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control question question
Sep 5th, 2006 at 12:16am
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This has likely been already addressed...but, I'm curious as to whether or not it is best to always deny 'control' questions.  If you are asked questions like if you have 'ever stolen anything ever', for instance, should you say 'no' 100% of the time? Is the goal just to say 'no' to every question (while increasing your responses to them) and then maybe 'yes' to one (like have you ever lied ever?)  to not seem like you're stonewalling? 

Then again, in the direct control questions you will have to say 'no' no matter what, so I think this probably isn't that big of a deal...
  
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Re: control question question
Reply #1 - Sep 5th, 2006 at 7:51am
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Your question is addressed in The Lie Behind the Lie Detector (at p. 128 of the 4th edition).
  

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