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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Aug 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 31,895 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 22,700 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 10,799 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 10,703 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 9,199 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 6,797 Social Privacy in Networked Publics: Teens’ Attitudes, Practices, and Strategies
danah boyd and Alice E. Marwick
Microsoft Research and Fordham University, Communication and Media Studies
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2011
Last Revised: 3 Jan 2013
7 5,416 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 3,869 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 3,298 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 2,915 Historical Simulations - Motivational, Ethical and Legal Issues
Peter Jenkins
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Sep 2006
Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Jun 2014 through 21 Aug 2014

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 2,419 Climate Science Communication and the Measurement Problem
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
2 130 The Young and the Helpless: Re-Defining the Term 'Child Victim of Crime'
Michal Gilad
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 9 Aug 2014
3 118 Morse, Mind, and Mental Causation
Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson
University of Alabama School of Law and European University Institute
Date posted to database: 17 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
4 83 Neuroscience and the Exaggerated Death of Responsibility
Manuel Vargas
University of San Francisco - School of Law
Date posted to database: 14 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 2 Aug 2014
5 76 Criminal Law at the Crossroads: Turn to Accuracy
Dan Simon
USC Gould School of Law, USC Department of Psychology
Date posted to database: 28 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
6 65 Behavioral Economics and Social Policy: Designing Innovative Solutions for Programs Supported by the Administration for Children and Families
Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Caitlin Anzelone, Nadine Dechausay, Saugato Datta, Alexandra Fiorillo, Louis Potok, Matthew Darling and John Balz
MDRC, MDRC, MDRC, ideas42, ideas42, ideas42, ideas42 and ideas42
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2014
7 58 The Just World
Dimitry Kochenov
University of Groningen - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2014
8 55 Testing Tribe's Triangle: Juries, Hearsay, and Psychological Distance
Justin Sevier
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 5 Jul 2014
9 54 Eliminating Mental Disability as a Legal Criterion in Deprivation of Liberty Cases: The Impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability on the Insanity Defense, Civil Commitment, and Competency Law
Christopher Slobogin
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 7 Aug 2014
10 52 Harnessing Reciprocity to Promote Cooperation and the Provisioning of Public Goods
David G. Rand, Erez Yoeli and Moshe Hoffman
Yale University, Harvard University - Program for Evolutionary Dynamics and Harvard University - Program for Evolutionary Dynamics
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014





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