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Educational History:
 
1968
 
B.A. Psychology-Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude)
University of California, Los Angeles
 
 1972
 
Ph.D. Psychology,
University of California, Los Angeles
 
Title of Thesis:
 
The nonadditivity of impressions
(Allen Parducci, thesis supervisor)
 
Professional History:
 
1986-
 
California State University, Fullerton
Professor of Psychology and Director, Decision Research Center
 1974-1988

 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professor of Psychology (1982-1988)
Head, Division of Measurement and I/O Psych, 1980
Associate Prof & Tenured, 1976
Assistant Professor of Psychology (1974-76)
 1973-1974Kansas State University
Assistant Prof. of Psychology
 1972-1973University of California, San Diego
NIMH Postdoctoral Scholar
 
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  1. Birnbaum, M. H., Parducci, A., & Gifford, R. K. (1971). Contextual effects in information integration. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 88, 158-170.
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  2. Birnbaum, M. H. (1972). Morality judgments: Tests of an averaging model. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 93, 35-42.
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  3. Birnbaum, M. H. (1973). The Devil rides again: Correlation as an index of fit. Psychological Bulletin, 79, 239-242.
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  4. Birnbaum, M. H., & Veit, C. T. (1973). Judgmental illusion produced by contrast with expectancy. Perception & Psychophysics, 13, 149-152.
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  5. Birnbaum, M. H. (1973). Morality judgment: Test of an averaging model with differential weights. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 99, 395-399.
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  6. Birnbaum, M. H. (1974a). The nonadditivity of personality impressions. Journal of Experimental Psychology Monograph, 102, 543-561.
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  7. Birnbaum, M. H. (1974b). Reply to the Devil's advocates: Don't confound model testing and measurement. Psychological Bulletin, 81, 854-859.
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  8. Birnbaum, M. H. (1974c). Using contextual effects to derive psychophysical scales. Perception & Psychophysics, 15, 89-96.
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  9. Birnbaum, M. H., Kobernick, M., & Veit, C. T. (1974). Subjective correlation and the size-numerosity illusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 102, 537-539.
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  10. Birnbaum, M. H., & Veit, C. T. (1974). Scale-free tests of an averaging model for the size-weight illusion. Perception & Psychophysics, 16, 276-282.
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  11. Birnbaum, M. H., & Veit, C. T. (1974). Scale convergence as a criterion for rescaling: Information integration with difference, ratio, and averaging tasks. Perception & Psychophysics, 15, 7-15.
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  12. Riskey, D. R., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1974). Compensatory effects in moral judgment: Two rights don't make up for a wrong. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 103, 171-173.
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  13. Birnbaum, M. H. (1975). Expectancy and judgment. In F. Restle, R. Shiffrin, N. J. Castellan, H. Lindman, & D. Pisoni (Eds.), Cognitive Theory, Vol. 1. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 107-118.
  14. Rose, B. J., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1975). Judgments of differences and ratios of numerals. Perception & Psychophysics, 18, 194-200.
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  15. Anderson, T., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1976). Test of an additive model of social inference. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 33, 655-662.
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  16. Birnbaum, M. H. (1976). Intuitive numerical prediction. American Journal of Psychology, 89, 417-429.
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  17. Birnbaum, M. H., Wong, R., & Wong, L. (1976). Combining information from sources that vary in credibility. Memory & Cognition, 4, 330-336.
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  18. Sue Doe Nihm (Pseudonym). (1976). Polynomial law of sensation. American Psychologist, 31, 808-809. (satire)
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  19. Sue Doe Nihm (Pseudonym). (1977). Sue Doe replies. American Psychologist, 32, 782-783.
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  20. Birnbaum, M. H., & Elmasian, R. (1977). Loudness ratios and differences involve the same psychophysical operation. Perception & Psychophysics, 22, 383-391.
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  21. Birnbaum, M. H. (1978a). Differences and ratios in psychological measurement. In N.J. Castellan & F. Restle, (Eds.), Cognitive Theory, Vol. 3. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 33-74.
  22. Birnbaum, M. H. (1978b). Theories of psychophysical measurement. In N.J. Castellan & F. Restle, (Eds.), Cognitive Theory, Vol. 3. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 1-5.
