Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
October 2005 | Vol. 19, No. 9

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Can a Science of Social Influence Be Used to Stop Economic Fraud Crimes?

By Anthony R. Pratkanis

Every year Americans lose over $100 billion in telemarketing, investment, and charity fraud. While this dollar figure is staggering, it doesn't capture the true costs of this crime.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COLUMN

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    Call for Applications for Positive Psychology Fellows Program; Minority Investigators Workshop on Behavioral Methodologies; Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy; Graduate Fellowship Program, Washington, D.C.