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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 33,151 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 22,945 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 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 10,779 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 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
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 5,779 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 4,171 Workplace Bullying and Ethical Leadership
David C. Yamada
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 17 Nov 2008
Last Revised: 20 May 2009
9 3,443 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 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
29 Dec 2014 through 27 Feb 2015

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1 180 The Zombie Lawyer Apocalypse
Peter H. Huang and Corie Lynn Rosen
University of Colorado Law School and University of Colorado Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
2 157 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
3 126 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
4 115 Back to the Future: The Influence of Criminal History on Risk Assessment
Melissa Hamilton
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 27 Jan 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jan 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 84 When Faith Falls Short: Bankruptcy Decisions of Churches
Pamela Foohey
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
7 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
8 78 Moving Forward on Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence: An Ongoing Process to Facilitate the Therapeutic Design and Application of the Law
David B. Wexler
University of Puerto Rico - School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2015
Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
9 77 Emotion, Authority, and Death: (Raced) Negotiations in Mock Capital Jury Deliberations
Mona Lynch and Craig Haney
University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
10 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





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