  23. Birnbaum, M. H., & Mellers, B. A. (1978). Measurement and the mental map. Perception & Psychophysics, 23, 403-408.
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  24. Hagerty, M., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1978). Nonmetric tests of ratio vs. subtractive theories of stimulus comparison. Perception & Psychophysics, 24, 121-129.
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  25. Birnbaum, M. H., & Stegner, S. E. (1979). Source credibility in social judgment: Bias, expertise, and the judge's point of view. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 48-74.
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  26. Birnbaum, M. H. (1979a). Reply to Eisler: On the subtractive theory of stimulus comparison. Perception & Psychophysics, 25, 150-156.
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  27. Birnbaum, M. H. (1979b). Procedures for the detection and correction of salary inequities. In T. R. Pezzullo and B. E. Brittingham (Eds.), Salary Equity: Detecting and Estimating Sex Bias in Salaries Among College and University Professors. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books.
  28. Birnbaum, M. H. (1979c). Is there sex bias in salaries of psychologists? American Psychologist, 34, 719-720.
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  29. Birnbaum, M. H., & Mellers, B. A. (1979a). Stimulus recognition may mediate exposure effects. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 391-394.
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  30. Birnbaum, M. H., & Mellers, B. A. (1979b). One-mediator model of exposure effects is still viable. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 1090-1096.
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  31. Birnbaum, M. H. (1980). Comparison of two theories of "ratio" and "difference" judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 109, 304-319.
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  32. Birnbaum, M. H., & Stegner, S. E. (1981). Measuring the importance of cues in judgment for individuals: Subjective theories of IQ as a function of heredity and environment. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 17, 159-182. Download pdf
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  33. Birnbaum, M. H. (1981a). Limitations of physical correlate theory of psychophysical judgment. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 190-191.
  34. Birnbaum, M. H. (1981b). Thinking and feeling: A skeptical review. American Psychologist, 36, 99-101.
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  35. Birnbaum, M. H. (1981c). Reason to avoid triangular designs in nonmetric scaling. Perception & Psychophysics, 29, 291-293.
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  36. Birnbaum, M. H. (1981d). Reply to McLaughlin: Proper path models for theoretical partialling. American Psychologist, 36, 1193-1195.
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  37. Birnbaum, M. H. (1982a). Controversies in psychological measurement. In B. Wegener (Ed.), Social attitudes and psychophysical measurement. Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 401-485.
  38. Birnbaum, M. H. (1982b). Discussion of the chapter by Moskowitz. In J. T. Kuznicki, R. A. Johnson, and A. F. Rutkiewic (Eds.), Selected sensory methods: Problems and approaches to hedonics, ASTM ATP 773, American Society for Testing Materials, p. 32-33.
  39. Birnbaum, M. H. (1982c). Problems with so-called 'direct' scaling. In J. T. Kuznicki, R. A. Johnson, and A. F. Rutkiewic (Eds.), Selected sensory methods: Problems and approaches to hedonics, ASTM STP 773, American Society for Testing and Materials, p. 34-48.
  40. Birnbaum, M. H. (1982d). On the one-mediator null hypothesis of salary equity. American Psychologist, 37, 1146-1147.
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  41. Birnbaum, M. H. (1982e). On rescaling data to fit the model and concluding that the model fits: A note on monotonic transformation. Perception & Psychophysics, 32, 293- 296.
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  42. Mellers, B. A., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1982). Loci of contextual effects in judgment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 8, 582- 601.
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  43. Birnbaum, M. H. (1983a). Perceived equity of salary policies. Journal of Applied Psychology, 68, 49-59.
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  44. Birnbaum, M. H. (1983b). Base rates in Bayesian inference: Signal detection analysis of the cab problem. American Journal of Psychology, 96, 85-94.
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  45. Birnbaum, M. H. (1983c). Scale convergence as a principle for the study of perception. In H.-G. Geissler and V. Sarris (Eds.), Modern issues in perceptual psychology, North Holland.
  46. Birnbaum, M. H., & Mellers, B. A. (1983). Bayesian inference: Combining base rates with opinions of sources who vary in credibility. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45, 792-804.
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  47. Mellers, B. A., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1983). Contextual effects in social judgment. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 19, 157-171.
