Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

56. Sulpizio, S., Del Maschio, N., Fedeli, D., & Abutalebi, J. (in press). Bilingual language processing: A meta-analysis of functional neuroimaging studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Review.

55. Sulpizio, S., Del Maschio, N., Del Mauro, G., Fedeli, D., & Abutalebi, J. (in press). Bilingualism as a gradient measure modulates functional connectivity of language and control networks. NeuroImage.

54. Fasoli, F., Maass, A., Karniol, R., Antonio, R., & Sulpizio, S. (in press). Voice changes meaning: The role of gay- vs. straight-sounding voices in sentence interpretation. Journal of Language and Social Psychology.

53. Del Maschio, N., Sulpizio, S., Toti, M., Caprioglio, C., Del Mauro, G., Fedeli, D., & Abutalebi, J. (in press). Second language exposure rather than second language knowledge relates to changes in white matter microstucture. Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science.

52. Del Maschio, N., Fedeli, D., Sulpizio, S., & Abutalebi, J. (2019). The relationship between bilingual experience and gyrification in adulthood: A cross-sectional surface-based morphometry study. Brain & Language. [pdf]

51. Scaltritti, M., Miniukovich, A., Venuti, P., Job, R., De Angeli, A., & Sulpizio, S. (2019). Investigating effects of typographic variables on webpage reading through eye movements. Scientific Reports, 9: 12711. [pdf]

50. Sulpizio, S. Vassallo, E., Job R., & Abutalebi, J. (accepted). ITABU': Dati preliminari di un database delle parole tabù per l'italiano. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia. [pdf]

49. Sulpizio, S., & Navarrete, E. (accepted). Outgroup faces hamper word recognition. Psychological Research.

48. Grecucci, A.*, Sulpizio, S.*, Tommasello, E., Vespignani, F., & Job, R. (2019). Seeing emotions, reading emotions: behavioral and ERPs evidence of the regulation of visual and linguistic stimuli. Plos One, 14: e0209461. (Equal contribution) [pdf]

47. Doi, H., Sulpizio, S., Esposito, G., Katou, M., Nishima, E., Kikuno, Y., Honda, M., Oohashi, T., Bornstein, M. H., & Shinohara, K. (2019). Ultrasonic communication in human mother-infant interaction. The Journal of Physiological Sciences, 69, 1085-1096.

46. Sulpizio, S., Toti, M., Del Maschio, N., Costa, A., Fedeli, D., Job, R., & Abutalebi, J. (2019). Are you really cursing? Neural processing of taboo words in native and foreign language. Brain & Language, 194, 84-92. [pdf]

45. Colombo, L., Sulpizio, S., & Peressotti, F. (2019). The developmental trend of transposed letters effects in masked priming. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 186, 117-130.

44. Treccani, B, Mulatti, C., Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2019). Does perceptual simulation explain spatial effects in word categoriazion? Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1102. [pdf]

43. Cepollaro, B., Sulpizio, S., & Bianchi, C. (2019). How bad is it to report a slur? An empirical investigation. Journal of Pragmatics, 146, 32-42.

42. Sulpizio, S., & Avanzi, L. (2019). Crisi di riproducibilità o crisi di fiducia? Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 1-2, 379-392. [pdf]

41. Sulpizio, S., Fasoli, F., Antonio, R., Eyssel, F., Paladino, M. P., & Diehl, C. (in press). Auditory gaydar: Perception of sexual orientation based on female voice. Language and Speech. [pdf]

40. Lamanna, J., Sulpizio, S., Ferro, M., Martoni, R., Abutalebi, J., & Malgaroli, A. (2019). Behavioral assessment of Activity-Based-Anorexia: how cognition can become the drive wheel. Physiology & Behavior, 202, 1-7.

