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The Science Of Gullibility: Why We Get Duped

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The Science Of Gullibility: Why We Get Duped

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The Science Of Gullibility: Why We Get Duped

The Science Of Gullibility: Why We Get Duped

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Bernard Madoff's Ponzi-style scheme fooled many clever people, including an expert on the science of gullibility. Psychologist Stephen Greenspan, author of Annals of Gullibility: Why We Get Duped and How to Avoid It, explains what psychology can teach us about the scam.

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