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1.

Ideology, Motivated Reasoning, and Cognitive Reflection: An Experimental Study

Judgment and Decision Making, 8, 407-24 (2013), Cultural Cognition Lab Working Paper No. 107, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 272
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 5,183
2.

The Neural Theory of Metaphor

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 3,250
3.

Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 5, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Downloads 2,782
4.

Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

University of Illinois Law Review, 2010, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1338763
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama School of Law and European University Institute
Downloads 2,087
5.

Law and Neuroscience in the United States

INTERNATIONAL NEUROLAW: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, p. 349, T.M. Spranger, ed., Springer-Verlag, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 1-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 1,779
6.

Law and Neuroscience

LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE, (Aspen 2014, Forthcoming), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper 14-12, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 1,564
7.

Killing Them Softly: Neuroscience Reveals How Brain Cells Die from Law School Stress and How Neural Self-Hacking Can Optimize Cognitive Performance

59 LOY. L. REV. 791 (2013), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 1,343
8.

Brain Scans as Evidence: Truths, Proofs, Lies, and Lessons

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 861, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School and Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 1,264
9.

What Causes Suboptimal Financial Behaviour? An Exploration of Financial Literacy, Social Influences and Behavioural Economics

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 540
Number of pages: 244 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 28 May 2011
Working Paper Series
La Trobe Law School and Melbourne Law School - University of Melbourne
Downloads 1,200
10.

The False Promise of Adolescent Brain Science in Juvenile Justice

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 89, 2010, Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2009: Law, Behavior & the Brain
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 15 May 2009 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 1,079
11.

Postmodern Legal Thought and Cognitive Science

Georgia State University Law Review, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,058
12.

A Biological Basis of Rights

Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,045
13.

Seeing Through Colorblindness: Implicit Bias and the Law

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 465, 2010, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-22
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Bard College Program in Psychology
Downloads 1,008
14.

Do Violent Video Games Harm Children? Comparing the Scientific Amicus Curiae 'Experts' in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 106, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - School of Journalism and Communication and Iowa State University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 989
15.

Emotion, Neuroscience, and Law: A Comment on Darwin and Greene

Emotion Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 913
16.

Mental Disorder and Criminal Law

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 101, p. 885, 2011, University of Pennsylvania Public Law & Legal Theory, Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 24 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 904
17.

Lost in Translation?: An Essay on Law and Neuroscience

LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE, CURRENT LEGAL ISSUES, Vol. 13, p. 529, Michael Freeman, ed., 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Aug 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 901
18.

An Introduction to Behavioral Biology for Legal Scholars

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 893
19.

Risk Assessment in Criminal Sentencing

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper, No. 53
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley

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Downloads 861
20.

Blaming the Brain

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 11, 2010, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-34
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 850
21.

Brand Fetishism

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 83
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
Downloads 843
22.

Credit Card Borrowing and the Monoamine Oxidase A (MAOA) Gene

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 837
23.

Will There Be a Neurolaw Revolution?

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, p. 807, 2014, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 837
24.

To Promote the Creative Process: Intellectual Property Law and the Psychology of Creativity

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 835
25.

Punishment as Suffering

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 6, p. 1619, 2010, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research, 2010-19
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 823
26.

Review of Patricia S. Churchland, 'Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality'

Ethics, Vol. 123, No. 2, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 822
27.

Neuroscience Evidence, Legal Culture, and Criminal Procedure

American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 33, p. 301, 2006, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 910958
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jun 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama School of Law
Downloads 797
28.

Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission

Journal of Law and Biosciences, vol 1, pp 224-236 (2014)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Psychology and Yale Law School
Downloads 793
29.

Left-Brain versus Right-Brain: Competing Conceptions of Creativity in Intellectual Property Law

U.C. Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 283, 2010, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-8
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 780
30.

Why Behavioral Economics Isn't Better, and How it Could Be

in Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (J. Teitelbaum & K. Zeiler eds, 2015 Forthcoming), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-30, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 753
31.

Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea

94 North Carolina Law Review 539 (2016)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 750
32.

Human Biology and Criminal Responsibility: Free Will or Free Ride?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 137, pp. 615-671, 1988
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 702
33.

Current Directions in Violence Risk Assessment

Current Directions in Psychological Science, Forthcoming , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 691
34.

Human-Focused Turing Tests: A Framework for Judging Nudging and Techno-Social Engineering of Human Beings

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University - School of Law
Downloads 677
35.

How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, February 2017, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-9, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-17, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-545
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Psychology
Downloads 676
36.

The Experiential Future of the Law

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 60, p. 585, 2011
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Brooklyn Law School
Downloads 673
37.

Is Deontology a Heuristic? On Psychology, Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
Downloads 665
38.

Reciprocal Altruism as the Basis for Contract

University of Louisville Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2009, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 656
39.

Well-Being Analysis vs. Cost-Benefit Analysis

62 Duke Law Journal 1603 (2013), Chicago-Kent College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-05
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 643
40.

Is the Prohibition of Homicide Universal? Evidence from Comparative Criminal Law

Symposium, Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 638
41.

Seven Ways Neuroscience Aids Law

Neurosciences and the Human Person: New Perspectives on Human Activities (A. Battro, S. Dehaene & W. Singer, eds.) Scripta Varia 121, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 2013, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-28
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 614
42.

Psychopathy and Culpability: How Responsible is the Psychopath for Criminal Wrongdoing?

Law and Social Inquiry, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 521
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Irvine - Department of Philosophy, University of Arizona - Department of Psychology and Duke University
Downloads 613
43.

Mindfulness, Emotions, and Ethics: The Right Stuff?

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2010, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Research Paper No. 1602107
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 May 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Downloads 597
44.

Culture, Cognition and Conflict: How Neuroscience Can Help to Explain Cultural Differences in Negotiation and Conflict Management

IACM 21st Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
Fairfield University, Fairfield University - Charles F. Dolan School of Business and Fairfield University - Charles F. Dolan School of Business
Downloads 589
45.

Neuroethics and Criminal Responsibility – A Criminal Law Comment on Neil Levy's Consciousness and Moral Responsibility

Anatomy of Crime - Journal of Law and Crime Sciences, 3, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Lisbon - School of Law
Downloads 568
46.

Using Brain Imaging for Lie Detection: Where Science, Law, and Policy Collide

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, September 2012, Duquesne University School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine and Duquesne University - School of Law
Downloads 568
47.

Neuroscience, Normativity, and Retributivism

THE FUTURE OF PUNISHMENT, Thomas Nadelhoffer, ed., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1968552
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Alabama School of Law and European University Institute
Downloads 560
48.

Cognitive Law: An Introduction

The Digest. N.I.A.B.A. Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 1-12, December 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Government of the Italian Republic (Italy) - Italian Competition Authority
Downloads 555
49.

Implicit Bias and the Pushback from the Left

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 54, p. 1139, 2010, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 552
50.

The Law and Neuroscience Bibliography: Navigating the Emerging Field of Neurolaw

38 International Journal of Legal Information 352 (2010).
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 550