Joseph P Simmons

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is optimism real?
    Joseph P Simmons
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:630-4. 2012
  2. doi request reprint False-positive psychology: undisclosed flexibility in data collection and analysis allows presenting anything as significant
    Joseph P Simmons
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:1359-66. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Algorithm aversion: people erroneously avoid algorithms after seeing them err
    Berkeley J Dietvorst
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    J Exp Psychol Gen 144:114-26. 2015
  4. doi request reprint P-curve: a key to the file-drawer
    Uri Simonsohn
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    J Exp Psychol Gen 143:534-47. 2014

Collaborators

  • Berkeley J Dietvorst
  • Uri Simonsohn
  • Cade Massey
  • Leif D Nelson

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Is optimism real?
    Joseph P Simmons
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 141:630-4. 2012
    ..Strong optimism also emerged among participants whose responses to follow-up questions strongly suggested that they believed the predictions they made. This research supports the claim that optimism is real...
  2. doi request reprint False-positive psychology: undisclosed flexibility in data collection and analysis allows presenting anything as significant
    Joseph P Simmons
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:1359-66. 2011
    ..The solution involves six concrete requirements for authors and four guidelines for reviewers, all of which impose a minimal burden on the publication process...
  3. doi request reprint Algorithm aversion: people erroneously avoid algorithms after seeing them err
    Berkeley J Dietvorst
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    J Exp Psychol Gen 144:114-26. 2015
    ..Participants who saw the algorithm perform were less confident in it, and less likely to choose it over an inferior human forecaster. This was true even among those who saw the algorithm outperform the human...
  4. doi request reprint P-curve: a key to the file-drawer
    Uri Simonsohn
    The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    J Exp Psychol Gen 143:534-47. 2014
    ..By telling us whether we can rule out selective reporting as the sole explanation for a set of findings, p-curve offers a solution to the age-old inferential problems caused by file-drawers of failed studies and analyses...