Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft

Team Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny (Extraordinaria)

Prof. Dr. Sabine Sczesny

Telefon
+41 31 631 33 94
E-Mail
sabine.sczesny@psy.unibe.ch
Büro
A 334
Postadresse
Universität Bern
Institut für Psychologie
Abteilung Sozialpsychologie und Soziale Neurowissenschaft
Fabrikstrasse 8
3012 Bern
Sprechstunde
nach Vereinbarung

Research Interests

  • Social Cognition
  • Person Perception
  • Language & Cognition
  • Social Roles & Social NormsGender Stereotypes & Prejudice
  • Research on Age, Gender & Migration / Diversity
  • Self-Regulation
  • Health Psychology
  • Sexual Aggression

Education and Degrees

1997
Ph. D. Psychology, University of Kiel, Germany
1988
Diploma Psychology, University of Kiel, Germany

Academic Positions

08/2008 - present
Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
10/2005 - 07/2008
Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Social Psychology, Institute of Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
10/2004 - 02/2005
Interim Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
04/2003 - 09/2004
Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University, Evanston/Chicago, USA (Research Grant, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; DFG)
10/1998 - 09/2006
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany
1992 - 1998
Research Scientist, ZiF Gender Research, University of Kiel, Germany

Journal Article

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

Hansen, Karolina; Littwitz, Cindy; Sczesny, Sabine (2016). The social perception of heroes and murders: Effects of gender-inclusive language in media reports. Frontiers in Psychology, 7(369), pp. 1-7. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00369

Weiss, David; Sczesny, Sabine; Freund, Alexandra M. (2016). Wanting to Get More or Protecting One's Assets: Age-Differential Effects of Gain Versus Loss Perceptions on the Willingness to Engage in Collective Action. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71(2), pp. 254-264. Oxford Journals 10.1093/geronb/gbu098

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

Horvath, Lisa K.; Merkel, Elisa F.; Maass, Anne; Sczesny, Sabine (2016). Does gender-fair language pay off? The social perception of professions from a cross-linguistic perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(2018), pp. 1-12. Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.02018

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (2016). Affirmative action policies in job advertisements for leadership positions: How they affect women’s and men’s inclination to apply. European journal of social psychology, 46(7), pp. 891-902. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.2200

Köser, Sara; Kuhn, Elisabeth A.; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Just Reading? How Gender-Fair Language Triggers Readers' Use of Gender-Fair Forms. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(3), pp. 343-357. Sage Publications 10.1177/0261927X14561119

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

Kaufmann, Michèle Céline; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Looking too old? How an older age appearance reduces chances of getting hired. British journal of management, 27(4), pp. 727-739. Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/1467-8551.12125

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Reducing women’s lack of fit with leadership? Effects of the wording of job advertisements. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25(2), pp. 316-328. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/1359432X.2015.1067611

Sczesny, Sabine; Moser, Franziska; Wood, Wendy (2015). Beyond sexist beliefs: How do people decide to use gender-inclusive language? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41(7), pp. 943-954. Sage 10.1177/0146167215585727

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine (2015). Communion-over-Agency effects on advertising effectiveness. International Journal of Advertising, 34(2), pp. 285-306. Routledge Taylor & Francis 10.1080/02650487.2014.993794

Infanger, Martina; Rudman, Laurie A.; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Sex as a source of power? Backlash against self-sexualizing women. Group processes and intergroup relations, 19(1), pp. 110-124. Sage 10.1177/1368430214558312

Koeser, Sarah; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Promoting gender-fair language: The impact of arguments on language use, attitudes, and cognitions. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33(5), pp. 548-560. Sage Publications 10.1177/0261927X14541280

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

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Sexualization in advertising re-framed: How empowered and submissive sexualization in ads affects women's well-being (Submitted). Sex Roles

Binggeli, Steve; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Stereotype Content Associated with Immigrant Groups in Switzerland. Swiss journal of psychology, 73(3), pp. 123-133. Huber 10.1024/1421-0185/a000133

Steinmetz, Janina; Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine; Eagly, Alice (2014). Social role effects on gender stereotyping in Germany and Japan. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17(1), pp. 52-60. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia 10.1111/ajsp.12044

Binggeli, Steve; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (2014). Perceived Competition Explains Regional Differences in the Stereotype Content of Immigrant Groups. Social Psychology, 45(1), pp. 62-70. Hogrefe & Huber 10.1027/1864-9335/a000160

