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Ewa Miedzobrodzka is a PhD Candidate in Media Psychology at the Department of Communication Science. She is studying effects of violent video games exposure on adolescents under supervision of prof. Elly Konijn (VU, Communication Science), prof. Lydia Krabbendam (VU, Psychology), and dr. Johanna van Hooff (UvA, Neurobiology). Her PhD project is funded by a Research Talent Grant from NWO.

Ewa graduated Master studies in psychology in Poland (2013, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities), and worked at the SWPS University in Poland and at the VU Amsterdam as a research assistant in projects about gambling, violent video games, emotional information processing, and inhibitory control.


In my PhD research I combine behavioral and neuroimaging techniques to study how violent video gameplay may affect different social and cognitive skills in adolescent players.


  • Essentials of Media Psychology (Media violence effects; Media, mind, and brain)
  • Supervision BA theses
  • Supervision MA theses

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Research Output 2015 2015

Polish adaptation and validation of Gambling Craving Scale (GACS)

Buczny, J. & Miedzobrodzka, E. J. 2015 Gambling Addiction and Other Behavioral Addictions: Research Reports. Niewiadomska, I. (ed.). Warsaw, Poland: Res Humanae Foundation, p. 39-56 287 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter