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Artur Marchewka

Position: Head of the Laboratory of Brain Imaging  at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw


Cooperating person in Laboratory of Psychophysiology at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw


M. Sc. in psychology at Warsaw University faculty of Psychology (2004)

PhD studies in neurobiology at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology (2009)

Postdoctoral Training (2010 -2011) Neuroimaging Research Lab (LREN) at the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland 

Scientific interests:

Brain structure and function
Memory, Emotion and Attention.


Riegel M, Żurawski Ł, Wierzba M, Moslehi A, Klocek Ł, Horvat M, Grabowska A, Michałowski J, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A. Characterization of the Nencki Affective Picture System by discrete emotional categories (NAPS BE). Behavior Research Methods, DOI: 10.3758/s13428-015-0620-1 (2015, in press)

Dębska A, Łuniewska M, Chyl K, Banaszkiewicz A, Żelechowska A, Wypych M, Marchewka A, Pugh KR, Jednoróg K. Neural basis of phonological awareness in beginning readers with familial risk of dyslexia - results from shallow orthographyNeuroimage, 132: 406-416, 2016

Siuda-Krzywicka K, Bola Ł, Paplińska M, Sumera E, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Śliwińska MW, Amedi A, Szwed M. Massive cortical reorganization in sighted Braille readers. Elife, 5: pii: e10762, 2016

Riegel M, Wierzba M, Grabowska A, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A. Effect of emotion on memory for words and their context. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 524(8): 1636-1645, 2016

Bierzynska M, Bielecki M, Marchewka A, Debowska W, Duszyk A, Zajkowski W, Falkiewicz M, Nowicka A, Strelau J, Kossut M. Effect of frustration on brain activation pattern in subjects with different temperament. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1989, 2016

Jankowiak-Siuda K, Rymarczyk K, Żurawski Ł, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A. Physical attractiveness and sex as modulatory factors of empathic brain responses to pain. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9: 236, 2015

Riegel M, Wierzba M, Wypych M, Żurawski Ł, Jednoróg K, Grabowska A, Marchewka A. Nencki Affective Word List (NAWL): the cultural adaptation of the Berlin Affective Word List – Reloaded (BAWL-R).  Behavior Research Methods, 47(4): 1222-1236, 2015

Wierzba M, Riegel M, Pucz A, Leśniewska Z, Dragan WŁ, Gola M, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A. Erotic subset for the Nencki Affective Picture System (NAPS ERO): cross-sexual comparison study. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1336, 2015

Wierzba M, Riegel M, Wypych M, Jednoróg K, Turnau P, Grabowska A, Marchewka A. Basic Emotions in the Nencki Affective Word List (NAWL BE): New Method of Classifying Emotional Stimuli. PLoS One, 10 (7): e0132305, 2015

Jednoróg K, Bola Ł, Mostowski P, Szwed M, Boguszewski PM, Marchewka A, Rutkowski P. Three-dimensional Grammar in the Brain: Dissociating the Neural Correlates of Natural Sign Language and Manually Coded Spoken Language. Neuropsychologia, 71: 191-200, 2015

Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Altarelli I, Monzalvo K, van Ermingen-Marbach, M, Grande M, Grabowska A, Heim S, Ramus F. How reliable are grey matter disruptions in developmental dyslexia? Insights from a large-scale voxel-based morphometry study. Human Brain Mapping, 36: 1741–1754, 2015

Jednoróg K, Gawron N, Marchewka A, Heim S. Grabowska A. Cognitive subtypes of dyslexia are characterized by distinct patterns of grey matter volume. Brain Structure & Function, 219: 1697-1707, 2014

Marchewka A, Żurawski L, Jednoróg K, Grabowska A. The Nencki Affective Picture System (NAPS). Introduction to a novel standardized wide range high quality realistic pictures database. Behavior Research Methods, 46: 596-610, 2014

Marchewka A, Kherif F, Krueger G, Grabowska A, Frackowiak R, Draganski B. Influence of magnetic field strength and image registration strategy on voxel-based morphometry in a study of Alzheimer’s disease. Human Brain Mapping, 35 (5): 1865-1874, 2014 

Marchewka A, Jednoróg K, Falkiewicz M, Szeszkowski W, Grabowska A, Szatkowska I.  Sex, Lies and fMRI - Gender Differences in Neural Basis of Deception. PLoS One 7(8): e43076, 2012

Brzezicka A, Sędek G, Marchewka A, Gola M, Jednoróg K, Królicki L, Wróbel A. A role for the right prefrontal and bilateral parietal cortex in four-term transitive reasoning: An fMRI study with abstract linear syllogism tasks. Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, 71 (4): 479-495, 2011

Grabowska A, Marchewka A., Seniów J., Polanowska K., Jednoróg K., Królicki L., Kossut M., Członkowska A. Emotionally negative stimuli can overcome attentional deficits in patients with visuo-spatial hemineglect. Neuropsychologia, 49 (12): 3327-3337, 2011

Szatkowska I, Szymańska O, Marchewka A, Soluch P, Rymarczyk K. Dissociable contributions of the left and right posterior medial orbitofrontal cortex in motivational control of goal-directed behavior. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 96 (2): 385-391, 2011

Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Tacikowski P, Heim S, Grabowska A. Electrophysiological evidence for the magnocellular-dorsal pathway deficit in dyslexia. Developmental Science, 14 (4): 873–880, 2011

Nowicka A, Marchewka A, Jednoróg K, Tacikowski P, Brechmann A. Forgetting of emotionally negative stimuli is hard: fMRI study of directed forgetting. Cerebral Cortex, 21: 539-549, 2011

Tacikowski P, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Nowicka A. How multiple repetitions influence the processing of own, famous and unknown names and faces: An ERP study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 79: 219-230, 2011

Tacikowski P, Brechmann A, Marchewka A, Jednoróg K, Dobrowolny M, Nowicka A. Is it the self or the significance? An fMRI study of self-name recognition. Social Neuroscience,  6 (1): 98-107, 2011

Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Tacikowski P, Grabowska A. Implicit phonological and semantic processing in children with developmental dyslexia: Evidence from event-related potentials. Neuropsychologia, 48 (9): 2447-2457, 2010

Marchewka A, Jednoróg K, Nowicka A, Brechmann A, Grabowska A.  Grey-matter differences related to true and false recognition of emotionally charged stimuli - A voxel based morphometry study. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 92: 99-105, 2009

Nowicka A, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Brechmann A. Successfully overcoming the inhibitory impact of the forget instruction: a voxel-based morphometric study of directed forgetting. Psychophysiology, 46: 1108-1112, 2009

Marchewka A, Brechmann A, Nowicka A, Jednoróg K, Scheich H, Grabowska A. False recognition of emotional stimuli is lateralised in the brain: an fMRI study. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 90: 280-284, 2008

Nowicka A, Jednoróg K, Wypych M, Marchewka A. Reversed old/new effect for intentionally forgotten words: the ERP study of directed forgetting. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 71: 97-102, 2009

Szatkowska I, Bogorodzki P, Wolak T, Marchewka A, Szeszkowski W. The effect of motivation on working memory: an fMRI and SEM study. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 90: 475-478, 2008

Marchewka A, Nowicka A. Emotionally negative stimuli. are resistant to repetiton priming.  Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, 67: 83-92, 2007

Nowicka A, Marchewka A, Szatkowska I. Lateralization of repetition effects in event-related potentials to words in left- and right-handed women. Neuroscience Letters, 393: 150-154, 2006

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