There is no doubt that politics and lies about Brexit have dominated the news since the referendum. However, when political lies are used to manipulate the way people think they become dangerous and cause division.
A private prosecution may be brought against Boris Johnson MP in the New Year for misconduct in public office due to alleged lies on the Brexit bus.
A recent study that featured in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships suggests the impact on mental and physical health is more serious than we might have imagined. So will a Lie Detector Test for Cheating alleviate much of the cause?
Polygraph technology at airports will be operational in three EU countries, Latvia, Hungary and Greece to assist border control staff in identifying terrorists and criminals.
The murder of Saudi journalist, Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, has sent shockwaves around the world. Could polygraph technology have saved his life?
The polygraph is possibly one of the most intriguing yet misunderstood devices in the scope of investigatory methodology. But part of the reason inconclusive lie detector results occur is because examiners are not qualified, accredited or experienced.
Lying is frowned upon in society but actually it’s one of the most refined and challenging achievements of the human brain. Polygraph tests are still the most reliable methods we have for detecting deception.
Arron Banks, in a spat with Alastair Campbell on Twitter, tweeted he will be taking a lie detector test on Wednesday. He stated that he would be inviting Damian Collins and Alastair Campbell to do the same with “3 suggested questions”. Will they take him up on the offer?
Police forces in many parts of the world are using lie detector tests for police officer recruits in pre-employment screening. Maybe the UK should too?
It may be surprising to many but deception has been a trait since life began. There’s nothing novel about it and nothing to suggest that it has increased or diminished over time. Deceit exists everywhere as a part of human nature and animal behaviour. One of the...