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Lie Detectors

How To Spot A Liar

Russ Warner | Posted 08.24.2016 | Crime
Russ Warner

While the tips given here may help you discern some lies from truth, it is in no way a failsafe method to detect deception in others. In fact, studies show that most people can spot a liar 54% of the time. You might as well flip a coin.

Are Polygraph Exams Influencing Jury Trial Deliberations?

Adam Banner | Posted 01.20.2016 | Crime
Adam Banner

Possibly the largest problems with the polygraph, and why it has been inadmissible in most U.S. courts, is the notion that jurors give the test too much weight, particularly in light of its noted inaccuracies.

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...

Andrea Stone

Intel Director Seeks Leaks With Lie Detector Test

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.