Simine Vazire 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize RecipientPsychology

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Leader in Education

Simine Vazire is the Director of the Personality and Self-Knowledge Laboratory at UC Davis. She teaches courses on research methods, replicability, personality, and self-knowledge. She also conducts meta-science examining how people interpret scientific findings and tracks trends in the methods and results of published studies in psychology over time. She is a Senior Editor at Collabra: Psychology, Editor in Chief of Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPSS), and Co-Founder and President of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS).


Other Related Works:

Vazire, S. (2017). Quality uncertainty erodes trust in science. Collabra: Psychology3(1).

Vazire, S. (2017). Our obsession with eminence warps research. Nature547(7661), 7.

Fraley, R. C., & Vazire, S. (2014). The N-pact factor: Evaluating the quality of empirical journals with respect to sample size and statistical power. PloS one9(10), e109019.

Nosek, B. A., Alter, G., Banks, G. C., Borsboom, D., Bowman, S. D., Breckler, S. J., … & Contestabile, M. (2015). Promoting an open research culture. Science348(6242), 1422-1425.

Funder, D. C., Levine, J. M., Mackie, D. M., Morf, C. C., Sansone, C., Vazire, S., & West, S. G. (2014). Improving the dependability of research in personality and social psychology: Recommendations for research and educational practice. Personality and Social Psychology Review18(1), 3-12.

Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7 (1) (2015), pp. 3-7.