Joseph P. Simmons

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

3733 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6374

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (23)

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.

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 (1,797)

Abstract:

Publication bias, p-curve

5.

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 (1,998)

Abstract:

false-positive psychology, research methods

6.

Algorithm Aversion: People Erroneously Avoid Algorithms after Seeing Them Err

Forthcoming in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Berkeley J. Dietvorst, Joseph P. Simmons and Cade Massey
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,148 (6,014)

Abstract:

Decision making, Decision aids, Heuristics and biases, Forecasting, Confidence

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
Jeff Galak, Robyn A. LeBoeuf, Leif D. Nelson and Joseph P. Simmons
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 (12,714)
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 (19,677)
Citation 2

Abstract:

unconscious attitudes, implicit attitudes

9.

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 (33,998)

Abstract:

anchoring; p-curve; false-positive

10.

Overcoming Algorithm Aversion: People Will Use Imperfect Algorithms If They Can (Even Slightly) Modify Them

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2016
Berkeley J. Dietvorst, Joseph P. Simmons and Cade Massey
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 353 (17,966)

Abstract:

Decision making, Decision aids, Heuristics and biases, Forecasting, Confidence

11.

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 (68,985)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Judgment and Decision Making, Heuristics, Inferential Correction, Incentives

12.

Branding Alters Attitude Functions and Reduces the Advantage of Function-Matching Persuasive Appeals

Journal of Marketing Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Robyn A. LeBoeuf and Joseph P. Simmons
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 295 (78,718)

Abstract:

attitude functions, attitudes, branding, persuasion, advertising

13.

Preferences for Psychological Enhancements: The Reluctance to Enhance Fundamental Traits

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Mar 2007
Jason Riis, Joseph P. Simmons and Geoffrey P. Goodwin
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
Downloads 279 (85,961)

Abstract:

advertising, bioethics, drugs, essentialism, framing, personality, self-concept, self-verification

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
Joseph P. Simmons, Leif D. Nelson, Jeff Galak and Shane Frederick
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University and Yale School of Management
Downloads 245 (92,371)
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 (89,078)
Citation 1

Abstract:

16.

Hope Over Experience: Desirability and the Persistence of Optimism

Massey, Cade, Joseph P. Simmons, and David A. Armor (2011), “Hope Over Experience: Desirability and the Persistence of Optimism,” Psychological Science, 22 (February), 274-281.,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2012
Cade Massey, Joseph P. Simmons and David A. Armor
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and San Diego State University
Downloads 170 (136,117)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Judgment, Learning, Prediction, Preferences, Optimism

17.

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 (16,653)

Abstract:

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

18.

Is Optimism Real?

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 May 2012
Joseph P. Simmons and Cade Massey
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 158 (114,485)

Abstract:

Biases, Decision Making, Motivated Reasoning, Incentives

19.

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 (6,620)

Abstract:

P-Hacking; Research Methods; Replicability

20.

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 (15,183)

Abstract:

power posing, p-curve, hypothesis testing, performance

21.

When Does Making Detailed Predictions Make Predictions Worse?

Kelly, T. F., & Simmons, J. P., When does making detailed predictions make predictions worse? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Theresa F. Kelly and Joseph P. Simmons
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 0 (88,355)

Abstract:

Decision making, Forecasting accuracy, Accessibility, Prediction Specificity

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 (28,603)

Abstract:

Specification Curve; p-hacking

23.

Preferences for Enhancement Pharmaceuticals: The Reluctance to Enhance Fundamental Traits

Journal of Consumer Research, October 2008
Posted: 19 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Jason Riis, Joseph P. Simmons and Geoffrey P. Goodwin
New York University - Stern School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology

Abstract:

advertising, bioethics, drugs, essentialism, framing, personality, self-concept, self-verification