39. Del Maschio, N., Sulpizio, S., Fedeli, D., Ramanujan, K., Ding, G., Weekes, B. S., Cachia, A., & Abutalebi, J. (2019). ACC sulcal patterns and their modulation on cognitive control efficiency across lifespan: A neuroanatomical study on bilinguals and monolinguals. Cerebral Cortex, 7, 3091-3101. [pdf]

38. Sulpizio, S., & Abutalebi, J. (2019). If experience is not enough: Understanding multilingualism through early neurobiological variability. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 49, 245-247. [pdf]

37. Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2018). Early and multiple-loci divergency of proper and common names: An event-related potential investigation. Neuropsychologia, 119, 107-117. [pdf]

36. Del Maschio, N., Sulpizio, S., Gallo, F., Fedeli, D., Weekes, B. S., & Abutalebi, J. (2018). Neuroplasticity across the lifespan and aging effect in bilinguals and monolinguals. Brain & Cognition, 125, 118-126. [pdf]

35. Fasoli, F., Maass, A., & Sulpizio, S. (2017). Stereotypical disease inferences from gay/lesbian vs. heterosexual voice. Journal of Homosexuality, 65, 990-1014. [pdf]

34. Petrova, A., Navarrete, E., Suitner, C., Sulpizio, S., Reynolds, M., Job, R., & Peressotti, F. (2018). Spatial congruency effects exist, just not for words: Looking into Estes, Verges, and Barsalou (2008). Psychological Science, 29, 1195-1199

33. Sulpizio, S., Doi, H., Bornstein, M. H., Cui, J., Esposito, G., & Shinohara, K. (2018). fNIRS reveals enhanced brain activation to female (versus male) infant directed speech (relative to adult directed speech) in young human infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 52, 89-96. [pdf]

32. Mascheretti, S., Andreola, C., Scaini, S., & Sulpizio, S. (2018). Beyond genes: A systematic review of environmental risk factors in specific reading disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 82, 147-152. [pdf]

31. Sulpizio, S., Kuroda, K., Dalsasso, M., Asakawa, T., Bornstein, M. H., Doi, H., Esposito, G., & Shinohara, K. (2018). Discriminating between Mothers’ Infant- and Adult-Directed Speech: Cross-Linguistic Generalizability from Japanese to Italian and German. Neuroscience Research, 133, 21-27. [pdf]

30. Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2017). Effetti dell'informazione metrica e segmentale nella produzione di parole. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 4, 957-972. [pdf]

29. Sulpizio, S., Spinelli, G., & Burani, C. (2017). STRESYL: An Italian Stress-in-Syllables database for research in reading. Journal of Written Language & Literacy, 20, 80-103. [pdf]

28. Sulpizio, S. (2017). Mindfulness: <<Occidentali's karma>>? Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 339-344.

27. Sulpizio, S., & Colombo, L. (2017). Early markers of lexical stress in visual word recognition. Memory & Cognition, [pdf]

26. Liu, F., Sulpizio, S., Kornpetpanne, S., & Job, R. (2017). It takes biking to learn: Physical activity improves learning a second language. Plos ONE, 12(5): e0177624. [pdf]

25. Colombo, L., Sulpizio, S., & Peressotti, F. (2017). Serial mechanism in transposed-letter effects: A developmental study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 161, 46-62. [pdf]

24. Fasoli, F., Maass, A., Paladino, M. P., Sulpizio, S. (2017). Gay- and lesbian sounding auditory cues elicit stereotyping and discrimination. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 46, 1261-1277. [pdf]

23. Spinelli, G.*, Sulpizio, S.*, & Burani, C. (2016). Q2Stress: A database for multiple cues to stress assignment in Italian. Behavior Research Methods. [*Equal contribution] [pdf] [download database].

22. Calcagnì, A., Lombardi, L., & Sulpizio, S. (2017). Analysing spatial data from mouse tracker methodology: An entropic approach. Behavior Research Methods. [download EMOT]

21. Amenta, S., Marelli, M., & Sulpizio, S. (2017). From sound to meaning: Phonology-to-Semantics mapping in visual word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24, 887-893. [pdf]

17. Fasoli, F., Paladino, M. P., & Sulpizio, S. (2016). Conosco persone omosessuali: Una ricerca esplorativa degli effetti del contatto sull'omofobia e sostegno ai diritti LGBT in Italia. Psicologia Sociale, 11, 263-286. [pdf]