Misersky, Julia; Gygax, Pascal M.; Canal, Paolo; Gabriel, Ute; Garnham, Alan; Braun, Friederike; Chiarini, Tania; Englund, Kjellrun; Hanulikova, Adriana; Oettl, Anton; Valdrova, Jana; von Stockhausen, Lisa; Sczesny, Sabine (2013). Norms on the gender perception of role nouns in Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Slovak. Behavior research methods, 46(3), pp. 841-871. Psychonomic Society 10.3758/s13428-013-0409-z

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

Von Stockhausen, Lisa; Köser, Sara; Sczesny, Sabine (2013). The gender typicality of faces and its impact on visual processing and on hiring decisions. Experimental psychology, 60(6), pp. 444-452. Hogrefe 10.1027/1618-3169/a000217

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine; Eagly, Alice H. (2012). The impact of social roles on trait judgments: a critical reexamination. Personality & social psychology bulletin, 38(4), pp. 429-440. Sage Publications 10.1177/0146167211427308

Infanger, Martina; Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2012). Communality sells: The impact of perceivers' sexism on the evaluation of women's portrayals in advertisements. European journal of social psychology, 42(2), pp. 219-226. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.868

Walker, Mirella; Jiang, Fang; Sczesny, Sabine; Vetter, Thomas (2011). Universals and Cultural Differences in Forming Personality Trait Judgments From Faces. Social psychological and personality science, 2(6), pp. 609-617. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage 10.1177/1948550611402519

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Gender bias in leader selection? Evidence from a hiring simulation study. Sex roles, 65(3-4), pp. 234-242. New York, N.Y.: Plenum Press 10.1007/s11199-011-0012-7

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Exploring the dynamics of incongruent beliefs about women and leaders. British journal of management, 22(2), pp. 254-269. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2010.00731.x

Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine; Kluge, Annette (2010). Stereotypical inferences as mediators of age discrimination: the role of competence and warmth. British journal of management, 22(2), pp. 187-201. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2010.00721.x

Schyns, Birgit; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Leadership attributes valence in self-concept and occupational self-efficacy. Career development international, 15(1), pp. 78-92. Bradford: Emerald 10.1108/13620431011020907

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2008). Am I the Right Candidate? Self-Ascribed Fit of Women and Men to a Leadership Position. Sex roles, 58(9-10), pp. 682-688. New York, N.Y.: Springer Science+Business Media 10.1007/s11199-007-9380-4

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine; Eagly, Alice H. (2008). Communion and agency judgments of women and men as a function of role information and response format. European journal of social psychology, 38(7), pp. 1148-1155. Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.538

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine; Eagly, Alice H. (2007). Die Bedeutung von Informationen zur sozialen Rolle für die Reduktion geschlechtsstereotypen Urteilens: Ein methodisches Artefakt? Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 38(4), pp. 277-284. Bern: Huber 10.1024/0044-3514.38.4.277

Braun, Friederike; Oelkers, Susanne; Rogalski, Karin; Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2007). "Aus Gründen der Verständlichkeit...": Der Einfluss generisch maskuliner und alternativer Personenbezeichnungen auf die kognitive Verarbeitung von Texten. Psychologische Rundschau, 58(3), pp. 183-189. Göttingen: Hogrefe 10.1026/0033-3042.58.3.183

Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine (2007). Selbst- und Fremdwahrnehmung von Führungseigenschaften. Wirtschaftspsychologie(3), pp. 41-49. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers

Thau, Stefan; Crossley, Craig; Bemett, Rebecca; Sczesny, Sabine (2007). The relationship between trust, attachment, and antisocial work behaviors. Human relations, 60(8), pp. 1155-1179. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications 10.1177/0018726707081658

Sczesny, Sabine; Spreemann, Sandra; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2006). Masculine = competent? The different impact of biological sex and physical appearance on the attribution of leadership competence. Swiss journal of psychology, 65(1), pp. 15-23. Bern: Huber 10.1024/1421-0185.65.1.15

Hugenberg, Kurt; Sczesny, Sabine (2006). On Wonderful Women and Seeing Smiles: Social Categorization Moderates the Happy Face Response Latency Advantage. Social cognition, 24(5), pp. 516-539. New York, N.Y.: Guilford Press 10.1521/soco.2006.24.5.516

