Publications & In Progress

Here is a list of my available publications and work in progress.


Francioli, S. P., & North, M. S. (2021) Youngism: the content, causes, and consequences of prejudices toward younger adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. link

Francioli, S. P., & North, M. S. (2021) The older worker: gender and age discrimination in the workplace. Handbook of the Psychology of Aging. link

Lane, J. D., Ronfard, S., Francioli, S. P., & Harris, P. L. (2016). Children’s imagination and belief: prone to flights of fancy or grounded in reality?. Cognition, 152, 127-140. link


Francioli, S. P., Danbold, F., & North, M. S. (Under Review; target: Psychological Science) Millennials versus Boomers: Asymmetric patterns of realistic and symbolic threats drive intergenerational tensions. link

Francioli, S. P., Jachimowicz, J. M., & North, M. S. (Working Paper; target: Academy of Management Journal) Precocity threat: exposure to younger, more successful colleagues undermines job performance and career engagement. link

Reyt, J. N., Wiesenfield, B. M., Francioli, S. P. (Working Paper; target: Management Science). Seeing the forest and the trees: signals of construal level ambidexterity and venture funding success. link

Francioli, S. P., & Zee, K. S. (Manuscript in Prep.; target: Nature: Human Behaviour). Increasing information transparency reduces gender inequalities at home in a COVID-19 lockdown experiment. link


Francioli, S. P., North, M. S., Magee, J. C. (data collection). The effects of subordinate’s gender on professionals’ likelihood to accept a career-advancing job offer. link

Francioli, S. P., North, M. S., Shakeri, A. (data collection). How biased do you think we are? Comparing lay and academic predictions of Americans’ attitudes toward younger and older adults. link

Francioli, S. P. (theory paper, early-stage). Addressing the gender pay gap, one house chore at a time: Reframing division of household labor as a free riding problem to tackle gender disparities in career outcomes at work.

Francioli, S. P. (study design). Be kind, be disability-blind: diversity ideology and ableism.