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

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 33,907 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 23,113 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 13,134 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 10,797 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 10,255 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 8,332 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 6,096 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 4,405 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 3,930 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
10 3,671 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 May 2015 through 2 Jul 2015

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1 350 Teaching the Digital Caveman: Rethinking the Use of Classroom Technology in Law School
James B. Levy
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Date posted to database: 9 May 2015
Last Revised: 29 Jun 2015
2 309 '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 Jun 2015
3 297 Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea
Jenny E. Carroll
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
4 247 Two Cheers for Corporate Experimentation: The A/B Illusion and the Virtues of Data-Driven Innovation
Michelle N. Meyer
Union Graduate College - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Bioethics Program
Date posted to database: 14 May 2015
Last Revised: 14 May 2015
5 221 Teaching 'Thinking Like a Lawyer': Metacognition and Law Students
Cheryl B. Preston, Penee W. Stewart and Louise R. Moulding
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Weber State University (WSU) and Weber State University (WSU)
Date posted to database: 23 May 2015
Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
6 144 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
7 122 Facilitating Incomplete Contracts
Wendy Netter Epstein
DePaul University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 20 May 2015
8 115 This is Your Brain on Human Rights: Moral Enhancement and Human Rights
I. Glenn Cohen
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 28 May 2015
Last Revised: 28 May 2015
9 112 Personal Identity and the Phineas Gage Effect
Kevin Patrick Tobia
Yale University
Date posted to database: 20 May 2015
Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
10 92 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





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