Braun, Friederike; Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2005). Cognitive effects of masculine generics in German. An overview of empirical findings. Communications, 30(1), pp. 1-21. DeGruyter 10.1515/comm.2005.30.1.1

Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine; Neff, Daniel; Schyns, Birgit (2004). Gender stereotypes and the attribution of leadership traits. A cross-cultural comparison. Sex roles, 51(11), pp. 631-645. Plenum Press 10.1007/s11199-004-0715-0

Sczesny, Sabine; Kühnen, Ulrich (2004). Meta-cognition about biological sex and gender-stereotypic physical appearance: Consequences for the assessment of leadership competence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(1), pp. 13-21. Sage 10.1177/0146167203258831

Sczesny, Sabine; Thau, Stefan (2004). General health assessment vs. job satisfaction: The relationship of indicators of subjective well-being with self-reported absenteeism. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 48(1), pp. 17-24. Hogrefe 10.1026/0932-4089.48.1.17

Sczesny, Sabine (2003). A closer look beneath the surface: Various facets of the think-manager-think-male stereotype. Sex roles, 49(7), pp. 353-363. Plenum Press 10.1023/A:1025112204526

Pohl, Rüdiger F.; Schwarz, Stefan; Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2003). Hindsight bias in gustatory judgments. Experimental psychology, 50(2), pp. 107-115. Hogrefe 10.1026//1618-3169.50.2.107

Sczesny, Sabine (2003). The Perception of Leadership Competence by Female and Male Leaders. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 34(3), pp. 133-145. Huber 10.1024//0044-3514.34.3.133

Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2002). The influence of gender-stereotyped perfumes on leadership attribution. European journal of social psychology, 32(6), pp. 815-828. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1002/ejsp.123

Braun, Friederike; Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2002). Das generische Maskulinum und die Alternativen: Empirische Studien zur Wirkung generischer Personenbezeichnungen im Deutschen. Germanistische Linguistik, 167-168, pp. 77-87. Olms

Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2002). Geschlechtsstereotype Wahrnehmung von Führungskräften. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 4(1), pp. 36-41. Pabst Science Publishers

Stahlberg, Dagmar; Sczesny, Sabine; Braun, Friederike (2001). Name your favorite musician: Effects of masculine generics and of their alternatives in German. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 20(4), pp. 464-469. Sage Publications

Stahlberg, Dagmar; Sczesny, Sabine (2001). Effects of the generic use of the masculine pronoun and alternative forms of speech on the cognitive visibility of women. Psychologische Rundschau, 52(3), pp. 131-140. Hogrefe 10.1026//0033-3042.52.3.131

Stahlberg, Dagmar; Sczesny, Sabine (2001). Gender stereotypes and the social perception of leadership. European Bulletin of Social Psychology, 13, pp. 15-29. European Association of Experimental Social Psychology

Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (2000). Sexual harassment over the telephone: Occupational risk at call centers. Work & Stress, 14(2), pp. 121-136. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/026783700750051649

Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (1999). Sexual Harassment over the Telephone: Definition, Prevalence, Types and Coping. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie, 30(2/3), pp. 151-164. Huber 10.1024//0044-3514.30.23.151

Braun, Friederike; Gottburgsen, Anja; Sczesny, Sabine (1998). Können Geophysiker Frauen sein? Generische Personenbezeichnungen im Deutschen. Zeitschrift für Germanistische Linguistik, 26(3), pp. 265-283. De Gruyter 10.1515/zfgl.1998.26.3.265

Sczesny, Sabine; Krauel, Kerstin (1996). Ergebnisse psychologischer Forschung zu Vergewaltigung und ihre Implikationen für Gerichtsverfahren. Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform, 79(5), pp. 338-355. Heymanns

Kruse, Katja; Sczesny, Sabine (1993). Vergewaltigung und sexuelle Nötigung - Bagatellisierende Auslegung und Scheitern einer Reform. Kritische Justiz, 26(3), pp. 336-351. Nomos 10.5771/0023-4834-1993-3-336

Book Section

Garnham, Alan; Oakhill, Jane; Von Stockhausen, Lisa; Sczesny, Sabine (2016). Editorial: Language, Cognition, and Gender. In: Garnham, Alan; Oakhill, Jane; Sczesny, Sabine; von Stockhausen, Lisa (eds.) Language, Cognition, and Gender. Frontiers in psychology: Vol. 7 (pp. 6-8). Lausanne: Frontiers Research Foundation 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00772

