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ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 29 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 32,979 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 22,903 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 12,185 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 10,771 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 9,625 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 7,594 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 5,690 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 4,108 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 3,378 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 3,051 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
30 Nov 2014 through 29 Jan 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 881 The Ethics of Nudging
Cass R. Sunstein
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 29 Nov 2014
2 467 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: 16 Jan 2015
3 182 Can the Child Welfare System Protect Children Without Believing What They Say?
Tara Urs
Seattle University School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
4 163 Stereotype Threat and Law Librarianship
Ronald E. Wheeler
Suffolk University Law School
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
5 113 Well-Being and Public Policy
John Bronsteen, Christopher J. Buccafusco and Jonathan S. Masur
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 17 Dec 2014
6 88 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: 21 Jan 2015
7 72 Applications of Neuroscience in Criminal Law: Legal and Methodological Issues
John B. Meixner
Northwestern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 11 Dec 2014
8 64 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
9 60 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: 29 Jan 2015
10 56 The Folly of Expecting Evil: Reconsidering the Bar's Character and Fitness Requirement
Leslie C. Levin
University of Connecticut School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Dec 2014
Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014





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