20. Sulpizio, S., Spinelli, G., & Burani, C. (2016). Stress still affects articulatory planning in reading aloud: A Reply to White and Besner (2016). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 42, 2129-31. [pdf]

19. Sulpizio, S., Vespignani, F., & Job, R. (2016). On the time course of lexical stress priming in speech production: Behavioral and ERPs evidence from a free-stress language. Brain Research, 1648, 202-213. [pdf]

18. Fasoli, F., Mazzurega, M., & Sulpizio, S. (2016). When characters impact on dubbing: the role of sexual stereotypes on voice actor/actress' preferences. Media Psychology. [pdf]

16. Sulpizio, S., & Kinoshita, S. (2016). Editorial: Bridging reading aloud and speech production. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 661. [pdf]

15. Spinelli, G., Sulpizio, S., Primativo, S., & Burani, C. (2016). Stress in context: morpho-syntactic properties affect lexical stress assignment in reading aloud. Frontiers in Psychology, 7: 942. [pdf]

14. Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2015). The segment-to-frame association in word reading: Early effects of the interaction between segmental and suprasegmental information. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1612. [pdf]

13. Sulpizio, S.*, Fasoli, F.*, Maass, A., Paladino, M. P., Vespignani, F., Eyssel, F., Bentler, D. (2015). The sound of voice: Voice-based categorization of speakers' sexual orientation within and across languages. PLoS ONE, 10(7): e0128882. [*Equal contribution] [pdf]

12. Colombo, L., & Sulpizio, S. (2015). When orthography is not enough: The effect of lexical stress in lexical decision. Memory & Cognition, 43, 811-824 [pdf]

11. Sulpizio, S., Spinelli, G., & Burani, C. (2015). Stress affects articulatory planning in reading aloud. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, 453-461. [pdf]

10. Sulpizio, S., & Burani, C. (2015). Reading segments is not reading words: Comment on Kawamoto et al. (2014). Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68, 619-621. [pdf]

9. Sulpizio, S., Burani, C., & Colombo, L. (2015). The process of stress assignment in reading aloud: Critical issues from studies on Italian. Scientific Studies of Reading, 19, 5-20. [pdf]

8. Sadakata, M., Shingai, M., Brandmeyer, A., Sulpizio, S., Sekiyama, K. (2014). Language specific listening to Japanese geminates consonants: Cross-linguistic study. Frontiers in Psychology, 5: 1422. [pdf]

7. Burani, C., Paizi, D., & Sulpizio, S. (2014). Stress assignment in reading Italian: Friendship outweighs dominance. Memory & Cognition, 42, 662-675. [pdf]

6. Sulpizio, S. (2013). Accento e sillabe nei modelli computazionali della lettura: è così semplice leggere unità polisillabiche? Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 2, 289-312. [pdf]

5. Sulpizio, S. & Colombo, L. (2013). Lexical stress, frequency and stress neighborhood effects in the early stages of Italian reading development. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 2073-2084. [pdf]

4. Sulpizio, S., Arduino, L. S., Paizi, D., & Burani, C. (2013). Stress assignment in reading Italian polysyllabic pseudowords. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 39, 51-68. [pdf]

3. Sulpizio, S., Job, R., & Burani, C. (2012). Priming lexical stress in reading Italian aloud. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 808-820. [pdf]

2. Sulpizio, S., & McQueen, J. M. (2012). Italians use abstract knowledge about lexical stress during spoken-word recognition. Journal of Memory and Language, 66, 177-193. [pdf]

1. Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2010). L'intervento delle sillabe nei processi di produzione e riconoscimento visivo delle parole. Giornale Italiano di Psicologia, 3, 707-718. [pdf]

Conference Proceeding Papers

8. Miniukovich, A., De Angeli, A., Sulpizio, S., & Scaltritti, M. (2019). Guideline-Based Evaluation of Web Readability. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (p. 508). ACM.

