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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

24

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

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 10

Abstract:

Methodology, Motivated Reasoning, Publication, Disclosure

2.

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 (895)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

3.

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 (663)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

4.

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 3,525 (1,711)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Psi, Precognition, ESP

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 (1,795)

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 (1,993)

Abstract:

false-positive psychology, research methods

7.

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 1,029 (12,718)
Citation 2

Abstract:

esp, psi, precognition, failure to replicate

8.

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 878 (19,682)
Citation 2

Abstract:

unconscious attitudes, implicit attitudes

9.

Enhancing the Television-Viewing Experience through Commercial Interruptions

Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 36, August 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2009
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 745 (22,730)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Television, Advertising, Hedonic

10.

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 595 (30,282)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Hedonics, Forecasting

11.

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 489 (42,277)

Abstract:

time, hedonic experiences, metacognition

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 (34,015)

Abstract:

anchoring; p-curve; false-positive

13.

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 329 (69,000)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Judgment and Decision Making, Heuristics, Inferential Correction, Incentives

14.

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 245 (92,393)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Judgment and Decision Making, Heuristics and Biases, Intuition, Preference Reversals, Learning

15.

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

Journal of Marketing Research, Forthcoming
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 241 (89,112)
Citation 1

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16.

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 (16,662)

Abstract:

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

17.

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 163 (100,374)
Citation 2

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18.

Signaling Virtue: Charitable Behavior Under Consumer Elective Pricing

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Minah H. Jung, Leif D. Nelson, Ayelet Gneezy and Uri Gneezy
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, 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 152 (93,132)

Abstract:

charitable giving, consumer elective pricing, pay-what-you-want, scope-sensitivity

19.

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

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Forthcoming
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 116 (170,169)

Abstract:

fluency, meta-cognition, writing, reading

20.

Folk Theories are Corrupted by Cross-Domain Explanations

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Scott S Roeder and Leif D. Nelson
University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 8 (340,528)

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21.

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 (6,597)

Abstract:

P-Hacking; Research Methods; Replicability

22.

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 (28,504)

Abstract:

Specification Curve; p-hacking

23.

The Uncertain Value of Uncertainty: When Consumers are Unwilling to Pay for What They Like

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Alice Moon and Leif D. Nelson
Disney Research and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 0 (168,271)

Abstract:

Willingness-to-pay, Enjoyment, Uncertainty, Measurement

24.

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

Abstract:

Pay-What-You-Want, Charitable Giving