Dan M. Kahan

Yale University - Law School

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law & Professor of Psychology

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

http://www.culturalcognition.net/kahan

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1.

Motivated Numeracy and Enlightened Self-Government

Behavioural Public Policy, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2016
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Cornell University and Decision Research
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2.

Cultural Cognition of Scientific Consensus

Journal of Risk Research, Vol. 14, pp. 147-74, 2011, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan, Hank Jenkins-Smith and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 11,020 (193)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Cultural Cognition, Climate Change, Gun Control, Nuclear Power, Risk, Public Opinion

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The Tragedy of the Risk-Perception Commons: Culture Conflict, Rationality Conflict, and Climate Change

Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-26, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 89, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 435, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 8,863 (308)
Citation 1

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4.

Cultural Cognition as a Conception of the Cultural Theory of Risk

HANDBOOK OF RISK THEORY, S. Roeser, ed., Forthcoming, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-20, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 6,280 (573)
Citation 6

Abstract:

cultural cognition, risk perception, culture theory

5.

The Second National Risk and Culture Study: Making Sense of - and Making Progress In - The American Culture War of Fact

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 370, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 154, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 370, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-26
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Downloads 4,215 (1,253)
Citation 5

Abstract:

cultural cognition, risk perception, risk regulation, nuclear power, global warming, terrorism, gun control, school shootings, HPV, nanotechnology

6.

Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem

Advances in Pol. Psych., 36, 1-43 (2015)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 4,152 (764)

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7.

Cultural Cognition and Public Policy

Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 24, p. 147, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2005
Dan M. Kahan and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 3,678 (1,440)
Citation 24

Abstract:

cultural cognition, death penalty, gun control, abortion

8.

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
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 3,178 (1,135)

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9.

Culture and Identity-Protective Cognition: Explaining the White Male Effect in Risk Perception

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 465-505, November 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Decision Research and Decision Research
Downloads 2,652 (2,286)
Citation 14

Abstract:

white male effect, risk, risk perception, cultural cognition

10.

Fixing the Communications Failure

Nature, Vol. 463, pp. 296-297, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 25 Jun 2010
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 2,610 (1,806)
Citation 6

Abstract:

cultural cognition, risk perception, science communication, climate change, HPV, nanotechnology

11.

Whose Eyes are You Going to Believe? Scott v. Harris and the Perils of Cognitive Illiberalism

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 122, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 159, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-18, 3rd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Papers
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan, David A. Hoffman and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 1,973 (4,720)
Citation 12

Abstract:

cultural cognition, risk perception, Fourth Amendment, jury

12.

Vaccine Risk Perceptions and Ad Hoc Risk Communication: An Empirical Assessment

CCP Risk Perception Studies Report No. 17, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper # 491
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,940 (3,576)

Abstract:

vaccines, risk, risk perception, risk communication, science communication

13.

Making Climate-Science Communication Evidence-Based — All the Way Down

Culture, Politics and Climate Change (eds. M. Boykoff & D. Crow, Routledge Press, 2014 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,925 (3,265)

Abstract:

climate change,cultural cognition, motivated reasoning, decision science, science communication

14.

Culture, Cognition, and Consent: Who Perceives What, and Why, in 'Acquaintance Rape' Cases

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 196, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,868 (4,482)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cultural cognition, criminal law, rape

15.

Geoengineering and Climate Change Polarization: Testing a Two-channel Model of Science Communication

Annals of American Academy of Political & Social Sci., 658, 193-222 (2015), doi: 10.1177/0002716214559002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2015
Yale University - Law School, University of Oklahoma - Department of Political Science, University of Cambridge - Department of Psychology, University of Oklahoma - Main - Department of Political Science and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 1,675 (5,499)

Abstract:

climate change, geoengineering, cultural cognition, risk perception

16.

The Polarizing Impact of Science Literacy and Numeracy on Perceived Climate Change Risks

Nature Climate Change, Vol. 2, pp. 732-735, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-04, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 464, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, Ohio State University - Psychology Department, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law, Decision Research, Stanford Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 1,652 (4,106)
Citation 5

Abstract:

climate change, cultural cognition, heuristics, science literacy

17.

Gender, Race, and Risk Perception: The Influence of Cultural Status Anxiety

1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 May 2005
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, Decision Research and Decision Research
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Citation 3

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Who Fears the HPV Vaccine, Who Doesn't, and Why? An Experimental Study of the Mechanisms of Cultural Cognition

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 34, pp. 501-16, 2010, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 38, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-19, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, University of Colorado - Department of Psychology, Decision Research and Pennsylvania State University
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Citation 8

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Affect, Values, and Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions: An Experimental Investigation

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 261, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 155, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 261, 2nd Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2014
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Downloads 1,628 (7,689)
Citation 8

Abstract:

risk, norms, cultural cognition, emotion, nanotechnology

20.

