Uri Simonsohn

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Assistant Professor

3730 Walnut Street

JMHH 500

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Just Post It: The Lesson from Two Cases of Fabricated Data Detected by Statistics Alone

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 7,678 (445)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Data transparency, fake data, science, judgment and decision making

2.

False-Positive Psychology: Undisclosed Flexibility in Data Collection and Analysis Allows Presenting Anything as Significant

Psychological Science, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 5,832 (583)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Methodology, Motivated Reasoning, Publication, Disclosure

3.

A 21 Word Solution

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Oct 2012
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 4,203 (857)
Citation 2

Abstract:

transparency, disclosure, false positive, psycholog, p-hacking

4.

P-Curve: A Key to the File Drawer

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Uri Simonsohn, Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 4,031 (647)
Citation 2

Abstract:

p-hacking, publication bias, file drawer, science, statistics, judgment, decision making

5.

P-Curve and Effect Size: Correcting for Publication Bias Using Only Significant Results

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Uri Simonsohn, Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 2,435 (1,758)

Abstract:

Publication bias, p-curve

6.

Life after P-Hacking

Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA, 17-19 January 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 2,139 (1,884)

Abstract:

false-positive psychology, research methods

7.

Small Telescopes: Detectability and the Evaluation of Replication Results

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,692 (4,827)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Replications, power, p-values, effect size

8.
Downloads 1,625 ( 7,807)
Citation 4

Downloading Wisdom from Online Crowds

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Albert Saiz and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,509 (8,584)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Proxy variables, econometrics, corruption, integration of beliefs, survey, internet, document

Downloading Wisdom from Online Crowds

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3809
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Albert Saiz and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 116 (197,306)
Citation 4

Abstract:

proxy variables, document-frequency, textual databases, internet

9.

Spurious? Name Similarity Effects (Implicit Egotism) in Marriage, Job and Moving Decisions

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 720 (22,242)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Implicit Egotism, Behavioral Economics, Social Psychology, Methodology, Archival Data

10.

When Rational Sellers Face Non-Rational Buyers: Evidence from Herding on eBay

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 May 2005
Uri Simonsohn and Dan Ariely
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 637 (30,536)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Auctions, herding, behavioral economics, misattribution, biases

11.

Posterior-Hacking: Selective Reporting Invalidates Bayesian Results Also

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jan 2014
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 574 (23,528)

Abstract:

p-hacking, publication bias, selective reporting, Bayesian, chronological rejuvenation

12.

Anchoring is Not a False-Positive: Maniadis, Tufano, and List's (2014) 'Failure-to-Replicate' is Actually Entirely Consistent with the Original

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Uri Simonsohn, Joseph P. Simmons and Leif D. Nelson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 471 (33,895)

Abstract:

anchoring; p-curve; false-positive

13.

The Tree of Experience in the Forest of Information: Overweighing Experienced Relative to Observed Information

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Mar 2004
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Goteborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Downloads 448 (48,828)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Games, behavioral economics, psychology, experimental economics, learning

14.

eBay's Crowded Evenings: Competition Neglect in Market Entry Decisions

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 383 (60,785)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Market-entry, excess entry, auctions, last-minute bidding, competition neglect, level-k models, behavioral economics, bounded rationality

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Downloads 300 ( 81,179)
Citation 9

Weather to Go to College

Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 297 (81,688)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, college choice, predicted utility, psychology, projection bias

Weather to go to College

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 543, pp. 270-280, March 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 3 (546,751)
Citation 9

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16.

Spurious Also? Name Similarity Effects (Implicit Egotism) in Employer Decisions

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 262 (85,775)

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17.

Friends of Victims: Personal Experience and Prosocial Behavior

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Deborah A. Small and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 260 (91,377)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Social preferences, dictator game, charitable giving, volunteering, survey data, personal experience

18.

Daily Horizons: Evidence of Narrow Bracketing in Judgment from 10 Years of MBA-Admission Interviews

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn and Francesca Gino
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Harvard Business School
Downloads 239 (94,362)

Abstract:

Judgment, decision making, interviews, narrow bracketing, choice

19.

New Yorkers Commute More Everywhere: Contrast Effects in the Field

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 88, No. 1, pp. 1-9, 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 236 (100,854)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Travel Demand, Contrast Effects, Behavioral Economics

20.

Clouds Make Nerds Look Good: Field Evidence of the Impact of Incidental Factors on Decision Making

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Jun 2006
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 194 (112,424)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Naturalistic decision making, priming, university admissions, incidental emotions, Field Data, bootstrapped experts

21.

Better P-Curves: Making P-Curve Analysis More Robust to Errors, Fraud, and Ambitious P-Hacking, A Reply to Ulrich and Miller

Simonsohn, Uri, Joseph P. Simmons, and Leif D. Nelson (2015), “Better P-Curves: Making P-Curve Analysis More Robust To Errors, Fraud, and Ambitious P-Hacking, A Reply To Ulrich and Miller (2015),” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144 (December), 1146-1152,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2016
Uri Simonsohn, Joseph P. Simmons and Leif D. Nelson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 168 (15,910)

Abstract:

publication bias, selective reporting, p-hacking, false-positive psychology, hypothesis testing, meta-analysis

22.

Direct-Risk-Aversion: Evidence from Risky Prospects Valued Below Their Worst Outcome

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 160 (142,303)
Citation 7

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23.

Lessons From an Oops at Consumer Reports®: Consumers Follow Experts; Ignore Invalid Information

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 97 (209,893)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, maketplace, consumer behavior, heuristics and biases, hindsight bias, curse of knowledge

24.

Mistake #37: The Effect of Previously Encountered Prices on Current Housing Demand

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 508, pp. 175-199, January 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 May 2006
Uri Simonsohn and George Loewenstein
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Downloads 14 (469,166)
Citation 8

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25.

False-Positive Citations

Perspectives on Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2017
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 0 (4,073)

Abstract:

P-Hacking; Research Methods; Replicability

26.

Each Reader Decides If a Replication Counts; Reply to Schwarz and Clore (2016)

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 0 (151,605)

Abstract:

Replication, Small Telescopes, Weather, Life-satisfaction

27.

Power Posing: P-Curving the Evidence

Psychological Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
Joseph P. Simmons and Uri Simonsohn
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 0 (14,403)

Abstract:

power posing, p-curve, hypothesis testing, performance

28.

Specification Curve: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics on All Reasonable Specifications

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2016
Uri Simonsohn, Joseph P. Simmons and Leif D. Nelson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 0 (28,105)

Abstract:

Specification Curve; p-hacking