Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Iacono, W. G. 2010. Lie Detection. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
Because lying often has harmful consequences, it is not surprising that law enforcement and security agencies have long been invested in having a valid lie detector. However, despite almost a century of effort devoted to lie detector development, there remains no fool-proof method for identifying liars.
Keywords: polygraph; control question test; guilty knowledge test