TITLE

Detecting Infrequent Deception

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, Kevin R.
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Psychology;Nov87, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p611
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Develops equations showing that extraordinarily high levels of accuracy of polygraph and similar devices would be needed to detect infrequent deception. Debate over the accuracy of deception detection methods; Analysis of the problem of detecting deception in terms of the base rate and the conditional probability of deception.
ACCESSION #
5133674

 

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