The Confidence Game

The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time

The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time is a book by author Maria Konnikova (who also wrote The Biggest Bluff) that explores scamming techniques and the psychology involved in playing on victims' confidence/insecurities. It helps to understand how con artists are able to trick so many people in the modern digital world. Many of us and our relatives have fallen for scammers on the web at least once, so we all could use a little insight to prepare for the next attempted manipulation of our minds.

The paperback edition is 0.9 x 5.4 x 8.4 inches and weighs 9.6 ounces at 352 pages.