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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 30 Jun 2015

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1 18,990 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 14,454 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 13,118 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 10,253 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 8,694 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 8,324 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 4,193 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 4,000 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
9 3,922 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
10 3,175 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 May 2015 through 30 Jun 2015

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1 387 Do People Like Nudges?
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 9 May 2015
Last Revised: 11 May 2015
2 315 Which Nudges Do People Like? A National Survey
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
3 138 The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation
Eric A. Posner
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
4 119 Facilitating Incomplete Contracts
Wendy Netter Epstein
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 20 May 2015
5 110 Personal Identity and the Phineas Gage Effect
Kevin Patrick Tobia
Yale University
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
6 96 Safe Harbors, Sure Shipwrecks
Susan C. Morse
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2015
7 91 Against Game Theory
Gale M. Lucas, Mathew D. McCubbins and Mark B. Turner
University of Southern California, Duke University and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
8 90 Corporate Behaviour: Enforcement, Support or Ethical Culture?
Christopher Hodges
University of Oxford - Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Date posted to database: 28 Apr 2015
Last Revised: 29 Apr 2015
9 90 American Punitiveness and Mass Incarceration: Psychological Perspectives on Retributive and Consequentialist Responses to Crime
Mark R. Fondacaro, J.D., Ph.D. and Megan O'Toole
John Jay College - CUNY and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2015
10 83 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Quest for Consumer Comprehension
Lauren E. Willis
Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Date posted to database: 17 May 2015
Last Revised: 17 May 2015





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