Research

Peer-Reviewed Publications and Working Papers

Robinson, C. D., Gallus, J., Lee, M. G., & Rogers, T. (Working Paper). The Demotivating Effect (and Unintended Message) of Retrospective Awards.

Gehlbach, H., Robinson, C. D., & Vriesema, C. C. (Working Paper). Leveraging cognitive consistency to nudge conservative climate change beliefs.

Robinson, C. D., Scott, W., & Gottfried, M. (Conditionally accepted). Taking it to the next level: A field experiment to improve instructor-student relationships in college.

Robinson, C. D., Lee, M. G., Dearing, E., & Rogers, T. (2018). Reducing student absenteeism in the early grades by targeting parental beliefs. American Educational Research Journal. doi:10.3102/0002831218772274

Robinson, C.D., Pons, G., Duckworth, A. L., & Rogers, T. (2018). Some middle school students want behavioral commitment devices (But take-up does not affect their behavior). Frontiers in Psychology, 9(206). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00206

Gehlbach, H. & Robinson, C. D. (2017). Mitigating illusory results through pre-registration in education. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. doi:10.1080/19345747.2017.1387950

Gehlbach, H., Robinson, C. D., Finefter-Rosenbluh, I., Benshoof, C., & Schneider, J. (2017). Questionnaires as interventions: can taking a survey increase teachers’ openness to student feedback surveys? Educational Psychology, 1-18. doi:10.1080/01443410.2017.1349876

Robinson, C. D., Yeomans, M., Hulleman, C., & Gehlbach, H. (2016). Forecasting student achievement: The potential of natural language processing. In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, 383-387. ACM. doi:10.1145/2883851.2883932

Book Chapters

Ruggeri, K., Hlavova, R., Andersen, T. L., Evans, H., Mareva, S., & Robinson, C. D. (2019). Education. In K. Ruggeri (Ed.), Behavioral Insights for Public Policy: Concepts and Cases (pp. 131-155). New York, NY: Routledge.

Gehlbach, H. & Robinson, C. D. (2016). Commentary: The Foundational Role of Teacher-Student Relationships. In K. Wentzel & G. Ramani (Eds.) Social Influences on Social-Emotional, Motivation, and Cognitive Outcomes in School Contexts (pp. 230-238). United Kingdom: Informa.

Policy Briefs

Gehlbach, H. & Robinson, C. D. (2016, August 3). Creating birds of a feather: The potential of similarity to connect teachers and students. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute.