Simine Vazire is a Professor at the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences in the Ethics and Wellbeing Hub. One line of her research examines people's self-knowledge of their personality and behaviour.
Another line of research examines the individual and institutional practices and norms in science, and the degree to which these norms encourage or impede self-correction and credibility. She is Editor in Chief of Collabra: Psychology and has served as an editor at several other journals. She is a board member of the Public Library Of Science and the Berkeley Institute for Transparency in the Social Sciences, was a member of the US National Academy of Science study committee on replicability and reproducibility, and co-founded the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS).
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The Language of Well-Being: Tracking Fluctuations in Emotion Experience Through Everyday S..
Real problem, wrong solution: why the Nationals shouldn't politicise the science replicati..
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(Not) Hearing Happiness: Predicting Fluctuations in Happy Mood From Acoustic Cues Using Machine Learning
Aaron C Weidman, Jessie Sun, Simine Vazire, Jordi Quoidbach, Lyle H Ungar, Elizabeth W Dunn
Journal article | 2020 | Emotion
Recent popular claims surrounding virtual assistants suggest that computers will soon be able to hear our emotions. Supporting thi..
Author Correction: A consensus-based transparency checklist.
Balazs Aczel, Barnabas Szaszi, Alexandra Sarafoglou, Zoltan Kekecs, Šimon Kucharský, Daniel Benjamin, Christopher D Chambers, Agneta Fisher, Andrew Gelman, Morton A Gernsbacher, John P Ioannidis, Eric Johnson, Kai Jonas, Stavroula Kousta, Scott O Lilienfeld, D Stephen Lindsay, Candice C Morey, Marcus Munafò, Benjamin R Newell, Harold Pashler, et al.
Journal article | 2020 | Nature Human Behaviour
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via a link at the top of the paper.
A consensus-based transparency checklist
Balazs Aczel, Barnabas Szaszi, Alexandra Sarafoglou, Zoltan Kekecs, Simon Kucharsky, Daniel Benjamin, Christopher D Chambers, Agneta Fisher, Andrew Gelman, Morton A Gernsbacher, John P Ioannidis, Eric Johnson, Kai Jonas, Stavroula Kousta, Scott O Lilienfeld, D Stephen Lindsay, Candice C Morey, Marcus Munafo, Benjamin R Newell, Harold Pashler, et al.
Journal article | 2020 | Nature Human Behaviour
We present a consensus-based checklist to improve and document the transparency of research reports in social and behavioural rese..
Is well-being associated with the quantity and quality of social interactions?
Jessie Sun, Kelci Harris, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2019 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Social relationships are often touted as critical for well-being. However, the vast majority of studies on social relationships ha..
Preregistration Is Hard, And Worthwhile
Brian A Nosek, Emorie D Beck, Lorne Campbell, Jessica K Flake, Tom E Hardwicke, David T Mellor, Anna E van't Veer, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2019 | Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Preregistration clarifies the distinction between planned and unplanned research by reducing unnoticed flexibility. This improves ..
"Eavesdropping on Happiness" Revisited: A Pooled, Multisample Replication of the Association Between Life Satisfaction and Observed Daily Conversation Quantity and Quality
Anne Milek, Emily A Butler, Allison M Tackman, Deanna M Kaplan, Charles L Raison, David A Sbarra, Simine Vazire, Matthias R Mehl
Journal article | 2018 | Psychological Science
In the present study, we aimed to replicate and extend findings by Mehl, Vazire, Holleran, and Clark (2010) that individuals with ..
The Incremental Validity of Average State Self-Reports Over Global Self-Reports of Personality
Katherine M Finnigan, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Personality traits are most often assessed using global self-reports of one's general patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior..