Schmid Mast, Marianne; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Gender, power, and nonverbal behavior. In: Chrisler, Joan C.; Mc Creary, Donald R. (eds.) Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology. Vol. 1: Gender Research in General and Experimental Psychology (pp. 411-425). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag

Eagly, Alice H.; Sczesny, Sabine (2009). Stereotypes About Women, Men, and Leaders. Have Times Changed? In: Barreto, Manuela; Ryan, Michelle K.; Schmitt, Michael T. (eds.) The glass ceiling in the 21st century. Understanding barriers to gender equality. Psychology of women book series (pp. 21-47). Washington: American Psychological Association

Sczesny, Sabine; Ko, Sei Jin (2008). Feature-Based Gender Stereotyping: Beyond Categorization and Control? In: Morrison, Melanie A.; Morrison, Todd G. (eds.) The psychology of modern prejudice (pp. 147-164). New York: Nova Science Publishers

Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine; Diekman, Amanda; Twenge, Jean (2007). Dynamics of Sex-Role Stereotypes. In: Kashima, Yoshihisa; Fiedler, K.; Freytag, P. (eds.) Stereotype Dynamics: Language-Based Approaches to the Formation, Maintenance, and Transformation of Stereotypes (pp. 137-163). Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum

Stahlberg, Dagmar; Braun, Friederike; Irmen, Lisa; Sczesny, Sabine (2007). Representation of the sexes in language. In: Fiedler, Klaus (ed.) Social communication (pp. 163-187). Hove, UK: Psychology Press

Sczesny, Sabine (2005). Gender stereotypes and implicit leadership theories. In: Schyns, Birgit; Meindl, James R. (eds.) Implicit leadership theories: Essays and explorations. Leadership horizons, the series (pp. 159-172). Greenwich: Information Age Publishing

Kühnen, U.; Sczesny, Sabine; Rennenkampff von, A.; Stahlberg, D. (2005). Assets and drawbacks of a feminine or masculine appearance - how gender-stereotypes guide the perception of leadership. In: Odağ, Özen; Perschai, Alexander (eds.) Negotiating space for gender studies: frameworks and applications (pp. 119-134). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang

Sczesny, Sabine (2004). Sexuelle Belästigung. In: Steffgen, Georges (ed.) Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung. Problembezogene psychologische Interventionen. Psychologie für das Personalmanagement: Vol. 23 (pp. 131-148). Göttingen: Hogrefe

von Rennenkampff, Anke; Kühnen, Ulrich; Sczesny, Sabine (2003). Die Attribution von Führungskompetenz in Abhängigkeit von geschlechtsstereotyper Kleidung. In: Pasero, Ursula (ed.) Gender – from costs to benefits (pp. 170-182). Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag

Schuster, Beate; Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (1999). Sexuelle Belästigung und Mobbing am Arbeitsplatz. In: Frey, Dieter; Graf Hoyos, Carl (eds.) Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie. Ein Lehrbuch. Angewandte Psychologie: Vol. 1 (pp. 188-199). Weinheim: Psychologie Verlags Union

Sczesny, Sabine; Stahlberg, Dagmar (1999). Sexuelle Belästigung am Telefon: Ein gesellschaftliches Phänomen im Überblick. In: Hacker, W.; Rinck, M. (eds.) Zukunft gestalten. Bericht über den 41. Kongreß der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Dresden 1998 (pp. 508-518). Lengerich: Pabst

Book

Garnham, A.; Oakhill, J.; Von Stockhausen, L.; Sczesny, Sabine (eds.) (2016). Language, Cognition, and Gender. Frontiers Research Topics. Lausanne: Frontiers Media

Sczesny, Sabine (ed.) (2003). Gender and Careers: On the State of Research. Zeitschrift für Sozialpsychologie: Vol. 34(3). Huber

Sczesny, Sabine (1997). Sexuelle Belästigung am Telefon. Eine sozialpsychologische Analyse. Europäische Hochschulschriften: Reihe 6, Psychologie: Vol. 592. Frankfurt: Peter Lang

Conference or Workshop Item

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (5 July 2017). Managing diversity at the workplace: Can affirmative action policies increase interest in leadership positions? (Unpublished). In: General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology (EASP). Granada, Spain. 05.07.-08.07.2017.

