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Patrick Heck

Research Psychologist

Professional experience

  • Research Psychologist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Research Scientist, Geisinger Health System
  • Lecturer, Princeton University
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University

Education

  • Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Brown University
  • Sc.M. in Experimental Psychology, Brown University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Willamette University

Select Publications

Publication Date

2020

Citation Information

Heck, P.R., Watts, D., Chabris, C.F., & Meyer, M.N. (2020). Objecting to experiments even while approving of the policies or treatments they compare. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 117, 18948-18950.

https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2009030117 .

Publication Date

2019

Citation Information

Meyer, M.N., Heck, P.R., Holtzman, G.S., Anderson, S.A., Cai, W., Watts, D., Chabris, C.F. (2019). Objecting to experiments that compare two unobjectionable policies or treatments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116, 10723-10728. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1820701116

Publication Date

2018

Citation Information

Heck, P.R., Simons, D.J., & Chabris, C.F. (2018). 65% of Americans believe they are above average in intelligence: Results of two nationally representative surveys. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200103

Publication Date

2018

Citation Information

Krueger, J.I., Heck, P.R., Evans, A.M., DiDonato, T. (2020). Social game theory: Choices, expectations, and perceptions. European Review of Social Psychology, 31, 222-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/10463283.2020.1778249 .

Publication Date

2019

Citation Information

Heck, P.R., & Meyer, M.N. (2019). Information avoidance in genetic health: Perceptions, norms, and preferences. Social Cognition, 37, 266-293, https://doi.org/10.1521/soco.2019.37.3.266

Publication Date

2018

Citation Information

Krueger, J.I., Heck, P.R.* (2019). Putting the p value in its place. The American Statistician. 73:sup1, 122-128. doi: 10.1080/00031305.2018.1470033.