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  48. Birnbaum, M. H. (1984). Philosophical criteria for psychological explanation. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 22, 562-565.
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  49. Elmasian, R., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1984). A harmonious note on pitch: Scales of pitch derived from subtractive model of comparison agree with the musical scale. Perception & Psychophysics, 36, 531-537.
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  50. Mellers, B. A., Davis, D., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1984). Weight of evidence supports one operation for "ratios" and "differences" of heaviness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 10, 216-230.
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  51. Birnbaum, M. H. (1984). Transitivity in the Big Ten. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 22, 351-353.
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  52. Sue Doe Nihm (pseudonym). (1984). Self-reports on mental processes: A response to Birnbaum and Stegner. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 22, 426-427.
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  53. Birnbaum, M. H. (1985). Relationships among models of salary bias. American Psychologist, 40, 862-866.
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  54. Birnbaum, M. H., & Hynan, L. G. (1986). Judgments of salary bias and test bias from statistical evidence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 37, 266-278.
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  55. Birnbaum, M. H. (1989a). Distributional vs. error-filled procedures for transformation. Perception & Psychophysics, 45, 275-278.
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  56. Birnbaum, M. H. (1989b). To resolve Fechner vs. Stevens: Settle the dispute concerning "ratios" and "differences." Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 12, 270-271.
  57. Birnbaum, M. H., Anderson, C. J., & Hynan, L. G. (1989). Two operations for "ratios" and "differences" of distances on the mental map. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 15, 785-796.
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  58. Birnbaum, M. H., & Mellers, B. A. (1989). Mediated models for the analysis of confounded variables and self-selected samples. Journal of Educational Statistics, 14, 146-158.
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  59. Birnbaum, M. H. (1990). Scale convergence and psychophysical laws. In H.-G. Geissler, M. H. Mueller, & W. Prinz (Eds.), Psychophysical explorations of mental structures. Toronto: Hogrefe & Huber.
  60. Birnbaum, M. H., Anderson, C. J., & Hynan, L. G. (1990). Theories of bias in probability judgment. In J.-P. Caverni, J.-M. Fabre, & M. Gonzalez (Eds.), Cognitive biases. Amsterdam: North Holland, p.477-498.
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  61. Birnbaum, M. H., & Jou, J. W. (1990). A theory of comparative response times and "difference" judgments. Cognitive Psychology, 22, 184-210.
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  62. Hardin, C., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1990). Malleability of "ratio" judgments of occupational prestige. American Journal of Psychology, 103, 1-20.
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  63. Varey, C. A., Mellers, B. A., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1990). Judgments of proportions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 16, 613- 625.
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  64. Birnbaum, M. H., & Sotoodeh, Y. (1991). Measurement of stress: Scaling the magnitudes of life changes, Psychological Science, 2, 236-243.
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  65. Birnbaum, M. H. (1992a). Issues in utility measurement. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 52, 319-330.
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  66. Birnbaum, M. H. (1992b). Predicting health from stress: Response to Crandall. Psychological Science, 3, 319-320.
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  67. Birnbaum, M. H. (1992c). Should contextual effects in human judgment be avoided? (Review of E. C. Poulton, Bias in Quantifying Judgments, Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates). Contemporary Psychology, 37, 21-23.
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  68. Birnbaum, M. H. (1992d). Violations of monotonicity and contextual effects in choice- based certainty equivalents. Psychological Science, 3, 310-314.
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  69. Birnbaum, M. H., Coffey, G., Mellers, B. A., & Weiss, R. (1992). Utility measurement: Configural-weight theory and the judge's point of view. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 18, 331-346.
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  70. Birnbaum, M. H., & Sutton, S. E. (1992). Scale convergence and utility measurement. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 52, 183-215.
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  71. Mellers, B. A., Chang, S., Birnbaum, M. H., & Ordóñez, L. (1992). Preferences, prices, and ratings in risky decision making. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 18, 347-361.
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  72. Mellers, B. A., Ordóñez, L., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1992). A change-of-process theory for contextual effects and preference reversals in risky decision making. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 52, 331-369.
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  73. Mellers, B. A., Richards, V., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1992). Distributional theories of impression formation. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 51,
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  74. Mellers, B. A., Weiss, R., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1992). Violations of dominance in pricing judgments. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 5, 73-90.
