In the Media: Stacey Wood Contributes to Study on Age and COVID-19 Scams, Published in Frontiers in Psychology

Frontiers in Psychology published new research on the negligible role a target’s age plays in falling victim to COVID-19 scams, a study to which Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, contributed. The study found that older people were more likely to be wary of fraudulent claims than younger people, despite the fact that older generations are more frequently targeted by these types of scams.