Publications and dissemination


Vervecken, D., Gygax, P., Gabriel, U., Guillod, M., Hannover, B. (in press). Warm businessmen, cold housewives? Effects of gender-fair language on adolescents’ perceptions of occupations. Frontiers in Psychology - Cognition.

Anna Siyanova-Chanturia, Francesca Pesciarelli and Cristina Cacciari (2015). The persistence of gender stereotyping over time: An investigation of school-age children, young and older adults. Manuscript submitted for publication to Frontiers in Psychology. 

Caffarra, S., Siyanova-Chanturia, A., Pesciarelli, F., Vespignani, F. & Cacciari, C. (2015). Is the noun ending a cue to grammatical gender processing? An ERP study on sentences in Italian. Psychophysiology, in press. 

Esaulova, Y. & von Stockhausen, L. (2015). Cross-linguistic evidence for gender as a prominence feature. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Esaulova, Y., Reali, C., & von Stockhausen, L. (2015). Gender hierarchies in the processing of ambiguous French anaphors. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Esaulova, Y., Reali, C., & von Stockhausen, L. (2015). Prominence of gender cues in the assignment of thematic roles in German. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Fabre, E.F., Causse, M., Pesciarelli, F. & Cacciari, C. (2015). Sex and the money: How gender stereotypes modulate economic decision-making. An ERP study. Neuropsychologia, 75, 221-232, 

Finnegan, E., Garnham, A., & Oakhill, J. (in press). Social-consensus feedback as a strategy to overcome spontaneous gender stereotypes. Discourse Processes. DOI: 10.1080/0163853X.2015.1026680 

Horvath, L. K., & Sczesny, S. (2015). Reducing women's lack of fit with leadership? Effects of the wording of job advertisements. European Journal of Work and Organisational Psychology. Advance online publication.

Koeser, S., Kuhn, E. A., & Sczesny, S. (2015). Just Reading? How Gender-Fair Language Triggers Readers’ Use of Gender-Fair Forms. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(3), 343–357.
Pérez, A., Gillon Dowens, M., Molinaro, N., Iturria-Medina, Y., Barraza, P. García-Pentón, L. & Carreiras, M. (2015). Complex brain network properties in late L2 learners and native speakers. Neuropsychologia, 68, 209-217.

Reali, C., Esaulova, Y., & von Stockhausen, L. (2015) Role descriptions induce gender mismatch effects in eye movements during reading. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Sczesny, S., Formanowicz, M., & Moser, F. (2015). Can gender-fair language reduce gender stereotyping and discrimination? Manuscript submitted to Frontiers in Psychology.

Sczesny, S., Moser, F., & Wood, W. (2015). Beyond sexist beliefs: how do people decide to use gender-inclusive language? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication.

Vervecken, D. & Hannover, B. (2015). Yes I can! Effects of gender fair job descriptions on children’s perceptions of job status, job difficulty, and vocational self-efficacy. Social Psychology, 46, 76-92.

Wyrobková, A, & Gygax, P. & Macek, P. (2015). Human and Man side by side, Woman trapped in a different reality: Word associations in Czech. Journal of Czechoslovac Psychology, 59, 44-56. 



Misersky, J., Gygax, P., Canal, P., Gabriel, U., Garnham, A., Braun, F., Chiarini, T., Englund, K., Hanulikova, A., Öttl, A., Valdrova, J., Von Stockhausen, L., & Sczesny, S. (2014)Beauticians are rarely male: Norms on the gender perception of role nouns in Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Slovak. Behavior Research Methods, 46, 841-871.

Esaulova, Y., Reali, C. & von Stockhausen, L. (2014). Influences of grammatical and stereotypical gender during reading: Eye movements in pronominal and noun phrase anaphor resolution. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience29, 781-803. doi:10.1080/01690965.2013.794295

Formanowicz, M., & Sczesny, S. (2014). Gender-fair language and professional self-reference. The case of female psychologists in Polish. Journal of Mixed Methods Research. Advance online publication.

García-Pentón, L., Pérez, A., Iturria-Medina, I., Gillon-Dowens, M. & Carreiras, M. (2014). Anatomical connectivity changes in the bilingual brain. NeuroImage, 84: 495-504. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.08.064 

Koeser, S., & Sczesny, S. (2014). Promoting gender-fair language: The impact of ar-guments on language use, attitudes, and cognitions. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 648-680.
Kuhn, E. A., & Gabriel, U. (2014). Actual and Potential Gender-Fair Language Use The Role of Language Competence and the Motivation to Use Accurate Language. Journal of Language and Social Psychology33(2), 214–225.
Moser, F., & Hannover, B. (2014). How gender fair are German schoolbooks in the twenty-first century? An analysis of language and illustrations in schoolbooks for mathematics and German. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 29, 387 -407.