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  75. Weber, E. U., Anderson, C. J., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1992). A theory of perceived risk and attractiveness. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 52, 492-523.
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  76. Birnbaum, M. H. (1993). A year of teaching dangerously. Creative Teaching, 5(3), 1-3.
  77. Birnbaum, M.H. (1994). Psychophysics. In Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, San Diego: Academic Press.
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  78. Mellers, B. A., Berretty, P. M., & Birnbaum, M. H. (1995). Dominance violations in judged prices of two- and three-outcome gambles. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 8, 201-216.
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  79. Birnbaum, M. H., & McIntosh, W. R. (1996). Violations of branch independence in choices between gambles. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 67, 91- 110.
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  80. Birnbaum, M. H., & Thompson, L. A. (1996). Violations of monotonicity in choices between gambles and certain cash. American Journal of Psychology, 109, 501-523.
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  81. Birnbaum, M. H., & Beeghley, D. (1997). Violations of branch independence in judgments of the value of gambles. Psychological Science, 8, 87-94.
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  82. Birnbaum, M. H. (1997). Violations of monotonicity in judgment and decision making. In A. A. J. Marley (Eds.), Choice, decision, and measurement: Essays in honor of R. Duncan Luce (pp. 73-100). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  83. Birnbaum, M. H., & Chavez, A. (1997). Tests of Theories of Decision Making: Violations of Branch Independence and Distribution Independence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 71, 161-194.
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  84. Birnbaum, M. H., Thompson, L. A., & Bean, D. J. (1997). Testing interval independence versus configural weighting using judgments of strength of preference. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 23, 939-947.
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  85. Birnbaum, M. H. (Ed.). (1998). Measurement, Judgment, and Decision Making. San Diego: Academic Press.
  86. Birnbaum, M. H., & Veira, R. (1998). Configural weighting in judgments of two- and four-outcome gambles. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 24, 216-226.
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  87. Birnbaum, M. H., & Zimmermann, J. M. (1998). Buying and selling prices of investments: Configural weight model of interactions predicts violations of joint independence. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 74(2), 145-187.
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  88. Birnbaum, M. H., & Navarrete, J. (1998). Testing descriptive utility theories: Violations of stochastic dominance and cumulative independence. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 17, 49-78.
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  89. Birnbaum, M. H., Patton, J. N., & Lott, M. K. (1999). Evidence against rank-dependent utility theories: Tests of cumulative independence, interval independence, stochastic dominance, and transitivity. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 77, 44-83.
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  90. Birnbaum, M. H. (1999). Paradoxes of Allais, stochastic dominance, and decision weights. In J. Shanteau, B. A. Mellers, & D. A. Schum (Eds.), Decision science and technology: Reflections on the contributions of Ward Edwards (pp. 27-52). Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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  91. Birnbaum, M. H. (1999). How to show that 9 > 221: Collect judgments in a between-subjects design. Psychological Methods, 4(3), 243-249.
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  92. Birnbaum, M. H. (1999). Testing critical properties of decision making on the Internet. Psychological Science, 10, 399-407.
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  93. Birnbaum, M. H. (1999). A survey of faculty opinions concerning student evaluations of teaching. The Senate Forum: A publication of the Academic Senate of California State University, Fullerton, 14, 19-22.
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  94. Birnbaum, M. H. (2000a). Decision making in the lab and on the Web. In M. H. Birnbaum (Ed.), Psychological Experiments on the Internet. (pp. 3-34). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
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  95. Birnbaum, M. H. (Ed.). (2000b). Psychological Experiments on the Internet. San Diego: Academic Press.
  96. Birnbaum, M. H. (2000c). SurveyWiz and FactorWiz: JavaScript Web pages that make HTML forms for research on the Internet. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 32, 339-346.
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  97. Birnbaum, M. H. (2001a). Decision and choice: Paradoxes of choice. In N. J. Smelser & P. B. Baltes (Eds.-in-Chief) & A. A. J. Marley (Section Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Elsevier.
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  98. Birnbaum, M. H. (2001b). Introduction to Behavioral Research on the Internet. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  99. Birnbaum, M. H. (2001c). A Web-based program of research on decision making. In U.-D. Reips & M. Bosnjak (Eds.), Dimensions of Internet Science (pp. 23-55). Lengerich, Germany: Pabst Science Publishers.
