Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Open Science Collaboration (2015). Estimating the Reproducibility of Psychological Science. Science, 349(6251).

Bouwmeester, S., Verkoeijen, P. P. J. L., Aczel, B., Barbosa, F., Bègue, L., Brañas-Garza, P., Chmura, T.G.H., Cornelissen, G., Døssing, F.S., Espín, A.M., Evans, A.M., Ferreira-Santos, F., Fiedler, S., Flegr, J., Ghaffari, M., Glöckner, A., Goeschl, T., Guo, L., Hauser, O.P.,… Wollbrant, C.E. (2017). Registered Replication Report: Rand, Greene, and Nowak (2012). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12(3), 527–542.

Rahal, R.-M. (2018). The Fire Burns Within: Individual Motivations for Self-Sacrifice. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41. – manuscript here

Rahal, R.-M. & Fiedler, S. (2019). Understanding cognitive and affective mechanisms in social psychology through eye-tracking. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 85. – manuscript here

Rahal, R.-M., Fiedler, S. & De Dreu, C. K. W. (2020). Prosocial Preferences Condition Decision Effort and Ingroup Biased Generosity in Intergroup Decision-Making. Scientific Reports, 10.

Wang, K., Goldenberg, A., Dorison, C., Miller, J. K., PhD, Uusberg, A., Lerner, J. S. … & Noone, C. (2021). A Multi-Country Test of Brief Reappraisal Interventions on Emotions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Nature Human Behaviour, 5, 1089-1110.

Wanders, F., Homan, A.C., van Vianen, A.E.M., Rahal, R.-M., & van Kleef, G.A. (2021). How Norm Violators Rise and Fall in the Eyes of Others: The Role of Sanctions. PLOS ONE, 16(7), e0254574. 

Tierney, W., Hardy, J.H., III., Ebersole, C., Viganola, D., Clemente, E., Gordon, M., Hoogeveen, S., Have, J., Dreber, A., Johannesson, M., Pfeiffer, T., Huang, J.L., Vaughn, L.A., DeMarree, K., Igou, E.R., Chapman, H., Gantman, A., Wylie, J., Storbeck, J. … Uhlmann, E.L.(2021). A Creative Destruction Approach to Replication: Implicit Work and Sex Morality across Cultures. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 93, 104060. [Member of forecasting collaboration]

Tierney, W., Hardy, J. H., III., Ebersole, C., Leavitt, K., Viganola, D., Clemente, E., Gordon,M., Dreber, A.A., Johannesson, M., Pfeiffer, T., Hiring Decisions Forecasting Collaboration & Uhlmann, E. L. (2021). Creative destruction in science. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 161, 291-309. [Member of forecasting collaboration]

Rahal, R.-M. & Fiedler, S. (2022). Cognitive and Affective Processes of Prosociality. Current Opinion in Psychology, 44, 309-314. – manuscript here

Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Collaboration. (2022). A Global Experiment on Motivating Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic. PNAS, 199(22)e2111091119.

Dorison, C.A., Coles, N.A., Heller, B.H., Rothman, A.J., Kawachi, I.I., Wang, K., Rees, V.W., Gill, B.P., Gibbs, N., Ebersole, C.R., Vally, Z., Tajchman, Z., Zsido, A.N., Zrimsek, M., Chen, Z., Ziano, I., Gialitaki, Z., Ceary, C.D., Jang, Y. … & Coles, N.A. (2022). In COVID-19 health messaging, loss framing increases anxiety with little-to-no concomitant benefits: Experimental evidence from 84 countries. Affective Science.

Delios, A., Clemente, E., Wu, T., Tan, H., Wang, Y., Gordon, M., Viganola, D., Chen, Z., Dreber, A., Johannesson, M., Pfeiffer, T., Generalizability Tests Forecasting Collaboration & Uhlmann, E.L. (2022). Examining the context sensitivity of research findings from archival data. PNAS, 199(30e2120377119). [Member of forecasting collaboration]

Rahal, R.-M., Fiedler, S., Adetula, A., Berntsson R.P.-A., Dirnagl, U., Feld, G.B., Fiebach, C.J., Himi, S.A., Horner, A.J., Lonsdorf, T.B., Schönbrodt, F., Silan, M.A.A., Wenzler, M. & Azvedo, F. (2023). Good working conditions are needed to foster research quality. Nature Human Behaviour.  – manuscript here


Rahal, R.-M. (2018). Cognitive Processes in Social and Moral Decision Making. Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Book Chapters

Rahal, R.-M. & van Beest, I. (2022). Social Change: Conflict and Competition. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Psychology in the Real World.

Engel, C. & Rahal, R.-M. (submitted). Eye-Tracking as a Method for Legal Research. The Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Jurisprudence.

Work in Progress

Rahal, R.-M. & Engel, C. (in preparation). What the Judge Argues is Not What the Judge Thinks: Eye Tracking Evidence about the Normative Weight of Conflicting Concerns in a Torts Case. Preprint on SSRN.

Rahal, R-M., Hoeft, L. & Fiedler, S. (in preparation). Eyes on Morals: Investigating the Cognitive Processes Underlying Moral Decision Making via Eye Tracking.

Rahal, R.-M., Fiedler, S. & De Dreu, C. K. W. (in preparation). Staying Blind to Stay Fair: To Avoid Ingroup Favoritism, Decision Makers Avoid Information about Group Membership.

Other Work

Robert Koch Institute (2020). Sicherer feiern: 8 einfache Tipps für die Feiertage (Celebrating more Safely: 8 Simple Tips for the Holidays).

Rahal, R.-M. (2020). Open Education Mirrors the Open Science Reform Movement. OER & Beyond.

Rahal, R.-M. (2020). Batch Payment for Incentivized Experiments. GitHub. [R Code]

Steinhardt, I., Fischer, C., Heimstädt, M., Hirsbrunner, S. D., Ikiz-Akıncı, D., Kressin, L., Kretzer, S., Möllenkamp, A., Porzelt, M. Rahal, R.-M., Schimmler, S., Wilke, R. & Wünsche, H. (2020). Das Öffnen und Teilen von Daten qualitativer Forschung: eine Handreichung. (Opening up and sharing data from qualitative research: A primer) Weizenbaum Series, 6.

Rahal, R.-M. & Heycke, T. (2020). Hoarding in science, no thanks. InMind.

Rahal, R.-M., Fischer, C. & Behrens, S. (2019). Next Generation Researchers and Open Science at the University. Generation R. 

Rahal, R.-M. & van Beest, I. (2019). Thermal Imaging in Social Decision Making. Literature Collection. Science Open.

Rahal, R.-M. & Havemann, J. (2019). Science in Crisis. Is Open Science the Solution? MetaArXiv.