Moser, F., & Masterson, J. (2014). Are there signs of change in gendered language use in children’s early reading material? Gender and Language, 8, 71-90.

Reali, C., Esaulova, Y. & von Stockhausen, L. (2014). Isolating stereotypical gender in a grammatical gender language: Evidence from eye movements. Applied Psycholinguistics. Advance online publication. doi:10.1017/S0142716414000010

Oakhill, J. V., Finnegan, E., & Garnham, A. (2014). Performance feedback as a strategy for overcoming gender stereotyping during reading. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Discourse and Text. Chicago, 4th – 6th August, 2014.



Caffarra, S., Pesciarelli, F., Cacciari, C. (2013). The interaction between language and visual spatial attention systems in grammatical gender processing. An N2pc study. Cognitive Neuroscience, 4, 3-4, 217-224, doi:10.1080/17588928.2013.823392. 

Formanowicz, M., Bedynska, S., Cis?ak, A., Braun, F., & Sczesny, S. (2013). Side effects of gender-fair language: How feminine job titles influence the evaluation of female applicants. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 62-71.

Gygax, P.M., Sarrasin, O., Lévy, A., Sato., S., & Gabriel, U. (2013). La représentation mentale du genre pendant la lecture : état actuel de la recherche et directions futures. Journal of French Language Studies23, 243-257.

Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Pérez, A., Parkkonen, L., & Carreiras, M., (2013) Left fronto-temporal dynamics during agreement processing: Evidence for feature-specific computations. Neuroimage, 78, 339-352. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.025. 

Moser, F., Hannover, B., & Becker, J. (2013). Subtile und direkte Mechanismen der sozialen Konstruktion von Geschlecht. Vorstellung eines Kategoriensystems zur Analyse der Geschlechter(un)gerechtigkeit von Texten und Bildern. Gender – Zeitschrift für Geschlecht, Kultur und Gesellschaft, 3, 77-93 .

Sato, S., Gygax, P. M., & Gabriel, U. (2013). Gender inferences: Grammatical features and their impact on the representation of gender in bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition16(04), 792–807. 

Vervecken, D., Hannover, B., & Wolter, I. (2013). Changing (S)expectations: How Gender Fair Job Descriptions Impact Children's Perceptions and Interest regarding Traditionally Male Occupations. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 82, 208-220.

Finnegan, E., Oakhill, J. & Garnham, A. (2013), Counter-stereotypical imagery as a strategy for reducing automatic activation of gender stereotypes. Poster presented at the 11th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics. Tenerife, Spain, March 20th-23rd, 2013.

Finnegan, E., Oakhill, J. V., & Garnham, A. (2013). Performance-related feedback as a strategy for overcoming automatic gender stereotypes in the short and long term. Paper presented at the Final Conference of the Initial Training Network on Language, Cognition and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern, Switzerland, 13th-17th June, 2013.



Finnegan, E., Oakhill, J. V., & Garnham, A. (2012). Feedback as a strategy for overcoming automatic gender stereotypes. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2012), Riva del Garda, Italy, September 2012.

Pérez, A., Molinaro, N., Mancini, S., Barraza, P. & Carreiras, M., (2012) Oscillatory dynamics related to the Unagreement pattern in Spanish. Neuropsychologia, 50(11), 2584–2597. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.07.009. 

Siyanova, A., Pesciarelli, F., Cacciari, C. (2012). The electrophysiological underpinnings of processing gender stereotypes in language. PloS One, 7(12): e48712, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048712 

Vervecken, D. & Hannover, B. (2012). Ambassadors of Gender Equality? How Use of Pair Forms versus Masculines as Generics Impacts Perception of the Speaker. European Journal of Social Psychology, 42, 754-762.



Canal, P., Garnham, A., & Oakhill, J. V. (2011). Brain potentials and individual differences in processing stereotypical and semantic gender information. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Conference on Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP-2011), Paris, August/September 2011.

Cacciari, C., Corradini, P., Padovani, R. & Carreiras, M. (2011). Pronoun resolution in Italian: the role of grammatical gender and context. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 23, 4, 416-434.[ 

Moser, F., Sato, S., Chiarini, T., Dmitrow-Devold, K., & Kuhn, E. (2011). Comparative Analysis of Existing Guidelines for Gender-Fair Language within the ITN LCG Network. MC ITN-LCG, Workpackage B: Report on Milestone 1. To download the report, click here