Skip to content

As you age, your brain becomes less able to detect fraud

May 9, 2018

From the CNBC website

As people grow old, they tend to concentrate more on the positive. As a result, they may be more likely to get ripped off.

The quest to understand why the elderly fall for scams has long focused on their cognitive decline, particularly with diseases such as Alzheimer’s or dementia. But now scientists are looking for that answer elsewhere: in the so-called socio-emotional shifts in the brain that unfold as we age.

Continue reading

From → Consumer

Comments are closed.