Moser, Franziska; Sczesny, Sabine; Wood, Wendy (July 2017). The use of gender-inclusive language: Deliberate or habitual? (Unpublished). In: 18th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Granada. 5.-8.7.2017.

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine; Rudman, L.; Gustafsson Sendén, M; Sakallı-Uğurlu, N; Lohmore, A. (June 2017). How women and men should (not) be in Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, India, and the U.S. (Unpublished). In: EASP Meeting: Gender Roles in the Future? Theoretical Foundations and Future Research Directions. Berlin, Germany. 24.06.-27.06.2017.

Kocher, D.; Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (June 2017). Why are men perceived to be unsuitable for work in childcare? (Unpublished). In: EASP Meeting: Gender Roles in the Future? Theoretical Foundations and Future Research Directions. Berlin, Germany. 24.06.-27.06.2017.

Nater, Christa; Kocher, Deborah; Sczesny, Sabine (May 2017). Men’s lack of fit for childcare - A matter of denying childcare competences or of suspecting child abuse? (Unpublished). In: Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). Dublin, Ireland. 17.05.-20.05.2017.

Moser, Franziska; Sczesny, Sabine; Wood, Wendy (22 September 2016). Predicting gender-inclusive language use (Unpublished). In: 50. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs). Leipzig, Germany. 18.-22.09.2016.

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (September 2016). The impact of affirmative action policies on the self-ascribed fit and motivation to apply for leadership positions (Unpublished). In: 50th conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGP). Leipzig, Germany. 18.09.-22.09.2016.

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (June 2016). Affirmative action policies for leadership positions? Certain policies may pave the way for female applicants. In: EAWOP Small Group Meeting - "Applicant Behavior". Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 30.06-01.07.2016.

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (14 April 2016). How policy interventions may enhance women’s striving for leadership positions. In: 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Anaheim, CA. 14.04-16.04.2016.

Pietraszkiewicz, Agnieszka; Rovira-Asenjo, Nuria; Sczesny, Sabine (30 January 2016). Evaluation of Leaders – Does Gender Really Matter? (Unpublished). In: 17th Annual Convention, Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego. 28.-30.01.2016.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Sczesny, Sabine; Messerli-Bürgy, Nadine; Rudman, Laurie (6 January 2016). Striving for Leadership Positions: Explaining Women’s and Men’s Diverging Self-Appraisal (Unpublished). In: 3rd Israel Organizational Behavior Conference. Tel Aviv, Israel. 06.-08.01.2016.

Nater, Christa; Sczesny, Sabine (9 September 2015). How quota-based procedures affect the self-ascribed fit and motivation of European women and men striving for leadership positions. In: 14th congress of the Swiss Society for Psychology (SGP). Geneva, Switzerland. 08.-09.09.2015.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Sczesny, Sabine; Messerli-Bürrgy, Nadine; Rudman, Laurie (8 September 2015). Striving for Powerful Positions: Gender Norms as Stress Triggers (Unpublished). In: 14th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society. Geneva, Switzerland. 08.-09.09.2015.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (22 May 2015). Mechanisms that Underlie Detrimental Effects of Age Appearance on Hiring (Unpublished). In: 17th Conference of European Association of Work & Organisational Psychology. Oslo, Norway. 20.-23.05.2015.

Pietraszkiewicz, Agnieszka; Rovira Asenjo, Núria; Sczesny, Sabine (21 May 2015). Evaluation of leaders – does gender still matter? (Unpublished). In: 17th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) - Respectful and Effective Leadership. Oslo, Norway. 20.05.-23.05.2015.

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.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (17 October 2014). Contributing or counteracting gender equality? Geschlechtergerechte Sprache im Führungskontext (Unpublished). In: 7. Interdisziplinäres Kolloquium "Respekt und Gerechtigkeit" der RespectResearchGroup. Hamburg Deutschland. 16.10.-19.10.2014.

Krings, Franciska; Sczesny, Sabine (September 2014). Mechanisms that Underlie Detrimental Effects of Age Appearance on Hiring Decisions (Unpublished). In: Transfer of Knowledge Conference (ESCON). Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 03.-07.09.2014.

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.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (10 July 2014). Gender-Fair Language in Organizations: Attracting Potential Leaders and Promoting the Organizational Image of Gender Equality (Unpublished). In: 17th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology. Amsterdam NL. 09.-12.07.2014.

