Research Projects

2017-

When perceiving the future closer than it is : A psycholinguistic investigation of the way we talk about the future
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2016-

Fair language : a project on gender equality [webpage]
Raising funds

2015-

What’s so sexy about degenderizing language? Investigating gender representations of readers and listeners in Norwegian, Finnish and French
Funded by the Research Council of Norway

2012-2015

Gender representation in language: The onset of grammar-stereotype interplay in toddlerhood
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2012

Gender representation in language: The onset of grammar-stereotype interplay in toddlerhood
Funded Research Funding Pool, University of Fribourg

2011-2012

Gender representation in language: The onset of grammar-stereotype interplay in toddlerhood
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2010-2012

Emotion inferences and text comprehension: Narrative characteristics and their influence on emotion inferences elaboration
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2009-2013

Marie curie initial Training Network – Language, Cognition, and Gender
Funded by the Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN)

2008-2012

Tobacco warnings on cigarette packs: a psycholinguistic investigation
Funded by the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH

2009-2011

Gender Representation in Language: Learning to interpret the masculine form as generic
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2008-2010

The representation of characters’ emotions: An analysis of a constituent of emotion inferred during reading
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2007-2008

Language and Gender: A project on the interaction of the generic masculine and stereotypical information in constructing a mental representation of gender
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2007-2008

Racism & Football: The dark side of sport
Funded by the Federal Council of Sport (FCS)

2006-2007
Messages de prévention et tabagisme – Tobacco prevention messages
Funded by the Office of Public Health (FOPH)

2006-2007

The representation of emotions during reading. An investigation of the flexibility of readers’ mental representation
Funded by the Research Funding Pool, University of Fribourg

2005-2007

Gender Representation in Language
Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2005-2006

The mental representation built by athletes in sport situations: Differences between expert and non-expert athletes
Funded by the Federal Council of Sport (FCS)

2003-2004

The mental representation built by athletes in sport situations: Differences between expert and non-expert athletes
Funded by the Federal Council of Sport (FCS)