Artur Marchewka, PhD, DSc

Artur deals with the imaging of the structure and function of the human brain. He is interested in the influence of emotions on the functioning of people, the processing of language and the plasticity of the human brain.

He works as an associate professor at the Institute of Experimental Biology of M. Nencki of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Since 2014, he has been managing the Brain Imaging Studio. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Warsaw. He defended his Ph.D. in biological sciences (specialization in psychophysiology). Artur completed his postdoctoral training at the Center Hospitalier Universit├ę Vaudois in Lausanne (Switzerland). He received a scholarship from the Minister of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young scientists (2013-2015), he is also a laureate of the SCIEX program (2010-2011) and Mentoring of the Polish Science Foundation (2014). His research work was awarded, among others, with the prize of J. Konorski (2012, 2017). He is a co-author of over 50 experimental works in international journals.

His team has developed a set of visual affective stimuli (Nencki Affective Picture System) and verbal stimuli in Polish (Nencki Affective World List).

When he does not work scientifically, he practices kitesurfing, wakeboarding or Ashtanga yoga.