Some articles on polygraph:
... Despite claims of 90-95% validity by polygraph advocates, and 95-100% by businesses providing polygraph services, critics maintain that rather than a "test", the method amounts to an ... that even given high estimates of the polygraph's accuracy a significant number of subjects (e.g. 90% accuracy) will appear to be lying, and would unfairly suffer the consequences of "failing" the polygraph ...
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