Personal identification

Full name
Fabio Fasoli

Citation names

  • Fasoli, Fabio

Author identifiers

Ciência ID


Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Italian (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Degree Classification
2008/10/01 - 2011/12/12
Psychological Science and Education (Doktor (PhD))
Major in Social Psychology
Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2018/10/01 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) University of Surrey, United Kingdom
2018/01/01 - Current Visiting Professor (University Teacher) ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal


Designation Funders
2016/10 - 2018/09 Beyond “Straight Talking”: The Consequences of Vocal Cues to to Sexual Identity for Modern Prejudice European Commission


Journal article
  1. Fabio Fasoli; Anne Maass; Rachel Karniol; Raquel Antonio; Simone Sulpizio. "Voice Changes Meaning: The Role of Gay- Versus Straight-Sounding Voices in Sentence Interpretation". Journal of Language and Social Psychology (2020): 0261927X1988662-0261927X1988662. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X19886625.
  2. Gorczynski, Paul; Fasoli, Fabio. "LGBTQ+ focused mental health research strategy in response to COVID-19". The Lancet Psychiatry 7 8 (2020): e56. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2215-0366(20)30300-x.
  3. Daniele, Maddalena; Fasoli, Fabio; Antonio, Raquel; Sulpizio, Simone; Maass, Anne. "Gay Voice: Stable Marker of Sexual Orientation or Flexible Communication Device?". Archives of Sexual Behavior 49 7 (2020): 2585-2600. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01771-2.
  4. Fabio Fasoli; Peter Hegarty. "A Leader Doesn’t Sound Lesbian!: The Impact of Sexual Orientation Vocal Cues on Heterosexual Persons’ First Impression and Hiring Decision". Psychology of Women Quarterly 44 2 (2020): 234-255. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684319891168.
  5. Fabio Fasoli; Anne Maass. "The Social Costs of Sounding Gay: Voice-Based Impressions of Adoption Applicants". Journal of Language and Social Psychology (2020): 0261927X1988390-0261927X1988390. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X19883907.
  6. Fabio Fasoli; Peter Hegarty; Andrea Carnaghi. "Sounding Gay, Speaking as a “Fag”: Auditory Gaydar and the Perception of Reclaimed Homophobic Language". Journal of Language and Social Psychology (2019): 0261927X1985275-0261927X1985275. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261927X19852753.
  7. Sulpizio, Simone; Fasoli, Fabio; Antonio, Raquel; Eyssel, Friederike; Paladino, Maria Paola; Diehl, Charlotte. "Auditory Gaydar: Perception of Sexual Orientation Based on Female Voice". Language and Speech 63 1 (2019): 184-206. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0023830919828201.
  8. Fasoli, Fabio; Maass, Anne; Volpato, Chiara; Pacilli, Maria Giuseppina. "The (Female) Graduate: Choice and Consequences of Women’s Clothing". Frontiers in Psychology 9 (2018): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02401.
  9. Fabio Fasoli; Peter Hegarty; Anne Maass; Raquel Antonio. "Who wants to sound straight? Sexual majority and minority stereotypes, beliefs and desires about auditory gaydar". Personality and Individual Differences 130 (2018): 59-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.03.046.
  10. Fabio Fasoli; Federica Durante; Silvia Mari; Cristina Zogmaister; Chiara Volpato. "Shades of Sexualization: When Sexualization Becomes Sexual Objectification". Sex Roles (2018): https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-017-0808-1.
  11. Fasoli, F.; Cadinu, M.; Carnaghi, A.; Galdi, S.; Guizzo, F.; Tassara, L.. "How do you self-categorize? Gender and sexual orientation self-categorization in homosexual/heterosexual men and women". Personality and Individual Differences 123 (2018): 135-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.11.011.
  12. Fasoli, Fabio; Maass, Anne. "Voice and Prejudice: The Social Costs of Auditory Gaydar". Atlantic Journal of Communication 26 2 (2018): 98-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15456870.2018.1432617.
