"You're a fool if you go into a lie detector test thinking that telling the truth is good enough."I've written about this before. Here I am saying much of the same... but this time it's on NPR.
- Peter Moskos, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
What I find crazy is that the defenders of the test, the American Polygraph Association, is thrilled simply to find a study that says the test is "better than chance." Well, I should hope so!
But tell that to the 20 percent of applicants who get rejected while telling the truth.