Michał holds a Master's degree and Ph.D. summa cum laude in psychology. Within his Ph.D. dissertation defended in March 2023, he investigated memory functioning in individuals with developmental dyslexia from the perspective of fuzzy-trace theory and dual recollection theory (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, supervisor: Prof. Marek Nieznański). Michał's scientific interests include memory processes (in particular, the fuzzy trace theory, false memories, and context memory), decision-making, the cognitive functioning of individuals with specific learning disorders, as well as the methodology of research and data analysis, with a particular focus on multinomial modeling and machine learning. He is an author of papers published in journals such as Psychological Research, Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Review of Behavioral Economics, Annals of Dyslexia, Frontiers in Psychology, Dyslexia, Patient Education and Counseling, American Journal of Psychology, Organon F, Advances in Cognitive Psychology.
In June 2023, Michał won the competition for the post of Assistant Professor (in the Polish educational system called Adiunkt) funded by the Strategic Programme Excellence Initiative at Jagiellonian University, and he will officially begin his work in the MCLL on October 1, 2023. In our Lab, he will investigate the functioning of long-term and working memory in developmental dyscalculia.