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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Sep 2016

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1 36,718 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 23,593 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 16,043 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 12,015 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 10,880 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
6 9,980 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 7,213 Nudging: A Very Short Guide
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Sep 2014
Last Revised: 11 Oct 2015
8 6,858 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
9 5,167 Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership
David C. Yamada
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 20 May 2009
10 4,971 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
31 Jul 2016 through 29 Sep 2016

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1 818 Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing
Dan M. Kahan, Asheley R Landrum, Katie Carpenter, Laura Helft and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Yale University - Law School, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Tangled Bank Studios and University of Pennsylvania
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
2 722 How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News
Cass R. Sunstein, Sebastian Bobadilla-Suarez, Stephanie C. Lazzaro and Tali Sharot
Harvard Law School, Affective Brain Lab, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London, University College London - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and University College London - Affective Brain Lab, Department of Experimental Psychology
Date posted to database: 2 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 2 Sep 2016
3 312 Can Nudges Be Transparent and Yet Effective?
Hendrik Bruns, Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko, Katharina Klement, Marijane Luistro Jonsson and Bilel Rahali
University of Hamburg - School of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Jena, Stockholm School of Economics and University of Grenoble
Date posted to database: 1 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
4 210 Cognitive Emotion and the Law
Harold Anthony Lloyd
Wake Forest University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 1 Sep 2016
5 190 Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment
Matthew R. Ginther, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Francis X. Shen, Kenneth W. Simons, Owen D. Jones and Rene Marois
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, University of Minnesota Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Date posted to database: 9 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 27 Sep 2016
6 188 Invisible Inequality: The Two Americas of Military Sacrifice
Douglas L. Kriner and Francis X. Shen
Boston University - Department of Political Science and University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016
7 122 Is Privacy Policy Language Irrelevant to Consumers?
Lior Strahilevitz and Matthew B. Kugler
University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
8 115 Implementation and Effectiveness of Connecticut's Risk-Based Gun Removal Law: Does it Prevent Suicides?
Jeffrey W. Swanson, Michael Norko, Hsiu-Ju Lin, Kelly Alanis-Hirsch, Linda Frisman, Madelon Baranoski, Michele Easter, Allison G. Robertson, Marvin Swartz and Richard J. Bonnie
Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut - School of Social Work, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Connecticut - School of Social Work, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and University of Virginia - School of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2016
Last Revised: 1 Sep 2016
9 113 Portmanteau Ascendant: Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism
J.J. Prescott
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Aug 2016
Last Revised: 29 Sep 2016
10 103 The Place for Neuroscience in Criminal Law
Deborah W. Denno
Fordham University School of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2016





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