The polygraph is commonly referred to as a lie detector, but it does not recognize lies. A specific physiological lie response has never been demonstrated and is unlikely to exist (NRC, 2003). The responses it measures are not unique to deception nor are they always provoked by it. The aim of the polygraph examiner is […]
During the last 5-6 years a number of articles concerning fMRI have appeared in the press explaining to us that very soon scientists will be able to catch a terrorist, killer or liar, stick him in fMRI chamber and start reading his thoughts. This is based on the idea that scientists spend enough money on […]
Northam Psychotechnologies is an advocate of science AS WELL AS scientific application. We do not doubt the science being used here, we doubt the pure speculatory claims made about the real life application of their science. What they are measuring is real in hands of laboratory scientist however it has no practical, real world application and the applications they claim their science has is nothing but pure speculation.