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  100. Birnbaum, M. H. (2002). Wahrscheinlichkeitslernen (probability learning). In D. Janetzko, M. Hildebrand, & H. A. Meyer (Eds.), Das Experimental-psychologische Praktikum im Labor und WWW (pp. 141-151) [A practical course on psychological experimenting in the laboratory and in the WWW]. Göttingen, Germany: Hogrefe.
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  101. Birnbaum, M. H., & Wakcher, S. V. (2002). Web-based experiments controlled by JavaScript: An example from probability learning. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 34, 189-199.
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  102. Birnbaum, M. H., & Martin, T. (2003). Generalization across people, procedures, and predictions: Violations of stochastic dominance and coalescing. In S. L. Schneider & J. Shanteau (Eds.), Emerging perspectives on decision research (pp. 84-107). New York: Cambridge University Press.
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  103. Birnbaum, M. H. (2004). Base rates in Bayesian inference. In R. F. Pohl (Ed.), Cognitive Illusions (pp. 43-60). New York: Psychology Press.
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  104. Birnbaum, M. H. (2004). Causes of Allais common consequence paradoxes: An experimental dissection. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 48, 87-106.
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  105. Birnbaum, M. H. (2004). Human research and data collection via the Internet. Annual Review of Psychology, 55, 803-832.
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  106. Birnbaum, M. H. (2004). Methodological and ethical issues in conducting social psychology research via the Internet. In C. Sansone, C. C. Morf, & A. T. Panter (Eds.), Handbook of Methods in Social Psychology (pp. 359-382). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
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  107. Birnbaum, M. H. (2004). Tests of rank-dependent utility and cumulative prospect theory in gambles represented by natural frequencies: Effects of format, event framing, and branch splitting. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 95, 40-65.
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  108. Birnbaum, M. H., & Reips, U.-D. (2005). Behavioral research and data collection via the Internet. In R. W. Proctor & K.-P. L. Vu (Eds.), Handbook of human factors in Web design (pp. 471-491). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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  109. Birnbaum, M. H. (2005). Three new tests of independence that differentiate models of risky decision making. Management Science, 51, 1346-1358.
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  110. Birnbaum, M. H. (2005). A comparison of five models that predict violations of first-order stochastic dominance in risky decision making. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 31, 263-287.
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  111. Goeritz, A. S., & Birnbaum, M. H. (2005). Generic HTML form processor: A versatile PHP script to save Web-collected data into a MySQL database. Behavior Research Methods, 37, 703-710.
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  112. Birnbaum, M. H. (2006). Evidence against prospect theories in gambles with positive, negative, and mixed consequences. Journal of Economic Psychology, 27, 737-761.
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  113. Birnbaum, M. H. (2007). Tests of branch splitting and branch-splitting independence in Allais paradoxes with positive and mixed consequences. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 102, 154-173.
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  114. Birnbaum, M. H. (2007). Designing online experiments. In A. Joinson, K. McKenna, T. Postmes, & U.-D. Reips (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology (pp. 391-403). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
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  115. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. (2007). Gain-loss separability and coalescing in risky decision making. Management Science, 53, 1016-1028.
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  116. Birnbaum, M. H., & Gutierrez, R. J. (2007). Testing for intransitivity of preference predicted by a lexicographic semiorder. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 104, 97-112.
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  117. Birnbaum, M. H., & LaCroix, A. R. (2008). Dimension integration: Testing models without trade-offs. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 105, 122-133.
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  118. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). Evaluation of the priority heuristic as a descriptive model of risky decision making: Comment on Brandstätter, Gigerenzer, and Hertwig (2006). Psychological Review, 115, 253-260.
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  119. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). Postscript: Rejoinder to Brandstätter et al. (2008). Psychological Review, 115, 260-262.
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  120. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). New paradoxes of risky decision making. Psychological Review, 115, 463-501.
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  121. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). New tests of cumulative prospect theory and the priority heuristic: Probability-outcome tradeoff with branch splitting. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 304-316.
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  122. Birnbaum, M. H., & Schmidt, U. (2008). An experimental investigation of violations of transitivity in choice under uncertainty. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 37, 77-91.
