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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 27 Feb 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 18,896 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 14,289 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 12,321 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 9,807 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 8,390 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 7,776 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 3,954 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 3,940 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 3,392 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
10 3,077 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
29 Dec 2014 through 27 Feb 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 348 Normativity: The Place of Reasoning
Joseph Raz
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jan 2015
2 322 Nudging and Choice Architecture: Ethical Considerations
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
3 157 The Emergence of Law and Behavioural Science: A European Perspective
Anne-Lise Sibony and Alberto Alemanno
Université de Liège and HEC Paris
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
4 126 The Conforming Effect: First Amendment Implications of Surveillance, Beyond Chilling Speech
Margot E. Kaminski and Shane Witnov
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Practicing attorney in California
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
5 84 Rethinking Intent and Impact: Some Behavioral Realism About Equal Protection
Jerry Kang
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2015
6 79 Behavioral Public Choice: The Behavioral Paradox of Government Policy
W. Kip Viscusi and Ted Gayer
Vanderbilt University - Law School and Brookings Institution
Date posted to database: 4 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 4 Feb 2015
7 75 Continuous Auditing's Effectiveness as a Fraud Deterrent
George Gonzalez and Vicky B. Hoffman
University of Lethbridge and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 12 Jan 2015
8 75 Happiness 101 for Legal Scholars: Applying Happiness Research to Legal Policy, Ethics, Mindfulness, Negotiations, Legal Education, and Legal Practice
Peter H. Huang
University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
9 75 The Rule of Probabilities: A Practical Approach for Applying Bayes' Rule to the Analysis of DNA Evidence
Ian Ayres and Barry J. Nalebuff
Yale University - Yale Law School and Yale University - Yale School of Management
Date posted to database: 14 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015
10 65 The Law of Police
Richard H. McAdams, Dhammika Dharmapala and Nuno M. Garoupa
University of Chicago Law School, University of Chicago Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2015





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