Elizabeth Gilbert and Nina Strohminger

Elizabeth Gilbert is a PhD student in psychology at the University of Virginia. She studies higher-order social cognition with an eye towards how such research can inform the legal system. Nina Strohminger is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Management at Yale University. She conducts research on moral psychology, emotions, personal identity, humor and aesthetics.


We Found Only a Third of Top-Drawer Psych Studies Reliable

A small but vocal contingent of researchers has maintained that many, perhaps most, published studies are wrong. But how bad is this problem, exactly? And what features make a study more or less likely to turn out to be true? A team of 270 researchers asked the question of published psychology studies.

8 years ago