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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 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 19,244 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 15,868 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
3 14,961 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
4 11,961 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 9,874 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
6 9,391 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, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford University - 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
7 4,995 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 4,915 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 4,254 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 3,662 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
2 Jul 2016 through 31 Aug 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 682 Nudges That Fail
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
2 523 Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing
Dan M. Kahan, Asheley R Landrum, Katie Carpenter, Laura Helft and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Yale University - Law School, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Tangled Bank Studios and University of Pennsylvania
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
3 247 Sexual Advance Directives
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
4 225 Can Nudges Be Transparent and Yet Effective?
Hendrik Bruns, Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko, Katharina Klement, Marijane Luistro Jonsson and Bilel Rahali
University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Jena, Stockholm School of Economics and University of Grenoble
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
5 188 Cognitive Emotion and the Law
Harold Anthony Lloyd
Wake Forest University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
6 173 Moralizing Nietzsche's Moral Psychology: The Case of Katsafanas
Brian Leiter
University of Chicago
Date posted to database: 14 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 15 Aug 2016
7 104 A Note on the Perverse Effects of Actively Open-Minded Thinking on Climate-change Polarization
Dan M. Kahan and Jonathan Corbin
Yale University - Law School and University of Richmond
Date posted to database: 11 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 13 Aug 2016
8 62 Beyond Jurisprudence
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 14 Aug 2016
9 55 The Interpretation of DNA Evidence: A Case Study in Probabilities
David H. Kaye
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
Date posted to database: 27 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 23 Aug 2016
10 51 Whren's Flawed Assumptions Regarding Race, History, and Unconscious Bias
William M. Carter
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016





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