February 28, 2023


2 Total CPE Credits


The New Psychology of Fraud with Dr. Toby Groves

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Identify at least three cognitive biases commonly committed in fraud investigations
  • Identify at least one psychological theory that should be used in fraud investigations
  • Identify three characteristics of skepticism that should be employed in fraud investigations
  • Identify one outdated economic theory that has underpinned fraud investigations and how to avoid it

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • How we unwittingly assist in the production of misleading information
  • The neuroscience of psychopathy
  • Behavioral profiling
  • The new psychology of skepticism
  • Cognitive errors including attribution and overgeneralization
  • How experience, intuition and assumptions can cause cognitive errors

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Accounting & Auditing

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic



Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

CPAs, audit, governance, investigative and compliance professionals wanting to learn more effective ways to deter, detect and investigate fraud and gain a deeper understanding of behavioral science surrounding fraud and related threats.


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