper, we examined the psychometric properties of cross-cultural validation and replicability (i.e. measurement invariance) of the Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG) scale, measuring antagonistic belief about interpersonal relations over scarce resources. The factorial structure of the BZSG scale was investigated in student samples from 36 co...
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The authors consider the existence of an energy transfer system (ETS) in the human body and its consequenc-es for health, performing a review of the available literature and studies. The article is an attempt to describe the possible psychophysiological mechanism of ETS (i.e. mechanism of transmission of stimuli in connective tissue) based on bioch...
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The aim of this paper is to examine cross-cultural differences in body stigmatization between the individualistic Christian culture of guilt (Poland) and the collectivistic Buddhist/Confucian culture of honor and shame (Vietnam). The study included 1290 university students from Poland (n = 586) and Vietnam (n = 704). Subjects filled in the body est...
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The aim of this paper was to investigate the relationship between a perceived antagonisticviewofsocialrelations(asastruggleforlimitedresources),measuredbythe BeliefinaZero-SumGame(BZSG)Scale,nationalmilitaryexpenditure,andcivilliberties. We used multi-level modeling to analyze data on 5,520 participants from 30 countries, testing the hypothesis tha...
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Background We examined the equivalence of the individual and the country-level factor structure of the Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG) scale, a tool designed to measure antagonistic beliefs about social relations (i.e., perceived social antagonism) in the struggle for limited resources. Aims In this article we focused on a test of construct isomo...
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This study examines factors related to willingness to host refugees. We examined the role of national attitudes (patriotism, nationalism), out-group attitudes (classic and modern prejudice), and zero-sum thinking: Belief in a Zero-Sum Game and psychological entitlement in attitudes towards hosting refugees. We proposed including zero-sum thinking a...
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Objective: The purpose of the current study is to test the factorial structure of the Mental Health Continuum (Short Form) in Asian population as a part of the scale adaptation and validation in Vietnam. Method: The study was conducted across three different Vietnamese samples (adolescents N = 802, students N = 532, adults N = 1407). Within the pap...
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This report examines the measurement invariance of the Personal Well-being Index with 8 items (PWI-8). University students (N = 5,731) from 26 countries completed the measure either through paper and pencil or electronic mode. We examined unidimensional structure of PWI and performed a Multi-group CFA (MGCFA) to assess the measurement invariance ac...
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Objective: The Mental Health Continuum – Short Form is a brief scale measuring positive human functioning. The study aimed to examine the factor structure and to explore the cross cultural utility of the MHC-SF using bifactor models and exploratory structural equation modelling (ESEM). Method: Using multigroup confirmatory analysis (MGCFA) we exa...
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Several empirical studies have used the Rosenberg General Self-Esteem Scale (RGSE) to address issues of cross-cultural differences in mean level of self-esteem. The majority of these studies have mostly focused on the comparison of individual-level factor structures, leaving unanswered the issue regarding the equivalence of the factor structure of...
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We present the equivalence of the individual- and the cultural-level factor structure of the Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG) scale, a tool designed to measure antagonistic belief about interpersonal relations over scarce resources (named shortly social antagonism). Social antagonism describes zero-sum aspects of competition over scarce resources w...
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Background The article presents the first assessment of the structure and hierarchy of values using the Schwartz theory in Vietnam. Given the near-universal prevalence of the structure of values, we expected this to be found in Vietnam as well. Regarding the hierarchy of values, we expected the hierarchies in the Vietnamese samples to be quite dif...
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In the article, keeping with the hypothesis that people use religious identity to regulate their norm directed behavior appropriately toward in/out-group members, two natural experiments took place in the center of Gdansk city. The samples consisted of bystanders: passengers traveling by tram and customers shopping in a supermarket, where religious...
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This article presents the cross-cultural validation of the Entitlement Attitudes Questionnaire, a tool designed to measure three facets of psychological entitlement: active, passive, and revenge entitlement. Active entitlement was defined as the tendency to protect individual rights based on self-worthiness. Passive entitlement was defined as the b...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediational role of relational psychological contract in social beliefs and work input attitude dependency. We analyzed data taken from employees (N = 258) in four different organizations operating in the Pomeranian market. A mediation analysis showed a strongly mediating role of psychological contra...
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Książka składa się z trzech części, opisujących relacje z podróży po różnych kontynentach świata (Afryce, Azji i Ameryce Południowej), w kontekście wiedzy z zakresu psychologii międzykulturowej i antropologii. Całość tekstu urozmaicają autorskie fotografie.
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The purpose of this study was to analyse similarities and differences in the motivational value system of Vietnamese parents and adolescents, in the context of Schwartz’s value theory. Also, the transmission of values between two generations was studied. The study was performed in three different cities of Vietnam – Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City...
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Th e main aim of this study is to investigate the diff erences between levels of metacognitive self among cultural groups. Metacognitive self is a new concept meaning the level of insight into own biases. We focus on individual versus collective societies as well as the core characteristics of the metacognitive self. Our results indicate better sel...
