Dilemma of Lies Detection in Criminalistics Research

  • Antanas Janušauskas
  • Published 2014


This paper provides a critical overview of the scientific status of lie detector test (or polygraph test). The test consists of simultaneously monitoring several of the suspect's physiological functions breathing, pulse, and galvanic skin response and printing out the results on graph paper. The theory underlying a lie detector test is that lying is… (More)