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When categorising the different approaches of polygraph examiners toward their examinees on a continuum, one end of the spectrum is taken by the interrogative approach, and the other by the diagnostic approach. What are they? Examiners practicing the...read more
Over the years there have been tons of in depth, gruesome, and totally fascinating cases. In fact, some of these cases are so bizarre that you would think they came right out of a true crime novel. Tons of work, investigative research, and evidence collecting went into each one of these cases, but at the end of the day it was the lie detector test that truly solved the entire case. Below, you will learn about some of these cases and how the lie detector broke them wide open.read more
Pretty much everyone is going to lie about something at least once in their life. What people do not understand is that their lies will eventually come back to haunt them. There is a good chance that they’re going to be called out on their lies at some point or another. There are numerous signs that can potentially tell you that someone is not telling the truth. By taking the time to analyze a person’s behavior, there is a pretty good chance that you’ll be able to determine whether or not they’re nervous or anxious. They could fiddle with their hands or play with their hair. This could a sign that they’re being deceptive about something.
What should you look for when attempting to determine whether or not someone is being deceptive? You’ll discover the top 10 signs of deception in the article below.read more
Do you happen to run a business? As you probably already realize, you will depend on your employees greatly. Without your employees, it would be nearly impossible to run a fully functional business. Your employees are responsible for dealing with the most mundane tasks from day to day. They speak with the clients and they’re responsible for mailing out orders. Without their assistance, your company would truly be in hot water. Unfortunately, employees can be a little bit risky as well. With a bad employee, there is a risk that something is going to go terribly wrong. You may end up becoming a victim of fraud or theft.read more
As you likely already know, there are specific tests and technologies that can help to determine whether or not an individual is telling the truth. They’re often referred to as lie detector tests and they’re enormously beneficial for a wide range of purposes. Over the years, the lie detector test has been used in various sectors of everyday life and government. Today, they’re just as popular as ever before and they’re also far more reliable. In the United States, the lie detector is used pretty much on a daily basis. Within this comprehensive guide, you will learn more about the lie detector test and its use in the United States.read more
The polygraph test popularly known as the Lie detector test is a subject of curiosity and wonder among people. The nearest that most people have come to know this experience is through crime thriller shows or movies and it all seems very mysterious and fascinating. It has always been a subject of scrutiny over how accurate and reliable it is as a source of information. Regardless of how accurate it is, going on the box can shake the nerves of even the strongest person as it is a most intimidating process.read more
There is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard of a lie detector test at some point in the past. You’ve probably heard it mentioned on television or on the big screen. For many people, these tests are something that is only used in police stations and in Hollywood. Of course, this is nothing more than a misconception. The truth of the matter is that lie detector tests are utilized frequently all around the world. On top of that, they can be beneficial for a wide variety of purposes. Lie detector tests can be used for numerous reasons and they’ve proven to be very reliable time and time again.
Why are lie detector tests used? What are their primary benefits? You’ll be able to find out in the guide below.read more
In today’s world, we cannot deny the fact that everybody lies. Doesn’t matter the question is about being late or cheating in a relationship, people lie whenever they feel so, resulting in huge trust issues. A person on an average lies approx 2 to 3 times a day.
Lie detectors are such a boon in such cases. They are machines that work on the basic phenomenon of change in physiological indices like blood pressure, heart beat rate, sweating, respiration, skin conductivity and many others while telling lies. We all know that we cannot tell lies with the ease we speak the truth.read more
Marriage is never an easy subject for any individual. There are lot of challenges and hurdles along the way that you will encounter. You need to know that you are not alone, as many marriages and relationships face a variety of different challenges over the years. Things become 10 times more complicated, when you throw young kids into the mix. With that being said, once the trust is a marriage is broken, it can truly be hard to restore it. It is not entirely impossible to restore, but it is difficult and a lot of work. If you are facing trust issues in your marriage that is causing discord every single day, it might be time to start looking for solutions, or time to start thinking about getting a divorce.read more
In the United States, there are many respectable companies that manufacture lie detector tests. It is undeniably true that the Lafayette Instrument Company just happens to be one of the most popular and most trusted. This company has been in business for a lengthy period of time. Today, the company is based out of Lafayette, Indiana. They make a wide variety of products that are specifically designed for the administration of lie detectors. For instance, they make portable chairs, laptops and software for lie detector machines. Below, you will develop into the history of this company.read more
Being involved in a relationship is by no means easy. It is even more complicated being involved a long-term relationship. This is especially true when you have a partner that has been known to cheat, or has been accused of cheating by others. Whatever the situation is, when strong feelings and kids are involved you have to truly know for sure if your partner is trustworthy or not, but how do you go about doing this? Well, to start off you could hire a private investigator, which would be expensive or you could just take advantage of a lie detector test. Of course, you would have to get your partner to agree to take the test. However, if they aren’t willing to take it, there is a good chance that they are being unfaithful.read more
Since 2001 the polygraph has been widely used in the Criminal Investigation Office of the Ministry of Internal Aff airs of the Republic of Belarus to investigate various criminal cases. Earlier, the polygraph had only been used in the State Security Committee, where a specialist specially trained in Moscow used to conduct polygraph screening tests. However, due to the specialist’s lack of experience in investigating criminal cases, the Belarussian Ministry of Internal Aff airs asked colleagues from the Russian Federation to train such specialists separately.
Positive results of polygraph examinations and screening carried out by polygraph specialists of the criminal investigation offi ce led to the establishment of the Department of Psychological and Technical Support in Crime Investigation at the central administrative offi ce of the Ministry of Internal Aff airs of the Republic of Belarus which was announced on 14 March, 2002. By the end of 2002, such departments had been established in all regional centres.read more
Over the years, police have devised a variety of innovative and clever ways to bring the bad guys to justice. Their tactics have changed significantly over the past few years, but some things have remained the same. The lie detector test has become a staple of modern police offices and it is utilized on a daily basis all around the world. It has proven to be an incredibly valuable tool and it has undeniably helped to put away thousands, if not millions, of bad people. What makes the lie detector test so beneficial and how have police been able to utilize it to their advantage? You’ll find out in the comprehensive and informative guide below.read more
A box containing expensive medication went missing from a pharmaceutical manufacturer’s warehouse. Five stockmen who had access to the box were sent to take a polygraph test. Jim the senior stockman was the least probable suspect for several reasons: he was a devoted and loyal employee, he had no visible motives to steal and he was absent on the day of the theft. In the test he was fully cooperative and his behavior symptoms displayed veracity. Although he was truthful and in spite of very eff ective comparison questions, his charts were inconsistent and erratic, which led to borderline charts with a strong tendency toward deception. While reasons such as excessive interrogation prior to the test, examinee’s excessive concern over the outcome, etc. might have been the reasons behind the results, what emerges as the leading cause is mental contamination.
Contamination as such is defined as the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent in another substance. To put it in plain English: something concerning the investigated issue is bothering the examinee. Th e probable polluting agent in our case is the examinee’s concern that the test will expose another wrongdoing he committed or he feels responsible for what happened (guilty feeling or complex).read more
It is true that the polygraph machine can detect psychological responses to a series of questions. The test basically focuses on three indicators of what is known as autonomic arousal. Respiration, skin conductivity, blood pressure/heart rate are the three indicators that the lie detector test is designed around. How these indicators are measured will be described more in depth below. It is important to note that examiners cannot measure psychophysiological changes just by monitoring the individual’s behavior. However, it is possible to suspect deception, if the individual attempts to alter the test by refusing to sit still throughout the exam.read more
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