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

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 32,703 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 22,860 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 12,036 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 10,764 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 9,538 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 7,454 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 5,631 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 4,081 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 3,362 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 3,023 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

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

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 628 The Ethics of Nudging
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
2 286 Uncivil Obedience
Jessica Bulman-Pozen and David Pozen
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
3 172 Laws of Cognition and the Cognition of Law
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 30 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 6 Dec 2014
4 158 Regulating Fear: The Case of Ebola in the United States
Arden Rowell
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
5 134 The Death Penalty: Should the Judge or the Jury Decide Who Dies?
Valerie P. Hans, John H. Blume, Theodore Eisenberg, Amelia Courtney Hritz, Sheri Lynn Johnson, Caisa E. Royer and Martin T. Wells
Cornell University - School of Law, Cornell Law School, Cornell University - Law School, Cornell University, Cornell Law School, Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2014
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
6 131 Regulating for Rationality
Alan Schwartz
Yale Law School
Date posted to database: 7 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 5 Dec 2014
7 125 Stereotype Threat and Law Librarianship
Ronald E. Wheeler
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
8 123 'I Expected It to Happen/I Knew He'd Lost Control': The Impact of PTSD on Criminal Sentencing after the Promulgation of DSM-5
Michael L. Perlin
New York Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
9 84 Beyond Homo Economicus: The Prosocial Brain & The Charitable Tax Deduction
Ryan S. Keller
University of Cambridge
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 5 Nov 2014
10 82 Energy Partisanship
Hari M. Osofsky and Jacqueline Peel
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and Melbourne Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 4 Dec 2014





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