Sczesny, Sabine; Ledermann, K. (July 2014). Face-ism in Self-Presentation on Personal Websites: Does Gender Really Matter? (Unpublished). In: 17th General Meeting of European Association of Social Psychology. Amsterdam. 09.-12.06.2014.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (25 April 2014). Machen die "Innen" einen Sinn? Geschlechtergerechte Sprache im Führungskontext. In: 11. Tagung der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Wien. 24.-26.04.2014.

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine (27 February 2014). Too Sexy to be Liked - Consequences of a Redistribution of Mind (Unpublished). In: 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Austin Texas. 27.02.2014.

Sczesny, Sabine (5 November 2013). You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression. How Social Judgments Depend on Appearance (Unpublished). In: School of Psychology Talk. University of Surrey England. 05.11.2013.

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.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (9 October 2013). Attracting women (and men) to leadership positions through gender-fair language (Unpublished). In: EAWOP Small group meeting on Gender Equality in Organizations. Frankfurt a.M., Deutschland. 09.10.-11.10.2013.

Sczesny, Sabine (19 September 2013). Zum Zusammenspiel von geschlechtergerechter Sprache und gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen (Unpublished). In: Linguistisches Forschungskolloquium Hot To-pics in Linguistics: Thema 4, Gender and Language. Zürich. 19.09.2013.

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.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (3 September 2013). Geschlechtergerechte Sprache in Organisationen (Unpublished). In: 14. Tagung der Fachgruppe für Sozialpsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Hagen Deutschland. 01.09.-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.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (15 June 2013). Gender-fair language in the context of leadership: Preventing the lack of fit for women (Unpublished). In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern CH. 14.06.-15.06.2013.

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.

Köser, Sara; Sczesny, Sabine (14 June 2013). Strategies to increase the use and approval of gender-fair language (Unpublished). In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern, Schweiz. 13.06.-17.06.2013.

Merkel, Elisa; Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine; Maass, Anne (14 June 2013). Gender-fair Language Changes the Social Perception of Professional Groups: The Case of German and Italian. (Unpublished). In: Final Conference of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN LCG). Bern, Schweiz. 13.06.-17.06.2013.

Bosak, Janine; Diekman, Amanda; Eagly, Alice H.; Sczesny, Sabine (24 May 2013). The Think Manager-Think Male Stereotype - Malleable or Stable? (Unpublished). In: 16th Conference of European Association of Work & Organisational Psychology (EAWOP). Münster Deutschland. 22.05.-25.05.2013.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (24 May 2013). Language as a barrier and facilitator for women's career progress (Unpublished). In: 16th Conference of European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). Münster, Deutschland. 22.05.-25.05.2013.

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.

Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine (13 April 2013). Effects of gender-stereotyped perfumes and evaluator gender on hiring decisions (Unpublished). In: SIOP 2013: 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Houston, USA. 11.-13.04.2013.

Horvath, Lisa Kristina; Sczesny, Sabine (25 March 2013). Gender-fair language as a facilitator for women's career progress (Unpublished). In: 55. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen (TeaP). Wien, Österreich. 24.03.-27.03.2013.

Sczesny, Sabine (2013). Der erste Eindruck zählt. Wie subtile Merkmale soziale Urteile beeinflussen können (Unpublished). In: Vorlesung. Universität Potsdam. 2013.

Hodel, L.; Sczesny, S. (September 2012). Kann eine situative Aktivierung des agentischen Selbstkonzepts die Führungsbereitschaft von Frauen erhöhen? (Unpublished). In: 48th Congress of the German Society of Psychology. Bielefeld. 23.-27.09.2012.

Horvath, L. K.; Sczesny, S. (September 2012). Zum Zusammenspiel von Geschlecht, Status und Personenbezeichnungen in Stellenausschreibungen für Führungspositionen (Unpublished). In: 48th Congress of the German Society of Psychology. Bielefeld. 23.-27.09.2012.

Infanger, M.; Bosak, J.; Sczesny, S. (September 2012). Der Einfluss von Agency und Communion auf die Glaubwürdigkeit weiblicher und männlicher Werbecharaktere (Unpublished). In: 48th Congress of the German Society of Psychology. Bielefeld. 23.-27.09.2014.

