TITLE

DIOGNES' NEW LAMP

AUTHOR(S)
Slotnick, Rebecca Sloan
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
American Scientist;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with a method of lie detection using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Discussion of the study conducted by Daniel Langleben, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; How the fMRI works; Drawbacks of fMRI scanning; Significance of thermal imaging system; Opposition to traditional polygraph.
ACCESSION #
6144359

 

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