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Lie Detectors

What Every Mom Wants For Mother's Day: A Lie Detector Test

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.08.2015 | Comedy

In this Mother's Day video from Distractify, children hook up their moms to a lie detector and ask the most uncomfortable questions. First and fore...

What's the Most Accurate Lie Detector? It's Not What You Think

Russ Warner | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology
Russ Warner

The future of polygraph may soon change due to new innovations that prove to be more accurate and less invasive.

You Can No Longer Hide Your Lyin' Eyes

Russ Warner | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Russ Warner

So why do we lie? Sometimes, it's done to embellish the story about the fish that got away. Sometimes it's intended to shelter someone who would be hurt by the truth (i.e., "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.")

Study Holds Clues To Catching Texting Liars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

Ever get nervous when someone takes a long time to text you back? Trust your gut. A new Brigham Young University study has found that when people l...

Polygraph Identifies Racist Cop Applicants

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 03.08.2013 | Black Voices

COOPERTOWN, Tenn. -- A police chief hired to rebuild a tiny Tennessee department dismantled by scandal is using a lie-detector test to keep racists of...

Andrea Stone

Intel Director Seeks Leaks With Lie Detector Test | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

The nation's top intelligence official, acting in the wake of a series of revelations about secret national security programs, announced Monday the st...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Duped

Bella DePaulo | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Maybe you are confident that you are a terrific lie detector -- you are sure you can separate the trustworthy from the slime. Surprise! More than a dozen studies have shown that there is no link between confidence and skill.