Vocal Stress/Lie Detectors

  • Harry Hollien
Part of the Applied Psycholinguistics and Communication Disorders book series (APCD)

Abstract

It is without question that law enforcement, security, intelligence and related agencies need an effective method for the detection of deception. Incidentally, “detection of deception” is the phrase used by many professionals when they mean lying. Whether a lie detector—were it to exist—would be used effectively, legally and ethically is not the focus of our concern here (however, these issues will be discussed briefly at the end of the chapter). Rather, I will stress the need for such a system and some approaches to the problem. But first, let us consider the basic issue: can lies be detected; is there such a thing as a lie response?

Keywords

Vocal Tract Speech Sample Laryngeal Muscle Taboo Word Voice Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry Hollien
    • 1
  1. 1.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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