It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Reporting on elder fraud from the field and the lab.
Stacey Wood, Ph.D.
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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.