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  123. Birnbaum, M. H., Johnson, K., Longbottom, J. L. (2008). Tests of cumulative prospect theory with graphical displays of probability. Judgment and Decision Making, 3, 528-546.
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  124. Birnbaum, M. H. (2010). An overview of major techniques of Web-based research. In S. D. Gosling and J. A. Johnson (Eds.), Advanced Methods for Conducting Online Behavioral Research (pp. 9-25). Washington, DC: APA Books.
    Download pdf of galley proofs
  125. Birnbaum, M. H. (2010). Testing lexicographic semi-orders as models of decision making: Priority dominance, integration, interaction, and transitivity. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 54 363-386.
    Download pdf of paper
  126. Birnbaum, M. H., & Schmidt, U. (2010). Testing transitivity in choice under risk. Theory and Decision, 69, 599-614.
    Springer Online Available pdf 2009
  127. Reips, U.-D., & Birnbaum, M. H. (2011). Behavioral research and data collection via the Internet. In R. W. Proctor & K.-P. L. Vu (Eds.), Handbook of human factors in Web design (2nd Edition) (pp. 563-585). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
    Link to Chapter Examples and Download of Preprint Draft
  128. Birnbaum, M. H. (2011). Testing mixture models of transitive preference: Comments on Regenwetter, Dana, and Davis-Stober (2011). Psychological Review, 118, 675-683.
    Download penultimate draft as pdf
  129. Birnbaum, M. H. (2011). Testing theories of risky decision making via critical tests. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00315.
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    link to Frontiers site of article
  130. Birnbaum, M. H. (2012). Perspective on judgment and decision making as a skill. In M. K. Dhami, A. Schlottmann, & M. R. Waldmannn (Eds.), Judgment and decision making as a skill, (pp. 302-303). New York: Cambridge University Press.
    Download penultimate draft as .pdf
  131. Birnbaum, M. H. (2012). A statistical test of the assumption that repeated choices are independently and identically distributed. Judgment and Decision Making, 7, 97-109.
    Link to the issue of JDM in which the paper and R-program appear
    Download paper as .pdf from SJDM site
    Download paper as .pdf from this site
  132. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. (2012). Separating response variability from structural inconsistency to test models of risky decision making, Judgment and Decision Making, 7, 402-426.
    Link to issue of JDM in which the article and data appear
    Download in press paper as .pdf file from this site
    Download paper as .pdf file from SJDM site
  133. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. (2012). Testing transitivity of preferences in individuals using linked designs. Judgment and Decision Making, 7, 524-567.
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    Link to the issue of JDM in which the paper and data appear
  134. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). True-and-error models violate independence and yet they are testable. Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 717-737.
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    Link to the issue of JDM in which the paper and Excel file appear
  135. Birnbaum, M. H., & Diecidue, E. (2015). Testing a class of models that includes majority rule and regret theories: Transitivity, recycling, and restricted branch independence. Decision, 2, 145-190.
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    Download penultimate draft of supplementary tables as .pdf
  136. Birnbaum, M. H., & Schmidt, U. (2015). The Impact of Learning by Thought on Violations of Independence and Coalescing. Decision Analysis, 12, 144-152.
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  137. Birnbaum, M. H., Navarro-Martinez, D., Ungemach, C., Stewart, N. & Quispe-Torreblanca, E. G. (2016). Risky decision making: Testing for violations of transitivity predicted by an editing mechanism. Judgment and Decision Making, 11, 75-91.
    Download paper from JDM Website
    You can download the data and the TE_analysis.R program from here
  138. Birnbaum, M. H., Yeary, S., Luce, R. D., & Zhao, L. (2016). Empirical evaluation of four models for buying and selling prices of gambles. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 75, 183-193.
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  139. Birnbaum, M. H., Schmidt, U., & Schneider, M. D. (in press). Testing independence conditions in the presence of errors and splitting effects. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, , xxx-xxx.
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Papers Under Review and Working Papers:

  1. Birnbaum, M. H. (under review). Empirical evaluation of third-generation prospect theory. Tentatively accepted, pending revision, xx, xxx-xxx. November, 2016.
