Upcoming event – aha Festival | Lucerne, Switzerland

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 in Conference, Media, Public event

aha – A Festival of Knowledge January 25th & 26th 2019. Südpol Lucerne, Switzerland. aha is a new science festival in Lucerne, Switzerland. The board of trustees have 20 interesting questions on a broad range of topics that they have invited experts to answer. I have been invited to answer the question “how do dating platforms decide whom I date?” For a full programme and to buy tickets –...

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EU Cyber Summit talk & panel

Posted by on Oct 24, 2018 in Conference, Media, Public event

I was invited to give a talk and take part in a panel discussion at the EU Cyber Summit in the Helix, DCU, on October 24th. Why do we fall for scams: Lessons from cyberpsychology I shared some lessons from cyberpsychology on why we fall for online scams. Scammers manipulate basic human motivations, they utilise powerful principles of persuasion, and they take advantage of the fact that computer mediated communication changes how we communicate,...

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