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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 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 18,855 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 14,177 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 12,028 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 9,536 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 8,140 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 7,453 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 3,864 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 3,748 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 3,021 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 2,922 Climate Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 14 Dec 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
20 Oct 2014 through 19 Dec 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 615 The Ethics of Nudging
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
2 333 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
3 172 Laws of Cognition and the Cognition of Law
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 6 Dec 2014
4 158 Regulating Fear: The Case of Ebola in the United States
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
5 135 Law's Evolution and Human Understanding
Laurence Claus
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2014
6 134 The Death Penalty: Should the Judge or the Jury Decide Who Dies?
Valerie P. Hans, John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Sheri Lynn Johnson, Caisa E. Royer and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell Law School, Cornell University - Law School, Cornell University, Cornell Law School, Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
7 130 Regulating for Rationality
Alan Schwartz
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
8 90 Rethinking Nudges
Philippe Mongin and Mikaël Cozic
HEC Paris (Groupe HEC) - Economics & Decision Sciences and Université Paris-Est Créteil
Date posted to database: 25 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
9 84 Behaviorally Informed Health Policy? Patient Autonomy, Active Choosing, and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
10 82 Energy Partisanship
Hari M. Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and Melbourne Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2014





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