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Scammed!

Do you know a con game when you see one, or are you the gullible end sucker? Con men, identity thieves, swindlers, the wealthy Nigerian prince, you know them; we all hear horror stories about scamming bottom feeders, but can science help protect you?
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Falling for the "Nigerian Prince"

By Frank T. McAndrew Ph.D.

Internet scams exploit human vulnerabilities, not technological ones
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Why We Have Sweepstakes Scams

By Stacey Wood, Ph.D.

How are there so many suckers? A neuropsychologist explains.
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Mind Games of the 1 Percent

By Roy Eidelson Ph.D.

Progress depends upon resisting and debunking their manipulative appeals.
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A Reliable Way to Spot a Liar

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

In the age-old game of predicting deception, there’s a brand-new approach.