  13. Shepherd, Lee; Fasoli, Fabio; Pereira, Andrea; Branscombe, Nyla R.. "The role of threat, emotions, and prejudice in promoting collective action against immigrant groups". European Journal of Social Psychology 48 4 (2018): 447-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2346.
  14. Fasoli, Fabio; Maass, Anne; Sulpizio, Simone. "Stereotypical Disease Inferences From Gay/Lesbian Versus Heterosexual Voices". Journal of Homosexuality 65 8 (2017): 990-1014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2017.1364945.
  15. Fasoli, Fabio; Durante, Federica; Mari, Silvia; Zogmaister, Cristina; Volpato, Chiara. "Shades of Sexualization: When Sexualization Becomes Sexual Objectification". Sex Roles 78 5-6 (2017): 338-351. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11199-017-0808-1.
  16. Rodrigues, David; Fasoli, Fabio; Huic, Aleksandra; Lopes, Diniz. "Which Partners Are More Human? Monogamy Matters More than Sexual Orientation for Dehumanization in Three European Countries". Sexuality Research and Social Policy 15 4 (2017): 504-515. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13178-017-0290-0.
  17. Fasoli, Fabio; Maass, Anne; Paladino, Maria Paola; Sulpizio, Simone. "Gay- and Lesbian-Sounding Auditory Cues Elicit Stereotyping and Discrimination". Archives of Sexual Behavior 46 5 (2017): 1261-1277. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-0962-0.
  18. Bianchi, Mauro; Piccoli, Valentina; Zotti, Davide; Fasoli, Fabio; Carnaghi, Andrea. "The Impact of Homophobic Labels on the Internalized Homophobia and Body Image of Gay Men: The Moderation Role of Coming-Out". Journal of Language and Social Psychology 36 3 (2016): 356-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0261927x16654735.
  19. Hunt, Christopher John; Fasoli, Fabio; Carnaghi, Andrea; Cadinu, Mara. "Masculine self-presentation and distancing from femininity in gay men: An experimental examination of the role of masculinity threat.". Psychology of Men & Masculinity 17 1 (2016): 108-112. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039545.
  20. Fasoli, Fabio; Paladino, Maria Paola; Carnaghi, Andrea; Jetten, Jolanda; Bastian, Brock; Bain, Paul G.. "Not “just words”: Exposure to homophobic epithets leads to dehumanizing and physical distancing from gay men". European Journal of Social Psychology 46 2 (2015): 237-248. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2148.
  21. Sulpizio, Simone; Fasoli, Fabio; Maass, Anne; Paladino, Maria Paola; Vespignani, Francesco; Eyssel, Friederike; Bentler, Dominik. "The Sound of Voice: Voice-Based Categorization of Speakers’ Sexual Orientation within and across Languages". PLOS ONE 10 7 (2015): e0128882. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0128882.
  22. Fasoli, Fabio. "Social acceptability of sexist derogatory and sexist objectifying slurs across contexts". Language Sciences (2015):
  23. Fasoli, Fabio. "Labelling and discrimination: Do homophobic epithets undermine fair distribution of resources?". British Journal of Social Psychology (2014):
  24. Fasoli, Fabio. "Why did Italians protest against Berlusconi's sexist behaviour? The role of sexist beliefs and emotional reactions in explaining women and men's pathways to protest.". British Journal of Social Psychology (2014):
  25. Fasoli, Fabio. "Losing our humanity the self-dehumanizing consequences of social ostracism". Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2013):
  26. Fasoli, Fabio. "Consequences of homophobic language on homosexuals and heterosexuals". Psicologia Sociale (2013):
  27. Fasoli, Fabio. "Gli effetti delle etichette denigratorie sugli spettatori: il caso degli epiteti omofobi". Sistemi Intelligenti (2012):
  28. Fasoli, Fabio. "Cleansing the soul by hurting the flesh: The guilt reducing effect of pai". Psychological Science (2011):
  29. Fasoli, Fabio. "Enhancing Masculinity by Slandering Homosexuals: The Role of Homophobic Epithets in Heterosexual Gender Identity". Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2011):