Daniel M Oppenheimer

Summary

Affiliation: Princeton University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Not so fast! (and not so frugal!): rethinking the recognition heuristic
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Building 420 Jordan Hall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Cognition 90:B1-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous discounting of availability in frequency judgment tasks
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:100-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Anchors aweigh: a demonstration of cross-modality anchoring and magnitude priming
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Cognition 106:13-26. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint A rose in any other font would not smell as sweet: effects of perceptual fluency on categorization
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1010, USA
    Cognition 106:1178-94. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Harry Potter and the sorcerer's scope: latent scope biases in explanatory reasoning
    Sangeet S Khemlani
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA
    Mem Cognit 39:527-35. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The secret life of fluency
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Princeton University, Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:237-41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Investigations in spontaneous discounting
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Mem Cognit 37:608-14. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Fortune favors the bold (and the Italicized): effects of disfluency on educational outcomes
    Connor Diemand-Yauman
    Princeton University, Department of Psychology, Princeton, NJ 08540, United States
    Cognition 118:111-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Randomness in retrospect: exploring the interactions between memory and randomness cognition
    Christopher Y Olivola
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:991-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Easy on the mind, easy on the wallet: the roles of familiarity and processing fluency in valuation judgments
    Adam L Alter
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:985-90. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Not so fast! (and not so frugal!): rethinking the recognition heuristic
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Building 420 Jordan Hall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Cognition 90:B1-9. 2003
    ..Two studies provide evidence that judgments do not conform to the recognition heuristic when these confounds are accounted for. Implications for the study of simple heuristics are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous discounting of availability in frequency judgment tasks
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:100-5. 2004
    ..Discounting of cognitive states can occur spontaneously, even when alternative causal models are never explicitly provided...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anchors aweigh: a demonstration of cross-modality anchoring and magnitude priming
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Cognition 106:13-26. 2008
    ..We conclude that the boundary conditions of anchoring effects may be much looser than previously thought, with anchors operating across modalities and dimensions to bias judgment...
  4. ncbi request reprint A rose in any other font would not smell as sweet: effects of perceptual fluency on categorization
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544 1010, USA
    Cognition 106:1178-94. 2008
    ..Over time, feelings of fluency come to be used as a valid cue that can become confused with more traditional sources of information about category membership...
  5. doi request reprint Harry Potter and the sorcerer's scope: latent scope biases in explanatory reasoning
    Sangeet S Khemlani
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08540, USA
    Mem Cognit 39:527-35. 2011
    ..We conclude by considering what this novel bias tells us about how humans evaluate explanations and engage in causal reasoning...
  6. doi request reprint The secret life of fluency
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Princeton University, Department of Psychology, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:237-41. 2008
    ..This suggests that the role of fluency is more nuanced than previously believed and that understanding fluency could be of critical importance to understanding cognition more generally...
  7. doi request reprint Investigations in spontaneous discounting
    Daniel M Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Mem Cognit 37:608-14. 2009
    ..All three results conform to a spontaneous causal discounting account better than to the inhibition alternative...
  8. doi request reprint Fortune favors the bold (and the Italicized): effects of disfluency on educational outcomes
    Connor Diemand-Yauman
    Princeton University, Department of Psychology, Princeton, NJ 08540, United States
    Cognition 118:111-5. 2011
    ..Study 2 extended this finding to high school classrooms. The results suggest that superficial changes to learning materials could yield significant improvements in educational outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Randomness in retrospect: exploring the interactions between memory and randomness cognition
    Christopher Y Olivola
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:991-6. 2008
    ..Theoretical and practical implications are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Easy on the mind, easy on the wallet: the roles of familiarity and processing fluency in valuation judgments
    Adam L Alter
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:985-90. 2008
    ..We conclude by discussing the theoretical and practical implications of our findings for researchers, marketing experts, and policymakers alike...
  11. doi request reprint Grouping information for judgments
    Anuj K Shah
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Green Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 140:1-13. 2011
    ..Several experiments demonstrate that people can spontaneously pack information into cue groups. Moreover, group-level weighting depends on how people assess similarity or how they think of categorical hierarchies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Overcoming intuition: metacognitive difficulty activates analytic reasoning
    Adam L Alter
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540 USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 136:569-76. 2007
    ..Metacognitive experiences of difficulty or disfluency appear to serve as an alarm that activates analytic forms of reasoning that assess and sometimes correct the output of more intuitive forms of reasoning...
  13. doi request reprint Uniting the tribes of fluency to form a metacognitive nation
    Adam L Alter
    New York University, New York, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 13:219-35. 2009
    ..Because every cognition falls along a continuum from effortless to demanding and generates a corresponding fluency experience, the authors argue that fluency is a ubiquitous metacognitive cue in reasoning and social judgment...
  14. doi request reprint When one model casts doubt on another: a levels-of-analysis approach to causal discounting
    Sangeet S Khemlani
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Psychol Bull 137:195-210. 2011
    ..e., they examine how problems are solved). We use this framework to identify gaps in the current literature and avenues for future model development...
  15. doi request reprint Heuristics made easy: an effort-reduction framework
    Anuj K Shah
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, NJ 08544, USA
    Psychol Bull 134:207-22. 2008
    ..This framework reduces the redundancy in the field and helps to explicate the domain-general principles underlying heuristics...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of fluency on psychological distance and mental construal (or why New York is a large city, but New York is a civilized jungle)
    Adam L Alter
    Psychology Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:161-7. 2008
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  17. pmc Effect of communication strategy on personal risk perception and treatment adherence intentions
    Sean Young
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Psychol Health Med 14:430-42. 2009
    ..The decision to present semantic versus probabilistic information is tantamount to a decision about whether to encourage risk acceptance versus risk avoidance...
  18. pmc Predicting short-term stock fluctuations by using processing fluency
    Adam L Alter
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:9369-72. 2006
    ..These results imply that simple, cognitive approaches to modeling human behavior sometimes outperform more typical, complex alternatives...
  19. ncbi request reprint Speakers gaze at objects while preparing intentionally inaccurate labels for them
    Zenzi M Griffin
    School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332 0170, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:943-8. 2006
    ..These results suggest that visual attention in speaking may be directed toward referents in the absence of any association between their visual forms and the words used to talk about them...