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Recent Conference Presentations, Invited Colloquia: To the top

  1. Birnbaum, M. H. Ain't misbehavin': I'm integratin'. (Tests of priority heuristic model of risky decision making). 44th Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, January 12-13, 2006. (Co-organizer of conference).
  2. Birnbaum, M. H. Methods for the evaluation of non-expected utility models. FUR XII (Foundations of Utility and Risk Conference), Rome, Italy, June 22-26, 2006.
    FUR XII Conference Schedule
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  3. Luce, R. D., Hogarth, R., Birnbaum, M. H., Quiggin, J., & Karni, E. Round table: Behavioral economics: Views from abroad. FUR XII, June 22-26, 2006.
    FUR XII Conference Schedule
  4. Birnbaum, M. H. Decision-Making Based on Advice from Sources who vary in Expertise and Bias. Advice and Trust in Decision Making (ATDM), London, UK, June 29-30 2006.
    http://else.econ.ucl.ac.uk/atdm/
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  5. Birnbaum, M. H. New paradoxes of risky decision making that refute prospect theories. IAREP/SABE (International Association for Research in Economic Psychology/Society for Advancement of Behavioral Economics) Congress, Paris, July 5-8, 2006.
    http://team.univ-paris1.fr/iarep-sabe2006/
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  6. Birnbaum, M. H. Testing transitivity of preference. Society for Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Vancouver, Canada, July 29-Aug 1, 2006.
    http://www.cogs.indiana.edu/socmathpsych/
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  7. Birnbaum, M. H. This pump sucks, but it doesn't work. 45th Annual Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, January 3-5, 2007. (Conference organizer)
  8. Castro, Laura L., & Birnbaum, M. H. Making choices based on advice from optimistic or pessimistic sources. (poster) Western Psychological Association Meetings, Vancouver, B. C., Canada, May 3-6, 2007.
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  9. Birnbaum, M.H. Testing lexicographic semiorder models: Generalizing the priority heuristic. Invited colloquium at Max Planck Institute, Berlin, Germany, May 24, 2007.
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  10. Birnbaum, M. H. New paradoxes of risky decision making that refute prospect theories. Invited Colloquium at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, May 28, 2007.
  11. Birnbaum, M. H. Testing heuristic models of risky decision making. Experimental Psychology Society Meetings, Joint with Psychonomic Society, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 5, 2007.
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  12. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. Transitivity of preference in individuals. Society for Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Costa Mesa, CA. July 28, 2007. Abstract
  13. Birnbaum, M. H. When ethical review of experiments is unethical. In symposium, Human subject protection, academic freedom, and the first amendment--can't we have it all? American Psychological Association Meetings, San Francisco, August 19, 2007.
  14. Birnbaum, M. H. Invited keynote address: Testing critical properties of models of risky decision making. European Mathematical Psychology Group Meeting Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. Sept. 13, 2007.
  15. Birnbaum, M. H. Oath of Office as President, Society for Judgment and Decision Making Meetings, Long Beach, CA., November, 2007.
  16. Birnbaum, M. H. Among those who cycle, few have regrets. 46th Annual Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA. January, 2008. (Conference organizer)
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  17. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). Testing Critical Properties of Models of Risky Decision Making. International Congress of Psychology. Berlin: July, 2008.
    Download 25 min. QuickTime Movie PowerPoint with Sound Track of Narration (12.5 MB)
  18. Birnbaum, M. H. (2008). Presidential Address: Testing Critical Properties of Descriptive Models of Decision Making. Society for Judgment and Decision Making Meetings, Chicago, November, 2008.
    Download PowerPoint Presentation (62 slides, no audio, 35 MB).
  19. Birnbaum, M. H. (2009). New experiments that compare models of risky decision making. Max Planck Institute (Bonn), June, 2009.
  20. Birnbaum, M. H. (2009). Testing Critical Properties of Descriptive Models of Decision Making. INFORMS, San Diego, October 12, 2009.
  21. Birnbaum, M. H. (2010). Studying single people (some are married). 48th Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, January, 2010. (Conference organizer)
  22. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. (2010). Risky decision making with gambles and medical treatments. Society for Medical Decision Making Europe 2010, Hall in Tirol, Austria, June 1, 2010.