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This article presents the crosscultural validation of the Entitlement Attitudes Questionnaire, a tool designed to measure three facets of psychological entitlement: active, passive and revenge entitlement. Active entitlement was defined as the tendency to protect individual rights based on self-worthiness. Passive entitlement was defined as the bel...
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This article introduces a novel concept, Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG), proposed as another belief dimension in the family of social axioms. We conceptualize BZSG as a belief system about the antagonistic nature of social relations—that one person's gain is possible only at the expense of other persons. It appears on a level of personal convicti...
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This article introduces a novel concept, Belief in a Zero-Sum Game (BZSG), proposed as another belief dimension in the family of social axioms. We conceptualize BZSG as a belief system about the antagonistic nature of social relations—that one person’s gain is possible only at the expense of other persons. It appears on a level of personal convicti...
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Background The current study investigated the role of three facets of entitlement (active, passive and revenge) in various forms of subjective well-being (SWB): hedonistic and two facets of eudaimonic well-being (social and psychological). Social well-being was based on Keyes’ model (1998) and psychological well-being on Ryff’s model (1989). Par...
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The aim of the present research was to investigate the cognitive representations of the noetic perspective (spirituality) and the influence of the activation of these representations on information processing. The article presents the results of three experiments on groups of students (N = 186), using the lexical decision task (LDT) paradigm. In tw...
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Celem prezentowanego artykułu było ukazanie istnienia reprezentacji umysłowych duchowości oraz możliwości aktywizacji tych reprezentacji poprzez transcendencję poza Ja, zdefiniowaną jako perspektywa noetyczna. Przedstawiono wyniki trzech eksperymentów z udziałem studentów (N = 186), w paradygmacie decyzji leksykalnych (LDT). W dwóch z nich testowan...
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On the basis of findings obtained from students samples from 27 countries (N = 6192) applicability of three-dimensional entitlement model on individual and cultural level were tested. In the article we present theoretical model allowing for cross-cultural comparisons of entitlement attitudes and its relations to socio- economic development of societ...
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Dotychczasowe badania nad wiarą w grę o sumie zerowej na próbach polskich wykazały, że wiara w grę jako przekonanie o antagonistycznej naturze relacji wiąże się z wieloma negatywnymi konsekwencjami społecznymi. Niniejszy artykuł przedstawia wiarę w grę o sumie zerowej w nowym międzykulturowym kontekście, jako uniwersalny aksjomat społeczny, nieopis...
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Previous research examining the relationship between religion and attitudes about death have yielded mixed results due to over-simplified conceptualizations of constructs, lack of theory, and an over-reliance on Western samples. To overcome these issues, the present study examined the relationship between three types of religious orientation and tw...
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This paper compares personal and cultural values in Polish and Vietnamese culture. We conducted a cross-cultural study on two student samples from University of Gdańsk (N = 249) and National Vietnam University (N = 161), analyzing data on the individual and cultural level. We employed Schwartz Profile Value Questionnaire (PVQ IV), fully adapted to P...
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Nota autorska Joanna Różycka, adiunkt w Instytucie Psychologii, na Uniwersytecie Gdańskim. Podziękowania dla Tran Anh Quana i Alicji Mojko, za podróże po różnych przestrzeniach. Korespondencję związaną z artykułem proszę kierować do Joanny Różyckiej, na adres:
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Wpływ technik samoregulacyjnych na procesy psychofizyczne. Badania w wietnamskiej grupie sztuk walki Thien Mon Dao Wpływ procesów mentalnych na stan psychofizyczny człowieka nie jest obcym tematem wśród psychologów zachodnich. Wielu badaczy udowodniło już wpływ technik koncentracyjnych na osobowość, zachowanie, emocje, motywację i procesy poznawcze...
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Pod wpływem pojawienia się w psychologii literatury naukowej dotyczącej noetycznego wymiaru funkcjonowania człowieka, podjęto próbę uporządkowania związanych z nim pojęć i wprowadzenia systematyzacji terminologicznej. Przedstawiono krytyczne podejście do niektórych z funkcjonujących w literaturze definicji oraz zaproponowano nowy termin perspektywy...
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Niniejszy artykuł ma na celu uporządkowanie pojęć związanych z noetycznym wymiarem funkcjonowania człowieka oraz wprowadzenie systematyzacji terminologicznej w tym zakresie. Przedstawiono w nim krytyczne podejście do niektórych z funkcjonujących w literaturze definicji oraz zaproponowano nowy termin – „perspektywa noetyczna”. W klasyfikacji definic...
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Wiara w grę o sumie zerowej jest przekonaniem społecznym o ukrytym założeniu, że zysk lub sukces jednej osoby możliwy jest jedynie kosztem straty lub porażki innej osoby. Aby mierzyć ogólne przekonanie, że życie jest grą o sumie zerowej została skonstruowana specjalna Skala Wiary w Grę o Sumie Zerowej, którą zastosowano w wielu badaniach na różnych...

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This project aimed at examine relationship between entitlement (active, passive, and revenge), belief in life as zero-sum game and subjective well-being (both hedonia and eudaimonia) across cultures. Currently project is closed with data from 42 countries (student samples).