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Brain Scans Make for More Accurate Lie Detector Tests

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Brain Scans Make for More Accurate Lie Detector Tests

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Brain Scans Make for More Accurate Lie Detector Tests

Brain Scans Make for More Accurate Lie Detector Tests

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NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, joins NPR's Noah Adams to discuss how brain scans could provide a more accurate lie detector test. Researchers announced this week that brain scans of people telling the truth look very different from those who are lying. The study was conducted by researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia, Penn.

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