Scientists Say Elderly Get Scammed More Because Their Gullibility Detectors Wear Down With Age

Scientists Say Elderly Get Scammed More Because Their Gullibility Detectors Wear Down With Age

The elderly have long been desirable prey for scammers — but why? Is it because they’re perceived as lonely or their access to disposable income? A group of scientists have introduced a new theory in a study of older people that says it’s just because our gullibility detectors simply get worn down as we age. [More]