Koeser, S.; Sczesny, S. (September 2012). Wie überzeugend sind Argumente für geschlechtergerechte Sprache? (Unpublished). In: 48. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Bielefeld. 23.-27.09.2012.

Weiss, D.; Freund, A.; Sczesny, S. (24 May 2012). Age-Differential Effects of Gain vs. Loss Perceptions on Willingness to Engage in Collective Action. In: 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM). Chicago. 24.05.2012.

Kaufmann, M. C.; Sczesny, S.; Krings, F. (April 2012). Category- and Feature-based Age Stereotyping: Consequences for Hiring Decisions (Unpublished). In: 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. San Diego. 26.-28.04.2012.

Koeser, S.; Sczesny, S. (April 2012). Persuasion by Arguments: The Case of Gender-Inclusive Language (Unpublished). In: 54.Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen. Mannheim. 01.-04.04.2012.

Walker, M.; Wänke, M.; Sczesny, S.; Vetter, T. (January 2012). Think manager, think androgynous. Interaction of facial appearance and personality information (Unpublished). In: 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. San Diego. 26.-28.01.2012.

Infanger, M.; Sczesny, S. (2012). The Big Two in Advertising: The Impact of Agency and Communion on the Effectiveness of Advertising Characters (Unpublished). In: European Social Cognition Network 3. Estoril. 2012.

Sczesny, S. (2012). Zum Einfluss von Gesichtsmerkmalen auf die Personenwahrnehmung (Unpublished). In: Empirische Wirtschaftssoziologie. Universität Nürnberg. 2012.

Horvath, Lisa; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Gender-fair language in job advertisements and hiring decisions. In: 16th EASP General Meeting, European Association of Social Psychology.

Horvath, Lisa K.; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Recruiting leaders - the impact of gender-inclusive language. In: 12th Conference of the Swiss Psychological Society.

Hodel, Lea; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Agency in the active self-concept: A key to leadership? In: 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Hodel, Lea; Kaufmann, Michèle; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Self-stereotyping among women? The influence of agency on preferring a leadership role. In: Medium Size Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology on "Challenging stereotypes: When and how targets of negative stereotypes resist", Lisbon, Portugal.

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). The impact of gender role norms on the effectiveness of male advertising characters. In: 12th Congress of the Swiss Society of Psychology (SGP), Fribourg, Switzerland.

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine (2011). Communality sells: The impact of perceivers sexism on the evaluation of women's portravals in advertisements. In: Transfer of Knowledge Conference of the European Social Cognition Network 2 (ESCON). Sligo, Ireland.

Infanger, Martina; Sczesny, Sabine; Bosak, Janine (2011). The impact of mortality salience on the advertising effectiveness of elderly advertising characters. In: ohne Verlag.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). The impact of age-related facial and extra-facial features on hiring decisions. In: 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SGP), Fribourg, Switzerland.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Feature-based age stereotyping: Consequences for hiring decisions (Unpublished). In: 16th General Meeting of European Association of Social Psychology (EASP), Stockholm,Sweden.

Kaufmann, Michèle; Krings, Francisca; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Age bias in hiring decisions: The impact of age-related facial and extra-facial features. In: 15th Conference of European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Walker, Mirella; Wänke, Michaela; Sczesny, Sabine; Vetter, Thomas (2011). The impact of subtle cues to masculinity or femininity in faces on impression formation, Transfer of Knowledge Conference of the European Social Cognition Network 2 (ESCON), Sligo, Ireland.

Walker, Mirella; Vetter, Thomas; Sczesny, Sabine; Wänke, Michaela (2011). Androgyny qualifies as project leader. Interaction of facial appearance and personality information. In: 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Feature-based stereotyping and its consequences. In: Faculté de Hautes Etudes (HEC), Université de Lausanne, Suisse.

Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Ändern sich die Zeiten? Geschlecht und Führung im sozialen Wandel. In: Psychologisches Institut, Universität Zürich, Schweiz.

Koeser, Sara; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Changing attitudes towards gender-inclusive language by persuasive arguments. In: 12th Congress of the Swiss Psychological Society (SGP) Fribourg, Switzerland.