More Statistics, Less Persuasion: A Cultural Theory of Gun-Risk Perceptions

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, 2003, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman and Dan M. Kahan
George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,627 (6,014)
Citation 12

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21.

Fear of Democracy: A Cultural Evaluation of Sunstein on Risk

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 119, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 100, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 317
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 1,582 (6,153)
Citation 19

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22.

The Logic of Reciprocity: Trust, Collective Action, and Law

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 31; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 281
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,412 (9,122)
Citation 25

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23.

‘They Saw a Protest’: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction

Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 63, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, 2012, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Yale Law School and Cornell Law School
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24.

The Cognitively Illiberal State

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, 2007, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,324 (8,718)
Citation 11

Abstract:

cultural cognition, liberalism, social norms, global warming, gun control

25.

What's Really Wrong with Shaming Sanctions

Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 2075, 2006, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,289 (8,696)
Citation 10

Abstract:

shame, criminal law, imprisonment, social meaning, expressive theory

26.

The Supreme Court 2010 Term - Foreword: Neutral Principles, Motivated Cognition, and Some Problems for Constitutional Law

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 125, November 2011, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 01 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,122 (10,983)

Abstract:

motivated reasoning, cultural cognition, cognitive illiberalism, neutral principles

27.

The 'Wildavsky Heuristic': The Cultural Orientation of Mass Political Opinion

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Oct 2005
Pennsylvania State University, George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and Decision Research
Downloads 1,110 (12,432)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Heuristics, gun control, capital punishment, politics

28.

Two Conceptions of Emotion in Risk Regulation

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, 2008, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 346, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 989 (15,898)
Citation 12

Abstract:

risk, norms, cultural, cognition, emotion

29.

Risk and Culture: Is Synthetic Biology Different?

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 09-2, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2014
Dan M. Kahan, Donald Braman and Gregory N. Mandel
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
Downloads 954 (16,078)

Abstract:

cultural cognition, risk perception, synthetic biology

30.

The Self-Defensive Cognition of Self-Defense

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 1-65, 2008, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 142, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 364, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan and Donald Braman
Yale University - Law School and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 868 (18,477)
Citation 4

Abstract:

cultural cognition, self-defense, battered woman, identity-protective cognition

31.

What is the 'Science of Science Communication'?

Journal of Science Communication, 14(3), 1-10 (2015), Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 539
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 792 (5,675)

Abstract:

science communication, risk, climate change, cultural cognition

32.

'Ideology' or 'Situation Sense'? An Experimental Investigation of Motivated Reasoning and Professional Judgment

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 64, 2016, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-26
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 22 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, William & Mary Law School, Government of the State of Ohio - Court of Common Pleas and Cultural Cognition Lab, Yale Law School
Downloads 727 (12,226)

Abstract:

motivated reasoning, judicial decisionmaking, ideology, professional judgment

33.

Cultural Cognition of the Risks and Benefits of Nanotechnology

Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 87-91, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 13

Abstract:

cultural cognition, nanotechnology, risk perception, biased assimilation, polarization

34.

'Ideology in' vs. 'Cultural Cognition of' Law: What Difference Does it Make?

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-22, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 586 (33,558)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cultural cognition, ideology, judicial decisionmaking

35.

The Future of Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions: An Experimental Investigation of Two Hypotheses

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, Decision Research, Pennsylvania State University and University of Colorado - Department of Psychology
Downloads 584 (33,434)
Citation 4

Abstract:

nanotechnology, cultural cognition, risk perception

36.

Cultural Evaluations of Risk: 'Values' or 'Blunders'?

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Dan M. Kahan and Paul Slovic
Yale University - Law School and Decision Research
Downloads 573 (32,853)

Abstract:

ultural cognition, risk perception

37.

Biased Assimilation, Polarization, and Cultural Credibility: An Experimental Study of Nanotechnology Risk Perceptions

Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Feb 2008
Yale University - Law School, Decision Research, George Washington University - Law School, Pennsylvania State University, University of Colorado - Department of Psychology and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 562 (33,052)
Citation 2

Abstract:

nanotechnology, cultural cognition, risk perception, cultural credibility heuristic, polarization, biased assimilation

38.

Some Realism About Punishment Naturalism

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman, Dan M. Kahan and David A. Hoffman
George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 538 (37,688)
Citation 1

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Cultural Cognition and Synthetic Biology Risk Perceptions: A Preliminary Analysis

Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 446, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 446, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-78, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 364
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2009
Gregory N. Mandel, Donald Braman and Dan M. Kahan
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 509 (42,592)
Citation 2

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40.

The Theory of Value Dilemma: A Critique of the Economic Analysis of Criminal Law

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 30; Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Dec 2002
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 489 (43,895)
Citation 3

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41.

