TITLE

Validity of the control question polygraph test: The problem of sampling bias

AUTHOR(S)
Patrick, C.J.; Iacono, W.G.
PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Psychology;Apr91, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p229
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Seeks criterion evidence from polygraph office records and from independent police files for all 402 control question tests (CQTs) conducted during a 5-year period by federal police examiners in a major Canadian city. Discusses some alternatives to confession studies for evaluating the accuracy of the CQT with guilty subjects. Methods; Results.
ACCESSION #
9105202505

 

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