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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 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 19,235 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 15,730 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 14,942 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 11,913 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 9,795 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 9,356 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 - 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 4,957 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
8 4,880 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 4,243 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 3,623 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
31 May 2016 through 30 Jul 2016

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 482 Nudges That Fail
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2016
2 371 Lawyers for Legal Ghosts: The Legality and Ethics of Representing Persons Subject to Guardianship
Nina A. Kohn and Catheryn Koss
Syracuse University - College of Law and University of Kansas - Gerontology Center
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2016
3 116 Optimal Defaults in Consumer Markets
Oren Bar-Gill and Omri Ben-Shahar
Harvard Law School and University of Chicago Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 14 Jul 2016
4 69 Social Environment Shapes the Speed of Cooperation
Akihiro Nishi, Nicholas A. Christakis, Anthony M. Evans, Alistair J O'Malley and David G. Rand
Yale University, Yale University - Yale, Tilburg University, Dartmouth College and Yale University
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
5 62 Economic Analysis of Law, or Economically-Informed Legal Research
Albert Sanchez-Graells
University of Bristol Law School
Date posted to database: 24 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
6 55 Sexual Advance Directives
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
7 50 The Behaviour of the Average Consumer: A Little Less Normativity and a Little More Reality In CJEU's Case Law? Reflections on Teekanne
Hanna Schebesta and Kai P. Purnhagen
Wageningen UR - Law and Governance Group and Wageningen UR - Law and Governance Group
Date posted to database: 8 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2016
8 48 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 Jul 2016
9 48 Beyond Jurisprudence
Alan Calnan
Southwestern Law School
Date posted to database: 8 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
10 46 Enforceability TBD: From Status to Contract in Intellectual Property Law
Orly Lobel
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2016





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