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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Psychology D-index 46 Citations 10,378 86 World Ranking 3822 National Ranking 2189

Overview

What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • Law

Barbara A. Mellers mostly deals with Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Pleasure, Outcome and Counterfactual thinking. Her study in Social psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Cognition and Subjective expected utility. Barbara A. Mellers has researched Cognitive psychology in several fields, including Visual feedback, Interactivity, Multimedia and Observer.

Her Pleasure study combines topics in areas such as Ultimatum game, Stochastic game, Dictator, Feeling and Happiness. Her Outcome research includes elements of Impact bias, Affective forecasting, Compromise, Poverty and Politics. Her Affect theory research includes themes of Sadness, Emotional reaction and Maximization.

Her most cited work include:

  • Emotion-based choice (643 citations)
  • Decision Affect Theory: Emotional Reactions to the Outcomes of Risky Options (543 citations)
  • Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences. (447 citations)

What are the main themes of her work throughout her whole career to date?

Her scientific interests lie mostly in Social psychology, Econometrics, Pleasure, Cognitive psychology and Actuarial science. Her Social psychology research incorporates elements of Outcome, Cognition and Statistics. Her research integrates issues of Event and Dimension in her study of Econometrics.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Affect theory, Feeling, Surprise and Loss aversion in addition to Pleasure. Her Actuarial science study which covers Prediction market that intersects with Continuous double auction and Crowdsourcing. Her studies in Counterfactual thinking integrate themes in fields like Expectancy theory and Mixed emotions.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (51.97%)
  • Econometrics (13.82%)
  • Pleasure (12.50%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Econometrics (13.82%)
  • Social psychology (51.97%)
  • Politics (5.26%)

In recent papers she was focusing on the following fields of study:

Barbara A. Mellers focuses on Econometrics, Social psychology, Politics, Actuarial science and Tournament. Her Econometrics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Event, Brier score, Aggregate and Scale. Her Social psychology research focuses on Feeling and Affect.

Barbara A. Mellers interconnects Debiasing, Group performance and Economic geography in the investigation of issues within Politics. Her Actuarial science research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Outcome, Accountability and Overconfidence effect. Her research in Outcome tackles topics such as Social system which are related to areas like Control.

Between 2016 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Distilling the Wisdom of Crowds: Prediction Markets vs. Prediction Polls (36 citations)
  • Bringing probability judgments into policy debates via forecasting tournaments (22 citations)
  • The Value of Precision in Probability Assessment: Evidence from a Large-Scale Geopolitical Forecasting Tournament (20 citations)

In her most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Statistics
  • Law
  • Social psychology

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Econometrics, Tournament, Accountability, Actuarial science and Politics. Her Econometrics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Event, Victory, Aggregate and Scale. Her study on Tournament is intertwined with other disciplines of science such as Positive economics, Value and Probability assessment.

The concepts of her Accountability study are interwoven with issues in Social psychology, Conformity, Group norms, Outcome and Decision rule. Her Actuarial science study incorporates themes from Calibration, Competition, Geopolitics and Overconfidence effect. Her Politics research integrates issues from Deference and Taboo.

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Best Publications

Emotion-based choice

Barbara Mellers;Alan Schwartz;Ilana Ritov.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General (1999)

1200 Citations

Decision Affect Theory: Emotional Reactions to the Outcomes of Risky Options

Barbara A. Mellers;Alan J. Schwartz;Katty Ho;Ilana Ritov.
Psychological Science (1997)

887 Citations

Choice and the relative pleasure of consequences.

Barbara A. Mellers.
Psychological Bulletin (2000)

678 Citations

Anticipated emotions as guides to choice.

Barbara A. Mellers;A. Peter McGraw.
Current Directions in Psychological Science (2001)

572 Citations

Do Frequency Representations Eliminate Conjunction Effects? An Exercise in Adversarial Collaboration

Barbara Mellers;Ralph Hertwig;Daniel Kahneman.
Psychological Science (2001)

515 Citations

Extending the Bounds of Rationality: Evidence and Theories of Preferential Choice

Jörg Rieskamp;Jerome R. Busemeyer;Barbara A. Mellers.
Journal of Economic Literature (2006)

386 Citations

The Agony of Victory and Thrill of Defeat Mixed Emotional Reactions to Disappointing Wins and Relieving Losses

Jeff T. Larsen;A. Peter McGraw;Barbara A. Mellers;John T. Cacioppo.
Psychological Science (2004)

365 Citations

Racial prejudice and attitudes toward affirmative action

James H. Kuklinski;Paul M. Sniderman;Kathleen Knight;Thomas Piazza.
American Journal of Political Science (1997)

344 Citations

Strong Claims and Weak Evidence: Reassessing the Predictive Validity of the IAT

Hart Blanton;James Jaccard;Jonathan Klick;Barbara Mellers.
Journal of Applied Psychology (2009)

326 Citations

The effects of pictorial realism, delay of visual feedback, and observer interactivity on the subjective sense of presence

Robert B. Welch;Theodore T. Blackmon;Andrew Liu;Barbara A. Mellers.
Presence: Teleoperators & Virtual Environments (1996)

310 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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