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Zofia Wodniecka

Zofia Wodniecka

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Jagiellonian University



  • Mandera, P, Keuleers, E., Wodniecka, Z., Brysbeart, M., (2014). Subtlex-pl: subtitle-based word frequency estimates for Polish. Behavioral Research Methods.DOI 10.3758/s13428-014-0489-4
  • Moreno S, Wodniecka Z, Tays W, Alain C, Bialystok E (2014). Inhibitory Control in Bilinguals and Musicians: Event Related Potential (ERP) Evidence for Experience-Specific Effects. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94169. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094169.
  • Durlik, J., Szewczyk, J., Wodniecka, Z. (2014). Investigating the dynamics of bilingual lexical access: an overview of the background and goals of the ongoing study with Polish learners of English. W: Zweisprachigkeit und Bilingualer Unterricht. Peter Lang
  • Haman, E., Wodniecka, Z., Kołak, J., Łuniewska, M., Mieszkowska, K. (2014). Social Aspects of Psycholinguistic Research: Reflections on the Ongoing Study of Cognitive and Linguistic Development of Polish Immigrant Children. W: Zweisprachigkeit und Bilingualer Unterricht. Peter Lang.
  • Bobb, S., Wodniecka, Z., Kroll, J.F. (2013). What bilinguals tell us about cognitive control: Overview to the special issue, Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 25:5, 493-496. 10.1080/20445911.2013.822724
  • Bobb, S. & Wodniecka, Z. (2013). Language switching in picture naming. What asymmetric switch costs (do not) tell us about inhibition in bilingual speech planning. Special Issue of Journal of Cognitive Psychology,  25:5, 568-585. 10.1080/20445911.2013.792822
  • Marzecová, A., Bukowski, M., Boros, M., Correa, A., Lupiáñez, J., & Wodniecka, Z. (2013). Tracing bilingual advantage in cognitive control: Flexibility of category switching and temporal orienting. Special Issue of Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 25:5, 586-604. doi:10.1080/20445911.2013.809348
  • Marzecová, A., Asanowicz, D.,  Krivá, Ľ., & Wodniecka, Z. (2012).  The effects of bilingualism on efficiency and lateralization of attentional networks. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition doi:, Published online: 09 October 2012
  • Tarłowski, A., Wodniecka, Z., & Marzecová, A. (2012) Language switching in production of phrases. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. doi:10.1007/s10936-012-9203-9
  • Otwinowska, A., Banasik, N., Białecka-Pikul, M., Kiebzak-Mandera, D. Kuś, K., Miękisz, A., Szewczyk, J., Cywińska, M., Kacprzak, A., Karwala, M., Kołak, J., Łuniewska, M., Mieszkowska, K., Wodniecka, Z., Haman, E. (2012). Dwujęzyczność u progu edukacji szkolnej – interdyscyplinarny projekt badawczy. Neofilolog nr 39, 7-29.
  • Tao, L., Marzecová, A.,Taft, M., Asanowicz, D., & Wodniecka, Z. (2011). The efficiency of attentional networks in early and late bilinguals: the role of age of acquisition. Frontiers in Psychology 2:123. doi: 0.3389/fpsyg.2011.00123 
  • Wodniecka, Z. (2011). Dwujęzyczność [Bilingualism]. Rozdział w: I. Kurcz, H. Okuniewska, (Red.) Język jako przedmiot badań. Academica, str. 253-284. Chapter in: I. Kurcz, B. Bokus, H. Okuniewska, (Eds.) Język jako przedmiot badań psychologicznych. [Language as object of research]. GWP. [in Polish]
  • Wodniecka, Z., Craik, F. I., Luo, L. Bialystok E. (2010). Does bilingualism help memory? Competing Effects of Verbal Ability and Executive Control. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. 13, 575-595
  • Moreno, S., Bialystok, E., Wodniecka, Z., & Alain, C. (2010). Conflict resolution in sentence processing by bilinguals.  Journal of Neurolinguistics. 23, 564-579
  • Wodniecka, Z., Cepeda, N. (2007). Beyond the Classroom: Bilingualism, Cognitive Skills and Heath. Invited paper for Mosaic. A Journal for Language Teachers. 9, 3-8. [the paper also reprinted as a chapter in: Mollica A. (Ed.) (2008). Teaching and Learning Languages (pp. 15-24). Welland, Ontario: Soleil Publishing.]
  • Kroll, J. F., Bobb, S. C., Wodniecka, Z. (2006). Language selectivity is the exception, not the rule: Arguments against a fixed locus of language selection in bilingual speech. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. Special Issue: Lexical Access in Bilingual Speech Production. Vol 9(2), pp. 119-135. 
  • Grohman, M., Wodniecka, Z., Kłusak, M. (2006). Divergent Thinking and Evaluation Skills: Do They Alwas Go Together? Journal of Creative Behavior. Vol 40(2), pp. 125-145.
  • Szymura, B. & Wodniecka, Z. (2003). What really bothers neurotics? In search for factors impairing attentional performance of neurotics. Personality and Individual Differences. 34 (1); pp.109-126. 
  • Wodniecka, Z. (1999). Poszukiwanie wrażeń a uwaga wzrokowa. [Sensation seeking and visual selective attention.] Czasopismo Psychologiczne. 5(2); pp. 165-176 [in Polish].