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Future Faking – Future Planning As A Manipulation Tactic Of Scammers

Future Faking Future Planning As A Manipulation Tactic Of Scammers Psychology of Scams A SCARS Insight How Scammers Can Lure Victims with "Future Faking" The Real Reason Those Fantasies Of A Wonderful Future Together Never Came True? It Was All Lies! But it sounded wonderful - right? Adapted from a Psychology Today article by Elinor Greenberg Ph.D. According to Psychology Today ... Most normal relationships follow a fairly predictable [...]

Cognitive Distortions – The Psychology Of Romance Scams [Updated]

Cognitive Distortions The Psychology Of Scams A SCARS Insight What Is A Cognitive Distortion? A cognitive distortion is an exaggerated or irrational thought pattern involved in the onset and perpetuation of psychopathological states, especially those more influenced by psychosocial factors, such as depression and anxiety, or in this case a psychological manipulation for the purposes of crime. Psychiatrist Aaron T. Beck laid the groundwork for the study of these distortions in 1976, when he first proposed the theory [...]

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Screen Time, Sleep Deprivation, and Romance Scams

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: Screen Time, Sleep Deprivation, and Romance Scams The Effects of Screen Time on Health Extract of an article by Dr. Gadi Lissak, Behavioral Medicine Psychologist & Biofeedback Specialist, on the effects of screen time on the health of children, adolescents, and adults. [lwptoc] Introduction The variety of devices enabling media consumption is constantly increasing, and there is constant improvement in their technological capabilities.  However, one of the constant common characteristics is [...]