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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 25 Oct 2014

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1 18,824 Underwater and Not Walking Away: Shame, Fear and the Social Management of the Housing Crisis
Brent T. White
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Oct 2009
Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
2 14,106 The Storrs Lectures: Behavioral Economics and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Dec 2012
Last Revised: 8 Dec 2012
3 11,644 Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government
Dan M. Kahan, Ellen Peters, Erica Cantrell Dawson and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
Date posted to database: 8 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
4 9,373 Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Feb 2010
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
5 7,974 The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change
Dan M. Kahan, Maggie Wittlin, Ellen Peters, Paul Slovic, Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, Columbia University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2011
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
6 7,148 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Microsoft Research and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 3,833 Warning: Physics Envy May be Hazardous to Your Wealth!
Andrew W. Lo and Mark T. Mueller
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Theoretical Physics
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 15 Mar 2010
8 3,644 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 2,968 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
10 2,698 Climate Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
26 Aug 2014 through 25 Oct 2014

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1 191 Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission
Owen D. Jones, Richard J. Bonnie, BJ Casey, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Read Montague, Stephen Morse, Marcus E. Raichle, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson, Anthony D. Wagner and Gideon Yaffe
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Virginia - School of Law, Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Northwestern University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Psychology and Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 31 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
2 122 Confronting Cognitive 'Anchoring Effect' and 'Blind Spot' Biases in Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution for Reforming a Fundamental Flaw
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Date posted to database: 1 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 9 Oct 2014
3 118 Reflective Practice in Legal Education: The Stages of Reflection
Timothy Casey
California Western School of Law
Date posted to database: 28 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 28 Aug 2014
4 116 The Psychic Cost of Tax Evasion
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 23 Sep 2014
5 104 Behavioral Economics and Tort Law
Yoed Halbersberg and Ehud Guttel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - i-Core Center for Empirical Studies of Decision Making and the Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 17 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2014
6 97 An Information Theory of Copyright Law
Jeanne C. Fromer
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
7 90 Judicial Overstating
Dan Simon and Nicholas Scurich
USC Gould School of Law, USC Department of Psychology and University of California, Irvine
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
8 82 Why Behavioral Economics Isn't Better, and How it Could Be
Owen D. Jones
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Date posted to database: 17 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 18 Oct 2014
9 79 Moore on Causation and Responsibility: Metaphysics or Intuition?
Richard W. Wright
Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
10 74 Performance-Based Consumer Law
Lauren E. Willis
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 24 Aug 2014
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2014





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