Leif D. Nelson

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

Assistant Professor

545 Student Services Building, #1900

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

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
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 10,551 (457)
Citation 9

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

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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 Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School
Downloads 9,035 (603)
Citation 99

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

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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 Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School
Downloads 8,435 (687)
Citation 25

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Methodology, Motivated Reasoning, Publication, Disclosure

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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 Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School
Downloads 5,847 (1,293)
Citation 49

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false-positive psychology, research methods

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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
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 5,531 (1,405)
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Publication bias, p-curve

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A Replication of the Procedures from Bem (2010, Study 8) and a Failure to Replicate the Same Results

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Oct 2010
Jeff Galak and Leif D. Nelson
Carnegie Mellon University and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 4,131 (2,382)
Citation 1

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Psi, Precognition, ESP

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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 Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School
Downloads 3,548 (3,058)

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P-Hacking; Research Methods; Replicability

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Specification Curve: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics on All Reasonable Specifications

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2019
Uri Simonsohn, Joseph P. Simmons and Leif D. Nelson
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,831 (4,521)
Citation 37

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Specification Curve; p-hacking

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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
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,102 (7,427)
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publication bias, selective reporting, p-hacking, false-positive psychology, hypothesis testing, meta-analysis

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Correcting the Past: Failures to Replicate Psi

Forthcoming, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2012
Carnegie Mellon University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,346 (15,244)
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esp, psi, precognition, failure to replicate

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Enhancing the Television-Viewing Experience through Commercial Interruptions

Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 36, August 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Leif D. Nelson, Tom Meyvis and Jeff Galak
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing and Carnegie Mellon University
Downloads 932 (26,339)
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Television, Advertising, Hedonic

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Moniker Maladies: When Names Sabotage Success

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Nov 2006
Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 916 (27,047)
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unconscious attitudes, implicit attitudes

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Interrupted Consumption: Disrupting Adaptation to Hedonic Experiences

Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. 45, pp. 654-664, December 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Leif D. Nelson and Tom Meyvis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing
Downloads 802 (32,608)
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Hedonics, Forecasting

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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
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 756 (35,350)
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anchoring; p-curve; false-positive

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Psychology's Renaissance

Forthcoming, Annual Review of Psychology
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Leif D. Nelson, Joseph P. Simmons and Uri Simonsohn
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School
Downloads 657 (42,126)
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p-hacking, publication bias, renaissance, methodology, false positives, preregistration

Psychology's Renaissance

Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 69, pp. 511-534, 2018
Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Leif D. Nelson, Joseph Simmons and Uri Simonsohn
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School

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You're Having Fun When Time Flies: The Hedonic Consequences of Subjective Time Progression

Psychological Science, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 111-117
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2010
University of St. Thomas, New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 558 (52,797)

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time, hedonic experiences, metacognition

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99% Impossible: A Valid, or Falsifiable, Internal Meta-Analysis

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2019
Bocconi University, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 413 (76,645)
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The Uncertain Value of Uncertainty: When Consumers are Unwilling to Pay for What They Like

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 27 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2019
Alice Moon and Leif D. Nelson
The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 397 (80,176)
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Willingness-to-pay, Enjoyment, Uncertainty, Measurement, Preference

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The Effect of Accuracy Motivation on Anchoring and Adjustment: Do People Adjust from Provided Anchors?

Simmons, Joseph P., Robyn A. LeBoeuf, and Leif D. Nelson (2010), “The Effect of Accuracy Motivation on Anchoring and Adjustment: Do People Adjust from Provided Anchors?” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99 (December), 917-932.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Joseph P. Simmons, Robyn A. LeBoeuf and Leif D. Nelson
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Washington University in St. Louis and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 386 (82,835)
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Judgment and Decision Making, Heuristics, Inferential Correction, Incentives

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Paying to Be Nice: Consistency and Costly Prosocial Behavior

Management Science, Vol. 58, pp. 179-187, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Disney Imaginations - Boston and Harvard Business School - Marketing Unit
Downloads 359 (90,107)
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Signaling Virtue: Charitable Behavior Under Consumer Elective Pricing

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Minah Jung, Leif D. Nelson, Ayelet Gneezy and Uri Gneezy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 325 (100,757)
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charitable giving, consumer elective pricing, pay-what-you-want, scope-sensitivity

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Paying More When Paying for Others

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 03 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2019
Minah Jung, Leif D. Nelson, Ayelet Gneezy and Uri Gneezy
New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management
Downloads 314 (104,655)
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altruism, social preferences, generosity, pay what you want, social norms, pluralistic ignorance

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On Southbound Ease and Northbound Fees: Literal Consequences of the Metaphoric Link between Vertical Position and Cardinal Direction

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 310 (106,050)
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Intuitive Biases in Choice vs. Estimation: Implications for the Wisdom of Crowds

Simmons, Joseph P., Leif D. Nelson, Jeff Galak, and Shane Frederick (2011), “Intuitive Biases in Choice vs. Estimation: Implications for the Wisdom of Crowds,” Journal of Consumer Research, 38 (June), 1-15.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University and Yale School of Management
Downloads 298 (110,774)
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Judgment and Decision Making, Heuristics and Biases, Intuition, Preference Reversals, Learning

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The Virtues of Opaque Prose: How Lay Beliefs About Fluency Influence Perceptions of Quality

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Jeff Galak and Leif D. Nelson
Carnegie Mellon University and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 155 (206,274)
Citation 1

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fluency, meta-cognition, writing, reading

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Overestimating the Valuations and Preferences of Others

Jung, M.H., Moon, A., & Nelson, L.D. (Forthcoming). Overestimating the valuations and preferences of others. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 06 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Minah Jung, Alice Moon and Leif D. Nelson
New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, The Wharton School and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 128 (240,495)

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overestimation bias, comparative judgments, valuation, preferences, paradox

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Variety Seeking Behavior in Bundle Construction: Choice Myopia and Combinatorics

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2020
Michael O'Donnell, Clayton Critcher and Leif D. Nelson
University of California, Berkeley - Marketing Group, University of California, Berkeley - Marketing Group and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 79 (332,255)

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variety-seeking behavior, choice, offer-framing effect, set-fit effects

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Folk Theories are Corrupted by Cross-Domain Explanations

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Scott Roeder and Leif D. Nelson
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 78 (334,803)

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P-Curve Won’t Do Your Laundry, But It Will Distinguish Replicable from Non-Replicable Findings in Observational Research: Comment on Bruns & Ioannidis (2016)

Forthcoming, Plos ONE
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Uri Simonsohn, Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
Ramon Llull University - ESADE Business School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 63 (376,085)

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Consumers’ Decaying Generosity Can Sustain a Profit-Oriented Firm Dependent on Social Preferences

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2018
Minah Jung, Xiao Liu and Leif D. Nelson
New York University (NYU) - Department of Marketing, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 41 (454,020)

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Behavioral Pricing, Social Preferences, Consumer Altruism, Long-term Social Preferences

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Shared Social Responsibility: A Field Experiment in Pay-What-You-Want Pricing and Charitable Giving

Science, Vol. 329, pp. 325-327, 2010
Posted: 04 Mar 2012
Ayelet Gneezy, Uri Gneezy, Leif D. Nelson and Amber Brown
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Disney Imaginations - Boston

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Pay-What-You-Want, Charitable Giving