Erica Baranski 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize RecipientPsychology

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher

Erica is a 5th year PhD candidate in the Social-Personality department at the University of California, Riverside. Her current research focus on the cross-cultural examination of situational experience, as well as the volitional personality change process. Her dissertation work investigates individual and cultural differences in the positivity of situational experience across 63 countries. She has additional experience conducting meta-scientific studies on ethical research practices and the improvement for psychological science with involvement in Reproducibility Project: Psychology, Many Labs 3, Many Labs 5, and the Institutional Re-engineering for Ethical Discourse in STEM.

Erica is an active Center for Open Science ambassador, presenting at various conferences and trainings across the U.S. including the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Sciences (SIPS), the annual conference for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the BITSS Summer Institute.


Other Related Works

Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science349(6251), aac4716.

Kidwell, M. C., Lazarević, L. B., Baranski, E., Hardwicke, T. E., Piechowski, S., Falkenberg, L. S., … & Errington, T. M. (2016). Badges to acknowledge open practices: A simple, low-cost, effective method for increasing transparency. PLoS Biology14(5), e1002456.