Program on Law and Behavioral Science

The newly-launched ASU Program on Law and Behavioral Science brings together scholars and students from across the university whose research interests are at the intersection of law and the behavioral sciences.

This area has become a major scientific and policy field with dedicated scholars operating across much of the world. The field is represented by several scholarly societies that cover the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Scholarship in this area appears in a wide range of disciplinary journals, in general science journals such as Science, PNAS, and PLOS ONE, as well as in over a dozen journals dedicated to the field itself. Over and above its scholarly impact, law and behavioral science research has shaped public and legal policy, and is routinely cited by state and federal courts, legislatures, and administrative and advisory agencies.

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