1. What are the theories of polygraph testing? Why are they important to deception detection?
According to Moore (2003), contemporary theories of polygraph testing say that people who are
deceptive and truthful when responding to relevant questions will r
1. How did the science of detection begin?
There is a long history that surrounds the detection of deception. Different techniques have been
developed to assist with lie detection since people have a poor ability of detecting this themselves.
Humans are p
1. In chapter 1 of The Polygraph and Lie Detection, the author states, "A polygraph test and its results
are a joint product of an interview / interrogation technique and a psychophysiological measurement or
testing technique". Is this a true statement? I
1. In chapters 12-14 of The Lie Detectors, explain why Keeler was considered cool under pressure and
why this is important.
2. What are the legal challenges instruments such as the polygraph face? Should they be admissible?
Why or why not?
In 1993, the U.