Polygraph & Hypnosis

Polygraph & Hypnosis - Lie detection, hypnosis, and...

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Unformatted text preview: Lie detection, hypnosis, and profiling Ancient Hindus spit rice on a leaf, if dry, lying  Bedouins of Arabia lick hot iron, if tongue burned, lying  Salem witch trials throw in water, if drown, innocent; if dont drown, guilty so executed (no win situation) Polygraph  Frye v US (1923) James Frye wanted to allow polygraph in because it showed his innocence  Disallowed, the thing from which the deduction is made must be sufficiently established to have gained general acceptance in the particular field in which it belongs Polygraph to measure pulse, blood pressure, and respiration change  OSU example  R/I procedure: relevant/irrelevant  John Reid, Control Question test- have you ever told a lie? to get innocent to lie too/ compare to relevant/ c>r, innocent/r>c, guilty John Reid, Control Question test- have you ever told a lie? to get innocent to lie too/  compare to relevant/  c>r, innocent/  r>c, guilty Stim test to convince of power of polygraph  Show 7 playing cards, tell subject to pick one and lie. Use duplicates or stack the deck and tell subject the polygraph told them which one he lied to  Ethics? David Lykken...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course PSYC 372 taught by Professor Heath during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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