Journal Club

Started in 2018, Journal Club Barcelona involves faculty and PhD students from Pompeu Fabra, IESE and ESADE getting together once a week in downtown Barcelona,  on Zoom, with some vermouth, to discuss a behavioral science paper.

Uri Simonsohn
ESADE - Behavioral Science
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Johannes Müller-Trede
IESE - Decision Sciences
Personal page
Isabelle Engeler
IESE - Marketing
pesonal page
Kate Barasz
ESADE - Marketing
Personal website
Ioannis Evangelidis
ESADE - Marketing
Personal page
Mikhail Spektor
UPF - Psychology
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Sebastian Hafenbrädl
IESE - Managing People in Organizations
Personal page
Namrata Goyal
ESADE - People Management and Organisation
Robin Hogarth
Pompeu Fabra - Behavioral Science
personal page
Elena Reutskaja
IESE - Marketing
Pedro Rey
ESADE - Economics
personal webpage
Jordi Quoidbach
ESADE - People Management and Organisation
pesonal page

#74 October 28th, 2021
Voichek, G., & Novemsky, N. (2021). Asymmetric Hedonic Contrast: Pain Is More Contrast Dependent Than Pleasure. Psychological Science

#73 September 30th, 2021|
Yang, L., Holtz, D., Jaffe, S., Suri, S., Sinha, S., Weston, J., … & Teevan, J. (2021). The effects of remote work on collaboration among information workers. Nature human behaviour, 1-12.

#72 September 23rd, 2021|
Zürn, M. K., Gerten, J., & Topolinski, S. (2021). Maybe favors: How to get more good deeds done. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

#71 September 16th, 2021|
Inbar, Yoel, and Ellen Evers. (2021) “Worse is Bad: Divergent Inferences From Logically Equivalent Comparisons.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

#70 September 9th, 2021|
Johnson, Samuel GB, Jiewen Zhang, and Frank C. Keil. (2021) “Win–win denial: The psychological underpinnings of zero-sum thinking.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

#69 June 8th, 2021|
Kristal Whillans ( 2021) What can we learn from five naturalistic field experiments that failed to shift commuter behaviour. Nature Human Behaviour

#68 June 1st, 2021
Serra-Garcia, Marta, and Uri Gneezy. (2021) “Nonreplicable publications are cited more than replicable ones.” Science Advances 7.21 

#67 May 25th, 2021
Miller, Park, Smith, Windschitl (2021) Do People Prescribe (Over)Optimism?, Psych Science

[ball dropped for a few weeks]

#59 January 29th, 2021
Wilks, Caviola, Kahane, Bloom (2020) “Children Prioritize Humans Over Animals Less Than Adults Do”,  Psych Science

#58 January 22th, 2021
Kirgios et al. (2021) “Teaching temptation bundling to boost exercise: a field experiment”,  OBHDP

#57 January 15th, 2021
Klusowski Small & Simmons (2021) “Does choice cause an illusion of control?”, Psych Science

#56 November 25th, 2020
Hilgard (2020) “Maximal positive controls: A method for estimating the largest plausible effect size”, J Experimental Social Psychology

#55 November 25th, 2020
AlShelbi Makovi Rahwan (2020) “The Association between early career information mentoship and junior author academic performance”, Nature Communications

#54 November 18th, 2020
Bursztyn,  González, and Yanagizawa (2020) “Misperceived Social Norms: Women Working Outside the Home in Saudi Arabia”,  American Economic Review

#53 November 11th, 2020
Mousa (2020) “Building social cohesion between Christians and Muslims through soccer in post-ISIS Iraq”,  Science

#52 October 28, 2020
Fishbane, Ouss, Shah (2020) “Behavioral nudges reduce failure to appear for court”,  Science
10.1126/science.abb6591

#51 October 21, 2020
Campbell Brauer (2020) “Is Discrimination Widespread? Testing Assumptions About Bias on a University Campus”,  JEP:G
http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000983

#50 October 14, 2020
Berman Kupor (2020) “Moral choice when harming is unavoidable”, Psychological Science
https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797620948821

#49 October 7th , 2020
Dietvorst Bharti (2020) “People Reject Algorithms in Uncertain Decision Domains Because They Have Diminishing Sensitivity to Forecasting Error,” Psychological Science
https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797620948841

