Dan Simon

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Professor of Law & Psychology

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

http://weblaw.usc.edu/faculty/contactInfo.cfm?detailID=307

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

A Third View of the Black Box: Cognitive Coherence in Legal Decision Making

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 May 2004
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Lay Judgments of Judicial Decision-Making

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming, USC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2011
Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of California, Irvine
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Lay Judgments of Judicial Decision Making

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 709-727, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of California, Irvine
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The Limited Diagnosticity of Criminal Trials

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 143, 2011, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2011
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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4.

Construction of Preferences by Constraint Satisfaction

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology
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Structural Dynamics of Cognition: From Consistency Theories to Constraint Satisfaction

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
Dan Simon and Keith J. Holyoak
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology
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More Problems with Criminal Trials: The Limited Effectiveness of Legal Mechanisms

Law & Contemporary Problems, Vol. 75, pp. 167, 2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jul 2012
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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The Transience of Constructed Preferences

Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C08-4, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-4
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2013
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology
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decision making, psychology, construction of preferences, coherence

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On the Double-Consciousness of Judging: The Problematic Legacy of Cardozo

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Oct 2001
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Criminal Law at the Crossroads: Turn to Accuracy

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 87, 2014, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 14-26, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS14-23
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Criminal Justice System, Organizational Science, Organizational Goals, Evidence, Adversarialism

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The Coherence Effect: Blending Cold and Hot Cognitions

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 109(3), 369-394 (2015), USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 15-23, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS15-23
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, California State University, Los Angeles and University of Southern California - Department of Psychology
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Coherence Effect, Decision Making, Hot cognitions

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Judicial Overstating

Published in Special Symposium: The Supreme Court and the American Public. 88 Chicago-Kent Law Review, 411 (2013)., USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS14-28, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of California, Irvine
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Judicial decision making, Judicial opinions, Rhetoric, Coherence effect

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The Adversarial Mindset

Psychology, Public Policy & Law (American Psychological Association, 2020), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS20-6, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 20-6
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 06 May 2020
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of Southern California Department of Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles and University of Southern California - Department of Psychology
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adversarialism, myside bias, otherside bias, coherence effect

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The Redux of Cognitive Consistency Theories: Evidence Judgments by Constraint Satisfaction

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 86. No. 6, pp. 814-837, 2004, USC Law and Public Policy Research Paper No. 03-20, USC CLEO Research Paper No. C03-20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
University of Southern California Gould School of Law, University of Southern California - Department of Psychology and University of Southern California - Department of Psychology
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In Praise of Pedantic Eclecticism: Pitfalls and Opportunities in the Psychology of Judging

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING, David E. Klein, Gregory Mitchell, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 08-27
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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psychology of judging, experimentation, external validity

On Juror Decision Making: An Empathic Inquiry

Forthcoming, Annual Review of Law and Social Science (2019), USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS19-19, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 19-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2019
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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psychology, law, criminal adjudication, juries, juror decision making, coherence based reasoning

On Juror Decision Making: An Empathic Inquiry

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 15, pp. 415-435, 2019
Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Neither Cognitive, Nor Consistency – A Comment on Cognitive Consistency Theory in Social Psychology: A Paradigm Reconsidered, by Kruglanski, et al.

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Dan Simon and Stephen J. Read
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of Southern California - Department of Psychology
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Minimizing Error and Bias in Death Investigations

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 49, 2018, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS19-4, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 19-4
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Thin Empirics: Comment on Allen & Pardo Relative Plausibility and its Critics

Forthcoming, International Journal of Evidence and Proof, USC CLASS Research Paper No. CLASS19-5, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 19-5
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Dan Simon
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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evidence, proof, story model, holistic decision making

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The Effect of Legal Expert Commentary on Lay Judgments of Judicial Decision Making

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp. 797-814, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and University of California, Irvine
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