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Lie Detection

  • By: William G. Iacono
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Most educated people understand that the link between body and mind makes plausible the physiological detection of deception. However, in the absence of a physiological response unique to lying, developing a valid lie detector has been both challenging and controversial. Modern ...