#48 June 11th , 2020
Wood, Tyler, &  Papachristos (2020) Procedural justice training reduces police use of force
and complaints against officers, PNAS .pdf

#47 June 3rd, 2020
Jeong, Minson & Gino (2020) In Generous Offers I Trust: The Effect of First-Offer Value on Economically
Vulnerable Behaviors, Psych Science .pdf

#46 May  28th, 2020
Falk & Graeber (2020) Delayed negative effects of prosocial spending on happiness, PNAS .pdf

#45 May  14th, 2020
Kassirera, Levine & Gaertig (2020) Decisional autonomy undermines advisees’ judgments of experts in medicine and in life, PNAS .pdf

#44 April 30th , 2020
Garcia-Rada et al  (2019) “A Preference for Revision Absent Objective Improvement”, working paper .pdf.

#43 April 22nd , 2020
Coffman & Klinowski (2020) “The impact of penalties for wrong answers on the gender gap in test scores”, PNAS, pdf

#42 April 16th , 2020
Robinson, C. D., Gallus, J., Lee, M. G., & Rogers, T. (2019). “The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Awards.” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, .pdf

#41 April 9th , 2020
Sun & Goodwin (2020) “Do people want to be more moral?”, Psychological Science , .pdf  

#40 April 2nd , 2020
Rabinovitch, Bereby-Meyer, & Budescu (2020) “Achieving More with Less: Intuitive Correction in Selection”, Psychological Science , .pdf  

#39 March 12th , 2020
Liu, Heath, & Onculer (2020) “The Future Ambiguity Effect: how Narrow Payoff Ranges Increase Future Payoff Appeal”, Management Science , https://doi.org/10.1287/mnsc.2019.3375  

#38 February 20th , 2020
Carlana (2019) “Implicit Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias.” Quarterly Journal of Economics , vol. 134, no. 3, 2019, pp. 1163–1224. 

#37 January 30th, 2020
Lewis &  Simmons (2019) “Prospective Outcome Bias: Incurring (Unnecessary) Costs to Achieve Outcomes That Are Already Likely.” JEP:G  

#36 December 11h, 2019
Jung Moon Nelson (2019) “Overestimating the Valuations and Preferences of OthersJEP:G 

#35 December 4th, 2019
Chen et al “Racial Disparities in Voting Wait Times: Evidence from Smartphone Data.” Working paper 

#34 November 27th, 2019
Obermeyer et al “Dissecting racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations” Science (2019)

#33 – November 13th, 2019
Quispe-Torreblanca, Stewart, Gathergood, & Loewenstein  “The Red, the Black, and the Plastic: Paying Down Credit Card Debt for Hotels, Not Sofas.” Management Science (2019) 

#32 – cancelled

#31 – October 30th, 2019
Le Texier, Thibault. “Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment.” American Psychologist (2019).

#30 – October 16th , 2019
Spiller, Reinholtz, & Maglio (2019) Judgments Based on Stocks and Flows: Different Presentations of the Same Data Can Lead to Opposing
Inferences, Management Science 

#29 – October 9th , 2019
Allard, Thomas, David J. Hardisty, and Dale Griffin (2019) . “When “More” Seems Like Less: Differential Price Framing Increases the Choice Share of Higher-Priced Options.” Journal of Marketing Research 

#28 – October 2nd , 2019
Barron, Kung & Proserpio “The Effect of Home-Sharing on House Prices and Rents: Evidence from Airbnb”

#27 – September 25th , 2019
Chernyak, N., Leimgruber, K. L., Dunham, Y. C., Hu, J., & Blake, P. R. (2019). Paying back people who harmed us but not people who helped us: direct negative reciprocity precedes direct positive reciprocity in early development. Psychological science 

#26 – September 12th , 2019 [Thursday]
Miller & Sanjurjo (2019). A Bridge from Monty Hall to the Hot Hand: The Principle of Restricted Choice. Journal of Economic Perspectives 

#25 – September 4th , 2019
Sellier, A. L., Scopelliti, I., & Morewedge, C. K. (2019). Debiasing Training Improves Decision Making in the Field. Psychological science 

#24 – July 31st , 2019
Johnson DJ, Tress T, Burkel N, Taylor C, & Cesario J (2019) Officer characteristics and racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings, PNAS 

