Scientific Validity of Polygraph Testing
Publisher: Office of Technology Assessment 1983
This technical memorandum presents the results of the Office of Technology Assessment's (OTA) review and assessment of the scientific evidence on the validity of polygraph testing. OTA has limited this technical memorandum to issues directly related to the scientific validity of the polygraph. OTA concluded that there is very little research or scientific evidence to establish polygraph test validity in screening situations.
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