Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Reporting on elder fraud from the field and the lab.
Stacey Wood, Ph.D.
Financial fraud is booming. These crimes rob victims of more than cash.
Hitting a resilience wall? Stress can increase the risk of scams and fraud.
Part 2: Why do scams spread during a pandemic?
Here is how scammers are exploiting coronavirus fears.
If you have an adult-oriented practice, you are likely working with seniors. A few adjustments to your sessions will welcome these wonderful clients.
Struggling with supporting your elderly clients' decision making? A few tips from the field.
Is a conservatorship really necessary for Brittany Spears? What is a conservatorship, anyway?
Caregivers are stressed out and may be at risk for financial exploitation.
A new conceptual approach to understanding scam victims and power dynamics.
When is persuasion excessive persuasion?: Undue influence and risk to elderly clients.
All in the family? Elder fraud by family members is increasingly common.
Fraudspotting: Can you spot the most common scam tactics?
Sweepstakes solicitations may turn seniors into mules.
How are there so many suckers? A neuropsychologist explains.
Stacey Wood, Ph.D. is the Molly Mason Jones Professor of Psychology at Scripps College and a national expert on elder fraud issues.