David Tannenbaum

Contact Info

  • David Eccles School of Business
  • 1655 Campus Center Dr
  • Spencer Fox Eccles Busn Bldg
  • Salt Lake City, UT 84112 U.S.A.
  • email: david.tannenbaum@utah.edu

Working Papers

Tannenbaum D, Fox CR and Goldstein NJ. Partitioning menu items to nudge single-item choice. [pdf]

Tannenbaum D and Ditto PH. Information asymmetries in default options. [pdf]



Epley N and Tannenbaum D. (in press). Treating ethics as a design problem. Behavioral Science and Policy.

Hayakawa S, Tannenbaum D, Costa A, Corey J, and Keysar B. (in press). Thinking more or feeling less? Explaining the foreign language effect on moral judgment. Psychological Science.

Tannenbaum D, Fox CR and Ülkümen G. (2017). Judgment extremity and accuracy under epistemic versus aleatory uncertainty. Management Science, 63, 497-518. [pdf] [supplementary materials] [code and data]

Sah S, Tannenbaum D, Cleary H, Feldman Y, Glaser J, Lerman A, MacCoun R, Maguire E, Slovic P, Spellman B, Spohn C, and Winship C. (2016). Combating biased decision making and improving justice and equal treatment. Behavioral Science and Policy, 2, 78-87. [pdf]

Tierney et al. (2016). Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgment effects. Nature: Scientific Data, 3, article number: 160082. [pdf] [supplementary materials] [code and data]

Schweinsberg et al. (2016). The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 66, 55-67. [pdf] [supplementary materials] [code and data]

Tannenbaum D, Doctor JN, Persell SD, Friedberg MW, Meeker D, Friesema EM, Goldstein NJ, Linder JA, and Fox CR. (2015). Nudging physician prescription decisions by partitioning the order set: Results of a vignette-based study. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 30, 298-304. [pdf] [supplementary materials] [code and data]

Tannenbaum D, Valasek CJ, Knowles ED and Ditto PH (2013). Incentivizing wellness in the workplace: Sticks (not carrots) send stigmatizing signals. Psychological Science, 24, 1512-1522. [pdf] [supplementary materials] [code and data]

Uhlmann EL, Zhu L and Tannenbaum D (2013). When it takes a bad person to do the right thing. Cognition, 126, 326-334. [pdf]

Pizarro DA, Tannenbaum D and Uhlmann EL (2012). Mindless, harmless, and blameworthy. [commentary] Psychological Inquiry, 23, 185-188. [pdf]

Fox CR and Tannenbaum D (2011). The elusive search for stable risk preferences. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, article no. 298. [pdf]

Tannenbaum D, Uhlmann EL and Diermeier D (2011). Moral signals, public outrage, and immaterial harms. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 1249-1254. [pdf] [supplementary materials]

Pizarro DA and Tannenbaum D (2011). Bringing character back: How the motivation to evaluate character influences judgments of moral blame. In M Mikulincer and PR Shaver (Eds), The Social Psychology of Morality: Exploring the Causes of Good and Evil (pp. 91–108). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. [pdf]

Uhlmann EL, Poehlman TA, Tannenbaum D and Bargh JA (2011). Implicit Puritanism in American moral cognition. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 312-320. [pdf]

Uhlmann EL, Pizarro DA, Tannenbaum D and Ditto PH (2009). The motivated use of moral principles. Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 479-491. [pdf]

Ditto PH, Pizarro DA and Tannenbaum D (2009). Motivated moral reasoning. In DM Bartels, CW Bauman, LJ Skitka and DL Medin (Eds), Psychology of learning and motivation, Vol. 50: Moral judgment and decision making (pp. 307-338). San Diego, CA: Academic Press. [pdf]