Personale docente

Anne Maass

Professore ordinario

M-PSI/05

Indirizzo: VIA VENEZIA, 8 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498276579

E-mail: anne.maass@unipd.it

  • Il Lunedi' dalle 10:00 alle 12:00
    presso Psico1, Via Venezia 8, secondo piano
    sospeso dal16.12 fino al 20.1. Riprende il 21 di Gennaio.

Anne Maass is professor of social psychology at the University of Padova. She received her MS at the University of Heidelberg and her Ph.D. at Florida State University. She has been visiting professor at Arizona State University, UC Davis, University of Kiel, Griffith University, University of Heidelberg, Nagoya University, University of Mannheim, and the New School for Social Research (2013/14 and, as Heuss Professor, 2017/18). She has been Associate Editor the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology. She has received the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize (together with Carnaghi et al.) in 2007 and the Henri Tajfel Award in 2011 and is member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) since 2014.


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Selected publications:

BOOKS

Maass, A., Suitner, C. & Deconchy, J.-P. (2014). Living in an asymmetrical world: How writing direction affects thought and action, Routledge Monographs in Behavioural Science ISBN 13: 9780415521987 ISBN 10: 041552198X

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Merkel, E., Maass, A., Faralli, M., & Cacciari, C. (2017). It only needs one man – or can mixed groups be described by feminine generics? Journal of Applied Psycholinguistics. 17, 45-59.

Fasoli, F., Maass, A. & Sulpizio S. (2017). Stereotypical disease inferences from gay/lesbian vs. heterosexual voice, Journal of Homosexuality, 64, 1-25.

Formanowicz, M., Roessel, J., Maass, A., & Suitner, C. (2017). Verbs as Linguistic Markers of Agency: The Social Side of Grammar. European Journal of Social Psychology, 47, 566-579.

Galdi, S., Maass, A., & Cadinu, M. (2017, in press). Defending the Victim of Sexual Harassment: The Influence of Civil Courage and Media Exposure. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 41(3), 338-351.
doi:10.1177/0361684317709770.

Fasoli, F., Maass, A., Paladino, M. & Sulpizio, S. (2017). Gay- and Lesbian-Sounding Vocal Cues Elicit Stereotyping and Discrimination, Archives of Sexual Behavior 46, 1-17 doi:10.1007/s10508-017-0962-0

Timeo, S., Farroni, T. & Maass, A. (2017). Race and Color: Two Sides of One Story? Development of Biases in Categorical Perception. Child Development, 88, 83-102.

Guizzo, F., Cadinu, M., Galdi, S., Maass, A., & Latrofa, M. (2017). Objecting to Objectification: Women’s Collective Action against Sexual Objectification on Television. Sex Roles, 77, 352-365.

Suitner, C., Maass, A., & Ronconi, L. (2017). From Spatial to Social Asymmetry: Spontaneous and Conditioned Associations of Gender and Space. Psychology of Women Quarterly.41, 46-64. 0361684316676045.

Suitner, C., Maass, A., Bettinsoli, M. L., Carraro, L., & Kumar, S. (2017). Left-handers’ struggle in a rightward wor (l) d: The relation between horizontal spatial bias and effort in directed movements. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 1-30. ISSN: 1357-650X, doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2015.1118112

Suitner, C., & Maass, A. (2016). Spatial Agency Bias: Representing People in Space. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 53, 245-301.

Moè, A., Cadinu, M., & Maass, A. (2015). Women drive better if not stereotyped. Accident Analysis & Prevention. 85, 199-206 [DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.09.021]

Bettinsoli, M. L., Maass, A., Suitner, C., & Kashima. Y. (2015). Word-Order and Causal Inference: The Temporal Attribution Bias. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 144-149.

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My current research interests focus mainly on two issues:

1) The interaction between language and social cognition. Through experimental work and archive analyses I am investigating how different features of language (such grammatical gender, word order, metaphors, writing direction) affect how we perceive individuals and groups and how we interpret their actions. I am also interested in how listeners are affected by gay/lesbian- (vs. heterosexual-) sounding voices.

2) The psychological consequences of and reactions to economic inequality. Through both correlational and experimental approaches I am investigating how people perceive economic inequality and how they react to strategies (such as progressive taxation) aimed at redistibuting income and wealth.





ANNO ACCADEMICO 2018/19 PROPOSTE DI TESI PER MAGISTRALI E TRIENNALI:

TEMA 1: La disuguaglianza economica: come influenza le persone e come le persone reagiscono ad essa

Orario: Giovedi 15-17 a partire da 11/10
Tutor: Anne Maass, Carmen Cervone, Andrea Scatolon,
Num laureandi: fino a 4 laurendi complessivamente

Secondo statistiche molto recenti, il 20% più ricco della popolazione italiana possiede il 68% dell’intera ricchezza del nostro paese, mentre il 20% della popolazione più povera solo lo 0,6 %. I dati a disposizione suggeriscono inoltre che la disuguaglianza economica in Italia è destinata ad aumentare nei prossimi anni. Questo laboratorio si propone di indagare la percezione che gli italiani hanno dei livelli di disuguaglianza economica nel paese e di studiare i possibili differenti effetti negativi della disuguaglianza sulla popolazione più privilegiata, i più poveri e la classe intermedia.

Mani,A., Mullainathan, S., Shafir, E., & Zhao, J. (2014). Poverty impedes cognitive function. Science, 341, 976-980.

Norton, M., Ariely, D. (2011). Building a better America-One wealth quintile at a time. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 9-12.

Jetten, J., Mols, F., Postmes, T. (2015). Relative deprivation and relative wealth enhances antiimmigrant sentiments:TheV-curve re-examined. PLoSONE, 10:e0139156.doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0139156.

Wilkinson, R. (2011). Come la disparità economica danneggia la società. Filmato. https://www.ted.com/talks/richard_wilkinson?language=it

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TEMA 2: Riconoscere l'orientamento sessuale di un individuo da indici multipli (voce, faccia, modo di camminare ecc.)[in collaborazione con Dott. Fasoli]

Numerose sono le caratteristiche che le persone utilizzano per riconoscere una persona come eterosessuale o omosessuale, tra cui la voce, l'aspetto, e il modo di muoversi. Ciò che tuttavia non è ancora ben noto e' come questi diversi indici vengano integrati quando un'osservatore si forma un'impressione. Questo laboratorio si propone di studiare come gli osservatori integrano queste informazioni e con quali conseguenze in termini di attivazione degli stereotipi e pregiudizio.

Gowen, C.W., Britt, T.W. (2006). The interactive effects of homosexual speech and sexual orientation on the stigmatization of men: evidence for expectancy violation theory. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 25, 437- 456.

Munson, B. (2007). The acoustic correlates of perceived sexual orientation, perceived masculinity, and perceived femininity. Language and Speech, 50, 125-142.

Munson, B., McDonald, E., DeBoe, N., & White, A. R. (2006). The acoustic and perceptual bases of judgments of women and men's sexual orientation from read speech. Journal of Phonetics, 34, 202-240.


STUDENTI INTERESSATI SONO PREGATI A COMPILARE IL MODULO DI PRE-ISCRIZIONE CHE SI TROVA NEL SEGUENTE LINK: https://it.surveymonkey.com/r/7H2XPQX ENTRO IL 28 DI SETTEMBRE. CONTATTEREMO GLI STUDENTI ACCETTATI ENTRO IL PRIMO DI OTTOBRE

Il ricevimento riprende Lunedi 21 Gennaio. Per qualsiasi comunicazione si prega di contattare la docente via email (anne.maass@unipd.it)


Anne Maass