Registered Replication Report: Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998)
Michael O'Donnell, Leif D Nelson, Evi Ackermann, Balazs Aczel, Athfah Akhtar, Silvio Aldrovandi, Nasseem Alshaif, Ronald Andringa, Mark Aveyard, Peter Babincak, Nursena Balatekin, Scott A Baldwin, Gabriel Banik, Ernest Baskin, Raoul Bell, Olga Bialobrzeska, Angie R Birt, Walter R Boot, Scott R Braithwaite, Jessie C Briggs, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | Perspectives on Psychological Science
Dijksterhuis and van Knippenberg (1998) reported that participants primed with a category associated with intelligence ("professor..
Redefine statistical significance
Daniel J Benjamin, James O Berger, Magnus Johannesson, Brian A Nosek, E-J Wagenmakers, Richard Berk, Kenneth A Bollen, Bjoern Brembs, Lawrence Brown, Colin Camerer, David Cesarini, Christopher D Chambers, Merlise Clyde, Thomas D Cook, Paul De Boeck, Zoltan Dienes, Anna Dreber, Kenny Easwaran, Charles Efferson, Ernst Fehr, et al.
Journal article | 2018 | Nature Human Behaviour
Knowledge of identity and reputation: Do people have knowledge of others' perceptions?
Brittany C Solomon, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
It may be important to know when our impressions of someone differ from how that person sees him/herself and how others see that s..
Eavesdropping on Character: Assessing Everyday Moral Behaviors.
Kathryn L Bollich, John M Doris, Simine Vazire, Charles L Raison, Joshua J Jackson, Matthias R Mehl
Journal article | 2016 | Journal of Research in Personality
Despite decades of interest in moral character, comparatively little is known about moral behavior in everyday life. This paper re..
Knowing More Than We Can Tell: People Are Aware of Their Biased Self-Perceptions.
Kathryn L Bollich, Katherine H Rogers, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2015 | Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
There is no question that biases exist in self-perceptions of personality. To what extent do people have insight into their positi..
You are so beautiful... to me: seeing beyond biases and achieving accuracy in romantic relationships.
Brittany C Solomon, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2014 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Do romantic partners see each other realistically, or do they have overly positive perceptions of each other? Research has shown t..
Improving the dependability of research in personality and social psychology: recommendations for research and educational practice.
David C Funder, John M Levine, Diane M Mackie, Carolyn C Morf, Carol Sansone, Simine Vazire, Stephen G West
Journal article | 2014 | Personality and Social Psychology Review
In this article, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Task Force on Publication and Research Practices offers ..
Notice: PSPB articles by authors with retracted articles at PSPB or other journals: Stapel, Smeesters, and Sanna.
David Funder, undefined Task Force on Publication and Research Practices, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Journal article | 2014 | Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Numerous articles by the social psychologists Diederick Stapel, Dirk Smeesters, and Lawrence Sanna have been retracted in several ..
Meta-insight: do people really know how others see them?
Erika N Carlson, Simine Vazire, R Michael Furr
Journal article | 2011 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Although people can accurately guess how others see them, many studies have suggested that this may only be because people general..
Perceiver effects as projective tests: what your perceptions of others say about you.
Dustin Wood, Peter Harms, Simine Vazire
Journal article | 2010 | Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
In 3 studies, we document various properties of perceiver effects--or how an individual generally tends to describe other people i..
Personality Judgments Based on Physical Appearance
Laura P Naumann, Simine Vazire, Peter J Rentfrow, Samuel D Gosling
Journal article | 2009 | Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Despite the crucial role of physical appearance in forming first impressions, little research has examined the accuracy of persona..
Beyond the justification hypothesis: a broader theory of the evolution of self-consciousness.
Simine Vazire, Richard W Robins
Journal article | 2004 | Journal of Clinical Psychology
We evaluate Henriques' Justification Hypothesis (JH; this issue) and argue that his explanation for the evolution of self-consciou..
Should we trust web-based studies? A comparative analysis of six preconceptions about Internet questionnaires
SD Gosling, S Vazire, S Srivastava, OP John
Journal article | 2004 | American Psychologist
The rapid growth of the Internet provides a wealth of new research opportunities for psychologists. Internet data collection metho..
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