#23 – July 11th  , 2019
Cohn, A., Maréchal, M. A., Tannenbaum, D., & Zünd, C. L. (2019). “Civic honesty around the globe.” Science, Science

#22 – June 20th  , 2019
Vuletich, Heidi A., and B. Keith Payne. (2019) “Stability and Change in Implicit Bias.” Psychological Science 

#21 – June 13th  , 2019
Carl, Noah. (2015)”Cognitive ability and political beliefs in the United States.” Personality and Individual Differences 83 : 245-248

Carl, Noah (2016) “Net opposition to immigrants of different nationalities correlates strongly with their arrest rates in the UK.” Open Quantitative Sociology & Political Science

#20 – May 30th  , 2019
Hsiang, Esther Y., et al. “Association of Primary Care Clinic Appointment Time With Clinician Ordering and Patient Completion of Breast and Colorectal Cancer Screening.” JAMA Network Open 2.5 (2019)  e193403-e193403.

#19 – May 16th  , 2019
Bridge, et al, . (2019). Smith, Stephanie M., and Ian Krajbich. “Gaze amplifies value in decision making.” Psychological science 30(1) (2019): 116-128

#18 – May 9th  , 2019
Bridge, et al, . (2019). Association Between the Release of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why and Suicide Rates in the United States: An Interrupted Time Series Analysis . Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

#17 – May 2nd  , 2019
Kristal, A. C., O’Brien, E., & Caruso, E. M. (2019). Yesterday’s News: A Temporal Discontinuity in the Sting of Inferiority. Psychological science 

#16 – April 25th , 2019
Grinberg, N., Joseph, K., Friedland, L., Swire-Thompson, B., & Lazer, D. (2019). Fake news on twitter during the 2016 US Presidential election. Science363(6425), 374-378.

#15 – April 11th , 2019
Dana, J., Atanasov, P., Tetlock, P., & Mellers, B. (2019). Are markets more accurate than polls? The surprising informational value of “just asking”.  Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 14, No. 2, March 2019, pp. 135–147

#14 – April 2nd, 2019
Stavrova (2019) Having a Happy Spouse Is Associated With Lowered Risk of Mortality, Psychological Science

#13 – March 26th, 2019
Mas & Pallais (2019). Labor Supply and the Value of Non-Work Time: Experimental Estimates from the Field, American Economic Review: Insights

#12 – March 19th, 2019 
Dorison, C. A., Minson, J. A., & Rogers, T. (2019). Selective exposure partly relies on faulty affective forecasts. Cognition  ( supplement: .htm)

#11 – March 12th, 2019
Chang, E. H., Milkman, K. L., Chugh, D., & Akinola, M. (2019). Diversity Thresholds: How Social Norms, Visibility, and Scrutiny Relate to Group Composition. Academy of Management Journal62(1), 144-171 ()

#10 – March 5th, 2019
Evangelidis, I., & van Osselaer, S. M. (2019). Interattribute evaluation theory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

#09 – February 26th, 2019
Orhun, A. Y., & Palazzolo, M. (2019). Frugality is hard to afford. Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. 56(1) 1-17

#08 – February 12th, 2019
Fernbach, P. M., Light, N., Scott, S. E., Inbar, Y., & Rozin, P. (2019). Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least but think they know the most. Nature Human Behaviour, V3,251–256

#07 – February 5th, 2019
Layton, T. J., Barnett, M. L., Hicks, T. R., & Jena, A. B. (2018). Attention Deficit–Hyperactivity Disorder and Month of School Enrollment. New England Journal of Medicine379(22), 2122-2130

#06 – January 28th , 2019
Lewis, J., Gaertig, C., & Simmons, J. P. (2019). Extremeness aversion is a cause of anchoring. Psychological science30(2), 159-173.

#05 – November 23rd, 2018
Awad, E., Dsouza, S., Kim, R., Schulz, J., Henrich, J., Shariff, A., … & Rahwan, I. (2018).  “The moral machine experiment.” Nature, 563(7729)

#04 – November 23rd, 2018
Boothby, E. J., Cooney, G., Sandstrom, G. M., & Clark, M. S. (2018). The liking gap in conversations: do people like us more than we think?. Psychological science29(11), 1742-1756.


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