Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny (Extraordinaria)

Dr. Magdalena Formanowicz

Telefon
+41 31 631 57 82
E-Mail
magdalena.formanowicz@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 342
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern
Sprechstunde
nach Vereinbarung
  • social change
  • dehumanization
  • gender biases
  • agency and communion
  • linguistic markers of social agency

Education and Degrees

2010
Ph. D. Psychology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Academic Positions

2015 - present
Post Doc Researcher at the Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
2013 - 2014
Post Doc Researcher at the Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland (Swiss Government Excellence Post-Doc Scholarship)
2012 - 2013
Post Doc Researcher, Sciex NMS-CH Fellow for "Power of language or language of power. The cross-linguistic investigation of advantages and disadvantages of language feminization" from the Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS), University of Bern

Journal Article

Cypryańska, Marzena; Nezlek, John B.; Aleksandra, Jaskółowska; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria (2017). Reconsidering research on self-humanizing: The importance of mean comparative judgments. The Journal of social psychology, 157(2), pp. 129-142. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 10.1080/00224545.2017.1282849

Cypryańska, Marzena; Nezlek, John B.; Jaskółowska, Aleksandra; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria (2017). Definitions need to be precise and consistent: A Reply to Haslam with suggestions for the future. The Journal of social psychology, 157(2), pp. 148-151. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 10.1080/00224545.2017.1282851

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Roessel, Janin; Suitner, Caterina; Maass, Anne (2017). Verbs as Linguistic Markers of Agency - The Social Side of Grammar. European journal of social psychology, 47(5), pp. 566-579. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.2231

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrova, J.; von Stockhausen, L. (2017). Gender-fair language in job advertisements - A Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Cultural Analysis. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(3), pp. 384-401. Sage 10.1177/0022022116688085

Sczesny, Sabine; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Moser, Franziska (2016). Can gender-fair language reduce gender stereotyping and discrimination? Frontiers in Psychology, 7(25), pp. 1-11. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00025

Formanowicz, Magdalena M.; Cislak, Aleksandra; Horvath, Lisa K.; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Capturing socially motivated linguistic change: How the use of gender-fair language affects support for social initiatives in Austria and Poland. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1617), pp. 1-9. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01617

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Gender-Fair language and professional self-reference: The case of female psychologists in Polish. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 10(1), pp. 64-81. SAGE 10.1177/1558689814550877

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Bedynska, Sylwia; Cislak, Alexsandra; Braun, Friederike; Sczesny, Sabine (2013). Side effects of gender-fair language: How feminine job titels influence the evaluation of female applicants. European journal of social psychology, 43(1), pp. 62-71. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.1924

Formanowicz, Magdalena; Karylowski, Jerzy J. (2011). Salience and Asymmetric Judgments of Physical Distance. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 112(1), pp. 289-294. Ammons Scientific 10.2466/22.24.27.PMS.112.1.289-294

Book Section

Bui-Wrzosinska, Lan; Gelfand, Michele; Nowak, Andrzej; Severance, Laura; Strawinska, Urszula; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Cichocka, Aleksandra (2009). A Dynamical Tool to Study the Cultural Context of Conflict Escalation. In: Modeling Intercultural Collaboration and Negotiation (MICON) Workshop in Pasadena, CA on 13 Jul 2009 (pp. 40-49). Pasadena: MICON

Conference or Workshop Item

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). The benefits and pitfalls of language change – The case of gender-fair language use. In: SSP/SGP Conference 2015,14th congress of the Swiss Psychological Society. Geneva. 08.-09.09.2015.

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Roessel, J.; Maass, A.; Suitner, C. (12 July 2014). Verbs as Linguistic Markers of Social Agency - The Social Side of Grammar (Unpublished). In: 17th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Amsterdam NL. 09.-12.07.2014.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Vladrová, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (10 July 2014). Gender references in job advertisements – relations to job status and gender equality (Unpublished). In: European Association of Social Psychology, 17th General Meeting 2014. Amsterdam. 9.-12.07.2014.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrova, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (9 October 2013). How women and men are addressed in job advertisements (Unpublished). In: Small group meeting on Gender Equality in Organizations (EAWOP). Frankfurt a.M., Deutschland. 09.-11.10.2013.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrova, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (11 September 2013). Gender References in Job Advertisements. Book of abstracts sgp 2013, pp. 8-9.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrova, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (3 September 2013). Sprache und Geschlecht in online Stellenausschreibungen im interkulturellen Vergleich (Unpublished). In: 14. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie in der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Hagen Deutschland. 01.-04.09.2013.

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Cisłak, Aleksandra; Sczesny, Sabine (8 July 2013). An overview of positive and negative effects of gender-fair language use (Unpublished). In: 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). Herzliya, Israel. 08.07.-11.07.2013.

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine (28 June 2013). Double-edged sword of gender-fair language (Unpublished). In: European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) Medium Size Meeting on Intergroup conflict: The cognitive, emotional, and behavioral consequences of communication. Soesterberg near Utrecht NL. 27.-30.06.2013.

Cisłak, Aleksandra; Formanowicz, Magdalena; Bedynska, Sylwia; Braun, Friederike; Sczesny, Sabine (15 June 2013). Side effects of gender-fair language: How feminine job titles influence the evaluation of female applicants (Unpublished). In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern, Schweiz. 13.06.-17.06.2013.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrova, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (14 June 2013). Gender and language in online job advertisements - a cross-cultural study. In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern CH. 14.06.2013.

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Wojciszke, Bogdan (14 June 2013). The macro level effects of gender - (un)fair language in Polish (Unpublished). In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern, Schweiz. 13.06.-17.06.2013.

Hodel, Lea; Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria; Sczesny, Sabine; Valdrová, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa (23 May 2013). Gender-fair language use in online job advertisements - relations to job status and gender equality (Unpublished). In: 16th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology. Münster. 22.-25.05.2013.

Dataset

Formanowicz, Magdalena Maria (2016). Verbs as Linguistic Markers of Agency - The Social Side of Grammar [Dataset].