    Program
  23. Birnbaum, M. H. (2010). Individual differences in risky decision making. FUR XIV (Foundations of Utility and Risk), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, June 17, 2010.
    Conference Program
  24. Birnbaum, M. H., & Bahra, J. P. (2010). Individual differences in critical properties of risky decision making. IAREP/SABE/ICBEEP Conference, Cologne, Germany, September 7, 2010. Conference Website
  25. Birnbaum, M. H. (2010). Presidential Address: A program of Web-based research on decision making. Society for Computers in Psychology Presidential Address, November 18, 2010. SCiP Program
  26. Birnbaum, M. H. (2011). A comedy of errors. 49th Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, January, 2011. (Conference organizer)
  27. Birnbaum, M. H. (2012). The rain of error. 50th Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, January, 2012. (Conference organizer)
  28. Birnbaum, M. H. (2012). True and error models of response variation in judgment and decision tasks. Workshop on Noise and Imprecision in Individual and Interactive Decision-Making, University of Warwick, UK, April, 2012.
    Conference Website
  29. Birnbaum, M. H., & Schmidt, U. (2012). Constant consequence paradoxes of Allais: Coalescing, restricted branch independence, or error?Foundations of Utility and Risk XV (FUR XV), Atlanta, July, 2012.
    Conference Website
  30. Birnbaum, M. H., & Schmidt, U. (2012). Modeling choice to test if Allais paradoxes are due to coalescing, restricted branch independence, or error. Workshop on Testing Theories of Choice Behavior, Berlin, Germany, July, 2012. Workshop Website
  31. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). Welcome. (Co-organizer of meetings) 51st Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, February, 2013.
  32. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). R. Duncan Luce (1925-2012): Decision, Choice, & Utility. In symposium honoring the memory of R. Duncan Luce at Eastern Psychological Association Meetings. New York, NY, March, 2013.
  33. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). Science of JDM as an Efficient Game of Mastermind. Keynote address at Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Bonn, July, 2013. Small Group Meeting: Efficient Science
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  34. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). Theories of decisions under risk and uncertainty by R. Duncan Luce. Presentation in SJDM Tribute to R. Duncan Luce, Society for Judgment and Decision Making Meetings, Toronto, Canada, Nov. 15, 2013.
  35. Birnbaum, M. H. (2013). Website with helpful resources for learning how to conduct research via the Internet. Poster presentation in Society for Computers in Psychology Meetings, Toronto, Canada, 2013.
    Link to the Website of Web research resources
  36. Birnbaum, M. H. (2014). I keep on digging, well, well, well. (A search for intransitive preferences predicted by Regret Theory and Majority Rule.) 52nd Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, February, 2014. Conference Website links to papers
  37. Birnbaum, M. H. (2014). A test of majority rule in decisions based on advice. Foundations of Utility and Risk (FUR XVI), Rotterdam, Netherlands, June-July, 2014. Conference Website with links to papers
  38. Birnbaum, M. H. (2015). Am I well-endowed? It depends on your point of view. (Review of literature on the endowment effect and judge's point of view research.) 53rd Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA. March, 2015.
  39. Birnbaum, M. H. (2015). Empirical evaluation of third-generation prospect theory as a theory of the endowment effect. Society for Mathematical Psychology Meetings, Newport Beach, CA. July, 2015.
  40. Birnbaum, M. H. (2015). True and error analysis of choice behavior. Invited colloquium to Economics Department at University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA. October, 2015.
  41. Birnbaum, M. H. (2016). To err is human; to model is divine. 53rd Edwards Bayesian Research Conference, Fullerton, CA, April, 2016.
  42. Birnbaum, M. H. (2016). True and error models for analysis of choice studies. The Press Lecture (Statistics program) University of California, Riverside, April, 2016.
  43. Birnbaum, M. H. (2016). What does it mean to say we are tracing a process? 35th Meeting of the European Group of Process Tracing Studies (EGPROC). Max Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany, June, 2016.
  44. Birnbaum, M. H. (2016). True and error models of response variability. Foundations of Utility and Risk (FUR Conference), Warwick, UK, June, 2016.
  45. Birnbaum, M. H. (2016). Sources of variability in choice tasks and criteria for evaluation of error models. Foundations of Utility and Risk: Round Table (FUR Conference), Warwick, UK, June, 2016.

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