BLUFThis BBC article reports that the inventors of new lie-detection technology claim that it makes it almost impossible to conceal a lie.
This article by Natalie Lisbona about lie detection technology notes the following:
- There are concerns about the accuracy of the old polygraph machines.
- Professors Yael Hanein and Dino Levy lead a team developing a new method of lie detection recording your body's minute reactions when trying to conceal a lie.
- Using MRI scans, Dr Sebastian Speer says that he can tell if a person is lying by looking at their brain.
- Another system is EyeDetect which focuses on involuntary eye movements to detect lies with 86-88% accuracy.
- The UK's probation service uses polygraphs, but the results can't be used in criminal cases.
- The rules differ from state to state in the US, with the US-wide federal law creating further complications.
References from the web:
- Apr 2021 Howstuffworks How Does a Lie Detector (Polygraph) Work?
- Nov 2021 The Times Lie detector tests finds untruths are written all over your face
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