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The confidence game : the psychology of the con and why we fall for it every time

By: Konnikova, Maria.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; Canongate, ©2016Description: x, 340 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781782113881.Subject(s): Swindlers and swindling | Fraud | Criminal psychology | Criminal psychology | Fraud | Swindlers and swindling
Contents:
The grifter and the mark -- The put-up -- The play -- The rope -- The tale -- The convincer -- The breakdown -- The send and the touch -- The blow-off and the fix -- The (real) oldest profession.
Summary: "A compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artistsand the people who fall for their cons over and over again."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-330) and index.

The grifter and the mark -- The put-up -- The play -- The rope -- The tale -- The convincer -- The breakdown -- The send and the touch -- The blow-off and the fix -- The (real) oldest profession.

"A compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artistsand the people who fall for their cons over and over again."

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