Modeling Cultural Cognition

Social Justice Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, September 2005, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 295, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman, James Grimmelmann and Dan M. Kahan
George Washington University - Law School, Cornell Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 486 (38,424)

Abstract:

cognition, psychological and social mechanisms, cultural cognition, empirical

42.

Cognitive Bias and the Constitution of the Liberal Republic of Science

Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 270
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 480 (38,692)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cultural cognition, liberalism, bias, heuristic

43.

What Do Alternative Sanctions Mean?

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 591, 1996
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 477 (35,813)
Citation 38

Abstract:

shame, expressive theory, punishment, shaming sanctions

44.

Reciprocity, Collective Action, and Community Policing

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2002
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 459 (43,240)
Citation 9

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45.

'Ordinary Science Intelligence': A Science-Comprehension Measure for Study of Risk and Science Communication, with Notes on Evolution and Climate Change

Journal of Risk Research, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 504, The Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2017
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 458 (18,064)

Abstract:

risk perception, science literacy, climate change, evolution

46.

Laws of Cognition and the Cognition of Law

Cognition, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 317 (53,102)

Abstract:

cognition, motivated reasoning, story telling model, coherence based reasoning

47.

Overcoming the Fear of Guns, the Fear of Gun Control, and the Fear of Cultural Politics: Constructing a Better Gun Debate

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 55, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-58, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-58
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman and Dan M. Kahan
George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 300 (12,432)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gun control, gun debate, cultural politics, firearms, pro-control, anti-control, guns, public safety, cultural theory of risk, risk perception, statistical arguments, cultural worldview, American society, partisan values, cultural identity, cultural conflict, culturally pluralistic

48.

Nanotechnology and Society: The Evolution of Risk Perceptions

Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 4, pp. 705-06, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 May 2010
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 299 (73,884)

Abstract:

risk perception, nanotechnology

49.

Beyond the Gun Fight: The Aftermath of the Virginia Tech Massacre

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 280, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 280, Legal Times, April 30, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
Donald Braman and Dan M. Kahan
George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 282 (78,460)

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50.

Cultural Cognition and Public Policy: The Case of Outpatient Commitment Laws

Law and Human Behavior, Forthcoming, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 47, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ohio State University - Psychology Department
Downloads 203 (108,964)
Citation 7

Abstract:

cultural cognition, outpatient commitment

51.

The Economics - Micro-, Behavioral, and Political - of 'Subsequent Remedial Measures' Evidence

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 128 (170,118)

Abstract:

Evidence, Law and Economics, Torts

The Politically Motivated Reasoning Paradigm

Emerging Trends in Social & Behavioral Sciences, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 1,627 (7,538)

Abstract:

politically motivated reasoning, cultural cognition, Bayesian information processing, political polarization

53.

A Core of Agreement

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1655, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman, Dan M. Kahan and David A. Hoffman
George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 113 (180,620)

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54.

Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz

prepublication draft of Kahan, D. M. (2011). Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz. In The Political Heart of Criminal ProcedureD. S. Michael Klarman & C. Steiker (Eds.), (pp. 163-176): Cambridge University Press.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 52 (232,335)

Abstract:

emotions, criminal law, psychology and law, motivated reasoning

55.

Caught in the Crossfire: A Defense of the Cultural Theory of Gun-Risk Perceptions

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 151, 2003, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-59, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-59, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Donald Braman and Dan M. Kahan
George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 45 (308,405)
Citation 3

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culture, gun control, gun debate, risk perception, cultural risk perception, regression model, risk-information, empirical, irrational-weigher, rational-weighter, cultural-evaluator model, cognitive biases, cultural theory, risk perception

56.

Gentle Nudges vs. Hard Shoves: Solving the Sticky Norms Problem

University of Chicago Law Review, 2000, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2014
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
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Citation 17

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57.

Reply to Baron

Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 594
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Dan M. Kahan and Jonathan Corbin
Yale University - Law School and University of Richmond
Downloads 0 (292,999)

Abstract:

actively open minded thinking, climate change, motivated reasoning, political polarization

58.

The Impact of Pathogen-Disgust Sensitivity on Vaccine and GM Food Risk Perceptions: Some Evidence for Skepticism

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 568
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2017
Dan M. Kahan and Joseph Hilgard
Yale University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Annenberg Public Policy Center
Downloads 0 (305,726)

Abstract:

vaccines, risk perceptions, pathogen discust, discriminant validity

59.

Rationality and Belief in Human Evolution

Annenberg Public Policy Center Working Paper No. 5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2016
Dan M. Kahan and Keith E. Stanovich
Yale University - Law School and University of Toronto
Downloads 0 (62,335)

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Bounded Rationality, Expressive Rationality, Evolution, Cognitive Reflection Test, Dual-Process Theory

60.