Koeser, Sara; Sczesny, Sabine (2011). Arguments for and against gender-fair language and their influence on attitudes and language use. In: 16th General Meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Moser, Franziska; Hubacher, Mirjam; Sczesny, Sabine; Irmen, Lisa (September 2010). Als Stimmberechtigte werden jene B ... bezeichnet. Zur Vorhersage eines geschlechtergerechten Sprachgebrauchs. In: Petermann, Franz; Koglin, Ute (eds.) Erklären Entscheiden Planen. 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 26.-30. September 2010 in Bremen. Lengerich: Pabst

Vervecken, Dries; Moser, Franziska; Sczesny, Sabine; Hannover, Bettina (September 2010). Entwicklung und Validierung eines Instruments zur Messung der Einstellung gegenüber geschlechtergerechter Sprache. In: Petermann, Franz; Koglin, Ute (eds.) Erklären Entscheiden Planen. 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie. Lengerich: Pabst

Bosak, J.; Kirchner, A.; Sczesny, Sabine; Meier, Laurenz L. (2010). Chronic work conditions as antecedents of employees anticipated stress to a hypothetical scenario of organizational change (Unpublished). In: 9th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. Rome, Italy.

Cullinane, S. J.; Kirchner, A.; Sczesny, Sabine; Meier, Laurenz L.; Bosak, J. (2010). The quality of prior experiences, currrent job conditions and anticipated stress in a reorganisation scenario: The central role of cognitive appraisal (Unpublished). In: 9th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. Rome, Italy.

Infanger, Martina; Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Communality sells: The impact of benevolent sexism on advertising characters. In: Petermann, Franz; Koglin, Ute (eds.) Erklären Entscheiden Planen. 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 26.-30. September 2010 in Bremen. Lengerich: Pabst

Walker, Mirella; Jiang, F.; Vetter, Thomas; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Beurteilung von Persönlichkeitseigenschaften anhand von Gesichtszügen - ein universelles Phänomen? In: Petermann, Franz; Koglin, Ute (eds.) Erklären Entscheiden Planen. 47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 26.-30. September 2010 in Bremen. Lengerich: Pabst

Walker, Mirella; Jiang, Fan; Vetter, Thomas; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Universals and cultural differences in forming social judgments from faces (Unpublished). In: 12th European Social Cognition Network Transfer of Knowledge Conference ESCON2, 25.-29.8.2010, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Binggeli, Steve; Krings, Franziska; Sczesny, Sabine (2010). Not all immigrants are equal: Stereotype content as a function of regional and interindividual difference. In: International Conference on Discrimination and Tolerance in Intergroup Relations, 3 July, 2010, Jena, Germany.

Steinmetz, J.F.; Bosak, B.; Sczesny, Sabine; Eagly, A.H. (2010). The impact of social roles on gender stereotyping: A cross-cultural comparison of Germany and Japan. In: American Psychological Association. Washington.

Krings, Franziska; Sczesny, Sabine; Kluge, Annette (2010). Age stereotypical inferences and causal attributions as mediators of age discrimination. The role of warmth and competence. In: Annual Conference of the Academy of Management, 6.-10.8.2010, Montreal, Canada.

Bosak, Janine; Kirchner, A.; Sczesny, Sabine; Meier, L. (2010). Chronic work conditions as antecedents of employees? Anticipated stress to a hypothetical scenario of organizational change. In: 9th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, 29-31 March, 2010, Rom, Italy.

Culliane, S.; Kirchner, A.; Sczesny, Sabine; Meier, L.; Bosak, J. (2010). The quality of prior experiences, current job conditions, and anticipated stress in a reorganization scenario: the central role of cognitive appraisal. In: 9th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, 29-31 March, 2010, Rom, Italy.

Bosak, Janine; Sczesny, Sabine; Diekman, Amanda (July 2008). Think-manager-think-male? Perceptions of managers, men and women in the past, present and future (Unpublished). In: XXIX International Congress of Psychology (ICP). Berlin/Germany. 20.-25.07.2008.

Working Paper

Schwarz, Stefan; Stahlberg, Dagmar; Sczesny, Sabine (2002). Denying the foreseeability of an event as a means of self-protection. The Impact of Self-Threatening Outcome Information on the Strength of the Hindsight Bias (Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications 02-37). Mannheim: Universität Mannheim

Stahlberg, Dagmar; Sczesny, Sabine; Schwarz, Stefan (23 June 1999). Exculpating victims and the reversal of hindsight bias (Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications 99-70). Mannheim: Universität Mannheim