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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 28 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 18,875 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 14,218 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 12,176 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 9,620 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 8,235 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 7,590 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Data & Society and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 3,928 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 3,846 Digital Market Manipulation
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2013
Last Revised: 5 Oct 2014
9 3,050 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
10 3,034 Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Nov 2014 through 28 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 878 The Ethics of Nudging
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
2 250 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
3 158 Nudging and Choice Architecture: Ethical Considerations
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
4 157 Law's Evolution and Human Understanding
Laurence Claus
University of San Diego School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 1 Dec 2014
5 124 Behaviorally Informed Health Policy? Patient Autonomy, Active Choosing, and Paternalism
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
6 123 Rethinking Nudges
Philippe Mongin and Mikaël Cozic
HEC Paris (Groupe HEC) - Economics & Decision Sciences and Université Paris-Est Créteil
Date posted to database: 25 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
7 80 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: 21 Jan 2015
8 60 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: 5 Jan 2015
9 50 The Rhetoric of War: Words, Conflict and Categorization Post-9/11
Oren Gross and Fionnuala D. Ni Aolain
University of Minnesota Law School and University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
10 47 A Means-Methods Paradox and the Legality of Drone Strikes in Armed Conflict
Craig Martin
Washburn University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 14 Jan 2015





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