Protecting the Science Communication Environment: The Case of Childhood Vaccines

The Cultural Cognition Project, Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Aug 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (141,778)

Abstract:

vaccination, science communication, cultural cognition, social norms

61.

A Note on the Perverse Effects of Actively Open-Minded Thinking on Climate-change Polarization

Research & Politics, October-December 2016: 1-5, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
Dan M. Kahan and Jonathan Corbin
Yale University - Law School and University of Richmond
Downloads 0 (38,342)

Abstract:

actively open minded thinking, cultural cognition, climate change, motivated reasoning, political polarization, decision science

62.

Science Curiosity and Political Information Processing

Advances in Political Psychology, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 561
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Yale University - Law School, Annenberg Public Policy Center, Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School, Howard Hughes Medical Institute - Tangled Bank Studios and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 0 (4,496)

Abstract:

politically motivated reasoning, curiosity, science communication, risk perception

63.

Culturally Antagonistic Memes and the Zika Virus: An Experimental Test

Journal of Risk Research, Forthcoming, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 554, Annenberg Public Policy Center/Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2016
Yale University - Law School, University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg Public Policy Center and Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 0 (77,882)

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Affec Heuristic, Cultural Cognition, Risk Perception, Risk Communication, Zika Virus

64.

On the Sources of Ordinary Science Knowledge and Extraordinary Science Ignorance

Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication (Forthcoming), Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 548
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (13,040)

Abstract:

climate change, identity protective cognition, science communication

65.

'The Strongest Evidence to Date...': What the van der Linden et al. (2015) Data Actually Show

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 542
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 0 (120,540)

Abstract:

Science Communication, Consensus Messaging, Incomplete Data Reporting

66.

The Cultural Orientation of Mass Political Opinion

Political Science & Politics, vol. 44, iss. 4, pp. 711–714.,
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 14 Apr 2016
Pennsylvania State University, George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and Decision Research
Downloads 0 (404,544)
Citation 2

Abstract:

public opinion, cultural cognition

67.

Deliberation Across the Cultural Divide: Assessing the Potential for Reconciling Conflicting Cultural Orientations to Reproductive Technology

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, pp. 1772-1797
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Pennsylvania State University, University of Washington, George Washington University - Law School and Yale University - Law School
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Citation 1

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deliberation, cultural divide, cultural easing, deliberative easing, deliberative impacts, deliberation theory

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Ending Polarization: The Good News About the Culture Wars

Boston Review
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
John Gastil, Dan M. Kahan and Donald Braman
Pennsylvania State University, Yale University - Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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polarization, ending polarization, culture wars, cultural affinity, deliberative outcomes

69.

Evidence-Based Science Filmmaking Initiative: Study No. 1

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
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science communication, curiosity, science literacy, cultural cognition

70.

The Expressive Rationality of Inaccurate Perceptions

Behavioral & Brain Sciences (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School
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identity protective cognition, motivated reasoning, expressive rationality

71.

The Secret Ambition of Deterrence

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 113, December 1999
Posted: 16 Nov 1999
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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72.

Privatizing Punishment: Strategies for Private Norm Enforcement in the Inner-City

U.C.L.A. Law Review, 1999
Posted: 11 Aug 1999
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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73.

Shaming White Collar Criminals: A Proposal for Reform of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

In the Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 41, No. 2, 1998
Posted: 29 Oct 1998
Dan M. Kahan and Eric A. Posner
Yale University - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School

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74.

The Anatomy of Disgust in Criminal Law

In the Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 6, 1998.
Posted: 19 Oct 1998
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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75.

The Coming Crisis of Criminal Procedure

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 86, No. 2, 1998
Posted: 04 Aug 1998
Dan M. Kahan and Tracey L. Meares
Yale University - Law School and Yale University - Law School

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76.

Democracy Schmemocracy

Cardozo Law Review, 1998
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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77.

Is Chevron Relevant to Federal Criminal Law?

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 110, No. 2, 1996.
Posted: 17 Apr 1998
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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78.

Some Realism About Retroactive Criminal-Lawmaking

Roger Williams University Law Review Symposium Issue, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1997).
Posted: 29 Oct 1997
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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79.

Between Economics and Sociology: The New Path of Deterrence

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 5 (1997).
Posted: 02 Jul 1997
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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80.

Social Meaning and the Economic Analysis of Crime

Posted: 17 Apr 1997
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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81.

Three Conceptions of Federal Criminal-Lawmaking

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1 (1997).
Posted: 28 Jan 1997
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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82.

Social Influence, Social Meaning, and Deterrence

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 3, 1997
Posted: 22 Nov 1996
Dan M. Kahan
Yale University - Law School

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