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November 30, 2021

In the Media: Scripps Students Host Special Events for Local Seniors, Claremont Courier Reports

Three Scripps students from a clinical geropsychology class have partnered with the Claremont Senior Program at the Joslyn Center to host special events, the Claremont Courier reported.

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November 16, 2021

In the Media: In Wall Street Journal, Stacey Wood Discusses Online Scams Targeted at Young People

In the Wall Street Journal, Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, discussed online get-rich-quick scams that are targeted at young people. As the prominence […]

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October 26, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Highlights Phone Scams that Target Psychologists in Psychology Today

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, explored phone scams that target psychologists in Psychology Today. “Scammers induce an emotional reaction, often fear, from victims,” Wood writes.

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September 27, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Fraud and Gaslighting with San Francisco Chronicle

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, spoke with the San Francisco Chronicle about scammers’ use of gaslighting as a tactic to commit fraud.

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July 16, 2021

Michael Spezio Reviews New Book on the Automation of Incarceration

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Spezio reviewed Just Algorithms, Christopher Slobogin’s book on the automation of criminal sentencing, for Science magazine.

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June 25, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Britney Spears’ Conservatorship with the Guardian

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, spoke to the Guardian about Britney Spears’ conservatorship, which Spears alleges has deprived her of her basic autonomy.

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June 1, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood and Tessa Solomon-Lane Explain the Neuroscience of Catfishing in Salon

Stacey Wood, professor of psychology and Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology, and Tessa Solomon-Lane, professor of biology in the W.M. Keck Science Department, explain how catfishers exploit basic human neuroscience in Salon.

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April 27, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Examines Celebrity Sister Relationships on E! True Hollywood Story

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, discussed the relationship dynamics of celebrity sisters on E! True Hollywood Story.

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April 26, 2021

In the Media: Stacey Wood Discusses Philanthropic Scams in the New York Times

Stacey Wood, Molly Mason Jones Chair in Psychology and professor of psychology, discussed philanthropic scams in the New York Times.

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April 19, 2021

In the Media: Michael Spezio Discusses the Empathy Potential of Artificial Intelligence in Lifewire

In Lifewire, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Spezio discussed the empathy potential—or lack thereof—of artificial intelligence (AI) programs designed to enhance customer service.

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