7. Miniukovich, A., Sulpizio, S., & De Angeli, A. (2018). Exploration of Visual Complexity for Graphical User Interfaces. International Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces

6. Miniukovich, A., De Angenli, A., Sulpizio, S., & Venuti, P. (2017). Design guidelines for Web Readability. In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 285-296). ACM. [pdf]

5. Fasoli, F., Sulpizio, S., & Paladino, M. P. (2015). "E' un buon leader?": Orientamento sessuale, stereotipi di genere e discriminazione nelle posizioni di leadership. In Elisa Bellè, Barbara Poggio & Giulia Selmi (Eds.), Districare il nodo genere-potere - Sguardi interdisciplinari su politica, lavoro, sessualità e cultura. Atti del III convegno nazionale del Centro di Studi Interdisciplinari di Genere (pp. 176-193). Trento, IT: Università di Trento. [pdf]

4. Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2013). Syllable frequency and stress priming interact in reading Italian aloud. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1402-1407). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]

3. Sulpizio, S., Boureux, M., Burani, C., Deguchi, C., & Colombo, L. (2012). Stress assignment in the development of reading aloud: Nonword priming effects on Italian children. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2369-2374). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]

2. Sulpizio, S. & McQueen, J. M. (2011). When two newly-acquired words are one: New words differing in stress alone are not automatically represented differently. In Proceeding of the 12th Annual Conference of Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2011) (pp. 1385-1388). Firenze, Italy. [pdf]

1. Sulpizio, S. (2010). Il ruolo delle sillabe nei processi di riconoscimento visivo delle parole e di lettura ad alta voce: nuove evidenze dall'italiano. In Proceedings of AISC 2010 - Seventh annual meeting of the Italian Society for Cognitive Sciences (pp. 185-189). Trento, Italy. [pdf]

Book Chapters

4. Sulpizio, S., & Fasoli, F. (2019). Visual word recognition is sensitive to social information extracted from vocal cues. In S. Sulpizio, L. Barca, S. Primativo, L.S. Arduino (Eds.), Word recognition, morphology and lexical reading. Festschrift in Honour of Cristina Burani. College Publications (pp. 45-52).

3. Fasoli, F., Maass, A., & Sulpizio, S. (2016). Communicating the "invisible": Disclosing and inferring sexual orientation though visual and vocal cues. In H. Giles & A., Maass (Eds.) Advances in intergroup communication. NY: Peter Lang Publications.

2. Canavesio, L., Sulpizio, S., & Job, R. (2016). Arithmetic facts and language acquisition effect in primary school children. In K. Papaja & A. Sviatek (Eds.). Modernizing Educational Practice. Perspectives in Content and Language Integrated Learning (pp. 17-36). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

1. Job, R., Coppini, A., & Sulpizio, S. (2015). Le non parole possono attivare emozioni? Uno studio empirico. In P. Legrenzi, L. Lotto, & L. Savadori (Eds.), Conoscenza, decisione, negoziazione - Studi in onore di Rino Rumiati (pp.135-140). Bologna: Il Mulino.

Published Abstract

5. Sulpizio, S., Fasoli, F., & Vespignani, F. (2018). Cognitive control of the interplay between the voice-conveyed social identity and the message during on-line sentence comprehension. Frontiers in Psychology Conference Abstract: 2018 - Second Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference.

4. Bianchi, C., Cepollaro, B., & Sulpizio, S. (2018). That’s what he said: an empirical investigation on reporting slurs. Frontiers in Psychology Conference Abstract: 2018 - Second Experimental Pragmatics in Italy Conference.

3. Job, R., & Sulpizio, S. (2016). Cognitive aging and the use of technologies. International Journal of Psychology, 51, 52-53.

2. Sulpizio, S., Vespignani, F., & Job, R. (2014). The time course of lexical stress activation revealed by Event-related brain potentials. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 94, 207.

1. Job, R., & Sulpizio, S. (2012). Stress priming and syllable frequency interact while reading aloud. International Journal of Psychology, 47:sup1, 8.


Sulpizio, S. (2016). Progetto AIDA - Alfabetizzazione Informatica Degli Anziani. Report divulgativo contenente i risultati del progetto di ricerca AIDA. [pdf]