“We asked Stacey
Anne, ‘Have you ever conducted inappropriate relations with your
brother’s gardener’s wife’s husband?’ She answered, ‘No’.
Well, we can reveal, she was in fact…LYING.”
Just an average day
on the Jeremy Kyle Show.
The lie detector tests used on many popular daytime TV shows are
traditional polygraph tests, where the participant is hooked up to a
machine that typically measures a variety of physiological variables,
including blood pressure and the moisture levels of the skin, whilst
being asked a series of questions. The validity of these tests,
however, has long been doubted.
Lying and deception
are a part of everyday life, whether it be a small, ‘selfless’
lie, like telling someone a dress looks good on them when it clearly
resembles a potato sack, or a more consequential lie, like lying in a
criminal investigation. Read more »