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Law, Cognition, & Decisionmaking eJournal

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2 Jan 1997 through 30 Aug 2015

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1 19,016 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: 9 May 2015
2 14,527 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 13,488 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 10,380 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 8,807 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 University, 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 8,464 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society Research Institute and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 4,295 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 4,073 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
9 4,031 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
10 3,241 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Jul 2015 through 30 Aug 2015

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1 299 A Behavioral Contract Theory Perspective on Retirement Savings
Ryan Bubb, Patrick Corrigan and Patrick L. Warren
New York University School of Law, New York University School of Law and Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
2 240 Does Active Choosing Promote Green Energy Use? Experimental Evidence
Simon Hedlin and Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard University, Students and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
3 178 Sexuality and Incapacity
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
4 124 Overcoming the Knowledge Problem in Behavioral Law and Economics: Uncertainty, Decision Theory, and Autonomy
Philipp Hacker
Humboldt University of Berlin
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2015
5 99 Empowering People to Choose Wisely via Mindfulness and Thinking Tools
Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 9 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
6 96 Trial by Traditional Probability, Relative Plausibility, or Belief Function?
Kevin M. Clermont
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 3 Aug 2015
7 94 The Behavioral Economic Case for Paternalistic Workplace Retirement Plans
Paul M. Secunda
Marquette University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
8 75 Contract Design and the Shading Problem
Robert E. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2015
9 74 Introduction to the Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law
Eyal Zamir and Doron Teichman
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
10 69 Using Advertisements to Diagnose Behavioral Market Failure
Jim Hawkins
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 8 Aug 2015





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