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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 31 Jul 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 18,713 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 13,928 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 10,618 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 9,100 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 7,711 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 6,726 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 3,770 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 3,401 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
9 2,539 Tiger Cub Strikes Back: Memoirs of an Ex-Child Prodigy About Legal Education and Parenting
Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 12 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 19 Nov 2012
10 2,899 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 Jun 2014 through 31 Jul 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,270 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
2 192 A Psychological Account of Consent to Fine Print
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2014
3 102 Behavioural Sciences in Practice: Lessons for EU Policymakers
Fabiana Di Porto and Nicoletta Rangone
University of Salento - Department of Economic Sciences and Politecnico of Milan
Date posted to database: 31 May 2014
Last Revised: 9 Jun 2014
4 77 Authority, Ignorance, and the Guilty Mind
Stephen P. Garvey
Cornell Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
5 64 Valuing National Security: Climate Change, the Military, and Society
Sarah E. Light
University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Date posted to database: 29 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
6 63 Cognitive Psychology, Commonsense Morality, and the Law
Eyal Zamir
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 29 May 2014
Last Revised: 29 May 2014
7 56 Behavioral Trade-Offs
Yuval Feldman and Orly Lobel
Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 May 2014
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2014
8 55 Racial Classification and Ascriptive Injury
Paul A. Gowder
University of Iowa - College of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2014
9 54 Criminal Law at the Crossroads: Turn to Accuracy
Dan Simon
USC Gould School of Law, USC Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
10 46 Coordinated Punishment Does Not Proliferate When Defectors Can Also Punish Cooperators
Collin M. McCabe and David G. Rand
Harvard University - Department of Human Evolutionary Biology and Yale University
Date posted to database: 12 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014





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