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Prof. Michał Wierzchoń, PhD.

Position / Functions

Professor, Director of the Institute of Psychology, Director of the International PhD study programme CogNeS



+48 12 663 2473

Email / website


Ingardena 6, 30-060 Kraków, room 3.21

Office hours

Office director room 3.21

Monday 9.30-11.00

Teaching (USOSweb)

List of lectures USOSweb system


Jagiellonian University Repository

Representative publications:

Łukowska, M., Sznajder, M. i Wierzchoń, M. (2018). Error-related cardiac response as information for visibility judgements, Scientific Reports, 8, 1131, doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19144-0

Anzulewicz, A. i Wierzchon, M. (2018). Shades of awareness. On the mechanisms underlaying the quality of conscious representations. A commentary to Farzekas and Overgaard (2018). Cognitive Science, doi: 10.1111/cogs.12578

Siedlecka, M., Spychała, N., Łukowska, M., Wiercioch, K. & Wierzchoń, M. (2018). Rubber hand illusion increases pain caused by electric stimuli. Journal of Pain, 19(1),35-45. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.08.005

Jonkisz, J., Wierzchoń, M. i Binder, M. (2017). Four-dimensional graded consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:420. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00420

Szczepanowski, R., Wierzchoń, M. i Szulżycki, M. (2017). Neuronal network and awareness measures of post-decision wagering behavior in detecting masked emotional faces. Cognitive Computation. doi: 10.1007/s12559-017-9456-6,

Skóra, Z. i Wierzchoń, M. (2016). The level of subjective visibility at different stages of memory processing. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 28(8), 965-976. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2016.1225745

Wierzchoń M, Wronka E, Paulewicz B, Szczepanowski R (2016) Post-Decision Wagering Affects Metacognitive Awareness of Emotional Stimuli: An Event Related Potential Study. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0159516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159516

Siedlecka M, Paulewicz B & Wierzchoń M (2016). But I Was So Sure! Metacognitive Judgments Are Less Accurate Given Prospectively Than Retrospectively.. Front. Psychol. 7:218. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00218

Paulewicz, B. & Wierzchoń, M. (2015). Casual Considerations in experimental studies on consciousness. Humana Mente, 29, 227-242.

Anzulewicz, A., Asanowicz, A., Windey, B., Paulewicz,  B., Wierzchoń, M., & Cleeremans, A. (2015). Does level of processing   affect the transition from unconscious to conscious perception? Consciousness and Cognition, doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2015.05.004

Siedlecka, M., Klimza, A., Łukowska, M., i Wierzchoń, M. (2014). Rubber Hand Illusion Reduces Discomfort Caused by Cold Stimulus. PLoS ONE 9(10): e109909. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109909

Wierzchoń, M., Paulewicz, B., Asanowicz, D., Timmermans, B. i Cleeremans, A. (2014).  Different subjective awareness measures demonstrate the influence of visual identification on perceptual awareness. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 109-120.

Wierzchoń, M., Szczepanowski, R., Anzulewicz, A. & Cleeremans, A. (2014). When a (precise) awareness measure became a (sketchy) instrospective report. Consciousness & Cognition, 26, 1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2014.02.001

Szczepanowski, R., Traczyk, J., Wierzchoń, M. i Cleeremans, A. (2013). The perception of visual emotion: Comparing different measures of awareness. Consciousness & Cognition, 22(1), 212-220.

Wierzchoń, M., Asanowicz, D., Paulewicz, B. & Cleeremans, A. (2012). Subjective measures of consciousness in artificial grammar learning task. Consciousness & Cognition, 21(3), 1141-53, doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2012.05.012

Wierzchoń, M., Gaillard, V., Asanowicz, D. i Cleeremans, A. (2012). Manipulating attentional load in sequence learning through Random Number Generation. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 8(2), 179-195.

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Awards & Scholarships

2014           - Malewski Award, granted by the Committee of Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences, June 2014

2010 - 2011 - scholarship of Polish Minister of Science and Higher education for research visit at ULB 

2005           - Polityka magazine Award “Stay with Us”, scholarship for young polish researchers

2005           - Foundation for Polish Science, scholarship for young researchers

2004            - Foundation for Polish Science, conference scholarship