• Assistant Professor, Management Department


  • Tenney, E. R., Meikle, N. L., Hunsaker, D., Moore, D. A., & Anderson, C. (2019). Is overconfidence a social liability? The effect of verbal versus nonverbal expressions of confidence. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Published, 03/2019.
  • Tenney, E. R., Meikle, N. L., & Hunsaker, D. (2018). When overconfidence is an asset, and when it’s a liability: It depends on how you express it. Harvard Business Review. Practice - other, Published, 12/11/2018.
  • Moore, D. A., Swift, S. A., Minster, A., Mellers, B., Ungar, L., Tetlock, P., Yang, H. H. J., & Tenney, E. R. (2017). Confidence calibration in a multi-year geopolitical forecasting competition. Management Science. Vol. 63, 3552-3565. Published, 11/2017.
  • Tenney, E. R., Poole, J. M., & Diener, E. (2016). Does positivity enhance work performance?: Why, when, and what we don’t know. (pp. 27-46). Vol. 36, Research in Organizational Behavior. Published, 12/2016.
  • Meikle, N. L., Tenney, E. R., & Moore, D. A. (2016). Overconfidence at work: Does overconfidence survive the checks and balances of organizational life?. (pp. 121-134). Vol. 36, Research in Organizational Behavior. Published, 12/2016.
  • Moore, D. A., Tenney, E. R., & Haran, U. (2016). Overprecision in judgment. (pp. 182-209). Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making. Published, 02/2016.
  • Tenney, E. R., Logg, J. M., & Moore, D. A. (2015). (Too) optimistic about optimism: The belief that optimism improves performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Vol. 108, 377-399. Published, 05/2015.
  • Gilbert, E. A., Tenney, E. R., Holland, C. R., & Spellman, B. A. (2015). Counterfactuals, control, and causation: Why knowledgeable people get blamed more. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Vol. 41, 643-658. Published, 05/2015.
  • Tenney, E. R., Vazire, S., & Mehl, M. R. (2013). This examined life: The upside of self-knowledge for interpersonal relationships. PLoS ONE. Vol. 8, e69605. Published, 07/2013.
  • Moore, D. A., & Tenney, E. R. (2012). Cheaper and better: Why scientific advancement demands the move to open access publishing. (pp. 285-286). Vol. 23 Psychological Inquiry. Published, 09/2012.
  • Moore, D. A., & Tenney, E. R. (2012). Time pressure, performance, and productivity. (pp. 305-326). Vol. 15 In M. A. Neale, & E. A. Mannix (Eds.), Looking Back, Moving Forward: A Review of Group and Team-Based Research (Research on Managing Groups and Teams) Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Published, 02/2012.
  • Lun, J., Oishi, S., & Tenney, E. R. (2012). Residential mobility moderates preferences for egalitarian versus loyal helpers. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Vol. 48, 291-297. Published, 01/2012.
  • Tenney, E. R., & Spellman, B. A. (2011). Complex social consequences of self-knowledge. Social Psychological and Personality Science. Vol. 2, 343-350. Published, 07/2011.
  • Tenney, E. R., Small, J. E., Kondrad, R. L., Jaswal, V. K., & Spellman, B. A. (2011). Accuracy, confidence, and calibration: How young children and adults assess credibility. Developmental Psychology. Vol. 47, 1065-1077. Published, 07/2011.
  • Spellman, B. A., Tenney, E. R., & Scalia, M. J. (2010). Relying on other people's metamemory. (pp. 387-407). In A. S. Benjamin (Ed.), Successful remembering and successful forgetting: A festschrift in honor of Robert A. Bjork. London: Psychology Press. Published, 11/2010.
  • Nosek, B. A., Graham, J., Lindner, N. M., Kesebir, S., Hawkins, C. B., Hahn, C., Schmidt, K., Motyl, M., Joy-Gaba, J., Frazier, R., & Tenney, E. R. (2010). Cumulative and career-stage citation impact of social-personality programs and their members. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Vol. 36, 1283-1300. Published, 09/2010.
  • Spellman, B. A., & Tenney, E. R. (2010). Credible testimony in and out of court. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Vol. 17, 168-173. Published, 04/2010.
  • Tenney, E. R., Turkheimer, E., & Oltmanns, T. F. (2009). Being liked is more than having a good personality: The role of matching. Journal of Research in Personality. Vol. 43, 579-585. Published, 08/2009.
  • Tenney, E. R., Cleary, H. M. D., & Spellman, B. A. (2009). "This other dude did it!": A test of the alternative explanation defense. The Jury Expert. Vol. 21, 37-42. Published, 07/2009.
  • Tenney, E. R., Cleary, H. M. D., & Spellman, B. A. (2009). Unpacking the doubt in "Beyond a reasonable doubt:" Plausible alternative stories increase not guilty verdicts. Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Vol. 31, 1-8. Published, 02/2009.
  • Tenney, E. R., Spellman, B. A., & MacCoun, R. J. (2008). The benefits of knowing what you know (and what you don’t): How calibration affects credibility. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Vol. 44, 1368–1375. Published, 09/2008.
  • Tenney, E. R., MacCoun, R. J., Spellman, B. A., & Hastie, R. (2007). Calibration trumps confidence as a basis for witness credibility. Psychological Science. Vol. 18, 46-50. Published, 01/2007.