Monika received her master's degrees in Psychology (2015) and Education (2013) and Ph.D. in Psychology (2018) from Jagiellonian University. She is an Assistant Professor at the Stefan Szuman Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at the Jagiellonian University. Her research interests in mathematical cognition include the cognitive nature of the so-called "number sense", the specifics of mathematics anxiety, attitudes toward mathematics, and mathematical resilience. She is also interested in decision-making. Monika is the author of many papers published in journals such as Current Psychology, Psychology in the Schools, Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, Frontiers in Psychology, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Issues in Educational Research, Journal of General Psychology, Early Child Development and Care, Current Issues in Personality Psychology.
Monika collaborates with the MCLL in research on math anxiety and developmental dyscalculia.