The Lie Behind the Lie Detector The Lie Behind the Lie Detector's popular free book on polygraph validity, policy, procedure, and countermeasures. Be sure to download a copy (1 mb PDF). Post comments, criticism and suggestions for new editions here.
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Can a CM be to much of a Cm?
Can you be so good at a Cm by practicing that it becomes to much? Is it possible that an increase in heart rate can be way to much or does a computer polygraph not measure how much it inceases (Beats ...

Started Mar 31st, 2012 at 1:39pm by planostano (Guest)
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Re: cheating, please help
I am very uncomfortable having the success or failure of a marriage contingent upon a polygraph examination. I recommend you don't take it. If you have been unfaithful, come clean and swear that you w...

Started Nov 23rd, 2010 at 8:16am by stefano (Ex Member)
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Thanks in Advance
I just wanted to say thank you for this site.  One of my life long dreams has been to become a police officer and just recently I made the commitment to make it happen.  One of the things that I have ...

Started May 3rd, 2009 at 8:34am by Prodaytrader
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Anti-polygraph and Polygraph Search Engines
Interesting tid-bits. †The website is constantly being chastised as ineffective by people who disagree with the information being provided. †
The website is chastised as providing false informati...

Started Sep 29th, 2008 at 1:50am by Fair Chance
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polygrapher motives
Why would a polygrapher care one way or the other whether the person taking the test passes or fails?

Started Dec 13th, 2007 at 2:41pm by SanchoPanza
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Thanks, I'm not alone.
I would like to first start out by saying Iím pleased to see Iím not alone in knowing that the polygraph is a fraud. I would like to say thank you to the creators.          Cry   Smiley

Started Aug 11th, 2005 at 11:57pm by truth05
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Question on Countermeasures
I've been trying to find an answer to this, but I can't. I know it is not safe to use physical (tongue biting) and mental countermeasures at the same time. However, should you use a mixture throughout...

Started Jul 16th, 2005 at 8:56pm by nopolyman
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4th Edition Released
On Monday, 28 March 2005, released the 4th edition of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector.
The main changes appear in Chapter 4, which is on polygraph countermeasures:
  • Th...

Chapters 1 and 2 and virtually unchanged. A note about the DoDPI Law Enforcement Pre-Employment Test (LEPET) has been added to Chapter 3 (p. 115). In Chapter 5, contact inf

Started Mar 29th, 2005 at 6:20am by George W. Maschke
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Need help with my paper for school
I need to write an argumentive paper for school and decided to do it on the unreliability of polygraph tests, and the belief that they should not be used during the hiring process for gov. jobs. I nee...

Started Mar 25th, 2004 at 3:05am by ashtonn27
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Please post URL for HTML version of the 3rd Ed.

Started Mar 18th, 2004 at 10:56pm by AdobeChallenged (Guest)
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False identification of GKT with POT
Professor John J. Furedy of the University of Toronto has sent us the following constructive criticism regarding the 3rd edition of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector. While the problems he points out wi...

Started Aug 29th, 2003 at 1:31pm by George W. Maschke
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By: George W. Maschke
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Help me take a stand
I ask that anyone who has been disqualified from a PD testing process (or anyone else who is willing)--based on polygraph results--keep track of upcoming PD orientation meetings,  and do the following...

Started Apr 26th, 2002 at 11:12pm by MissionPoly-ban
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Progress Report on the 2nd Edition
Work on the 2nd edition of The Lie Behind the Lie Detector is now underway. Gino and I are expanding and revising it based on a wealth of newly-obtained documentation, and we expect to make it availab...

Started Oct 27th, 2001 at 1:51pm by George W. Maschke
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Even CIA admits they're BS
I'm new here so I'm for sure if this is the right place to post.
Recently, I was on the CIA's FOIA Library page looking through the CREST database. I was look at the shockingly homophobic memos/...

Started Jul 14th, 2017 at 9:54pm by jackmac82
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Breathing question ???
Hello just got done reading your publication Lie Behind The Lie Detector for the second time. Great work.
What I am wondering about is in chapter 4
"As soon as you recognize that the questio...

Started Mar 2nd, 2012 at 10:44pm by Joebrown (Guest)
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The Lie Behind the Lie Detector on Amazon Kindle DX
As electronic book readers grow in popularity, it's worth noting that's popular free e-book, The Lie Behind the Lie Detector, is well-suited for reading on such devices. Here are som...

Started Dec 6th, 2009 at 12:10pm by George W. Maschke
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lie detector test, do or dont do
I am new to all this so please bare with me, i just wanted so advise and i was reading some of the comments and i feel i just had to say this: yes when a child is molested it is a horrible thing and ...

Started Oct 2nd, 2009 at 9:06pm by witchyb
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By: Twoblock
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Save your money.
I recently took a pre-employment poly, the second one I've taken in my life, and I am compelled to say a few things.
For those looking around the internet to find helpfrul information on the pol...

Started Apr 2nd, 2008 at 8:11am by emanon249
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