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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 4 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 34,051 Conspiracy Theories
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Jan 2008
Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
2 23,135 The Dishonesty of Honest People: A Theory of Self-Concept Maintenance
Nina Mazar, On Amir and Dan Ariely
University of Toronto - Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
Date posted to database: 12 Apr 2007
Last Revised: 8 Apr 2011
3 13,203 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 10,800 Drugged Out: How Cognitive Bias Hurts Drug Innovation
Cynthia M. Ho
Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2014
5 10,320 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
6 8,391 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 6,173 Cultural Cognition as a Conception of the Cultural Theory of Risk
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Apr 2008
Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
8 4,014 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 3,736 In God's Shadow: Unveiling the Hidden World of Victims of Domestic Violence in Observant Religious Communities
Michal Gilad
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Oct 2013
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2014
10 4,454 Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership
David C. Yamada
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 20 May 2009

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
5 Jun 2015 through 4 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 379 'Frightening and High': The Frightening Sloppiness of the High Court's Sex Crime Statistics
Ira Mark Ellman and Tara Ellman
Arizona State University College of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 9 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
2 268 Can Americans Resist Surveillance?
Ryan Calo
University of Washington - School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
3 201 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
4 138 Sexuality and Incapacity
Alexander A. Boni-Saenz
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
5 94 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
6 93 A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots'
Michael A. Clemente
Yale University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
7 91 Overcoming the Knowledge Problem in Behavioral Law and Economics: Uncertainty, Decision Theory, and Autonomy
Philipp Hacker
Humboldt University of Berlin
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
8 73 The Potential Use of Visual Packaging Elements as Nudges - an Analysis on the Example of the EU Health Claims Regime
Kai Purnhagen, Erica van Herpen and Ellen van Kleef
Wageningen University and Research Center (WUR) - Law and Governance Group, Wageningen UR and Wageningen UR
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
9 68 Reclaiming the Importance of the Defendant’s Testimony
Anna Roberts
Seattle University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 26 Jun 2015
10 66 Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law
Robin Bradley Kar and John Lindo
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Chicago Department of Human Genetics
Date posted to database: 14 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015

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