September 2010
Australasian Science;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p30
The article discusses the use of brain scans to determine guilt and innocence in criminal cases. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans are more reliable as compared to a polygraph test because it is measuring truthfulness, not anxiety. In India, a electroencephalogram called Brain Electrical Oscillations Signature (BEOS) test was used to convict a person for murder. No Lie MRI and Cephos Corp. are two companies in the U.S. that are marketing fMRI for lie detection.


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