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Littlefield, Melissa M., 1979-
The lying brain : lie detection in science and science fiction / Melissa M. Littlefield
Alternate Title Lie detection in science and science fiction
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HV8078 .L58 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Lie detectors and detection
Truthfulness and falsehood
Physical Description x, 203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-190) and index
Contents Selling the psychological detective: Hugo Munsterberg's applied psychology and The achievements of Luther Trant, 1907-30 -- The science of lying in a laboratory: William Marston's deceptive consciousness, 1913-22 -- Thought in translation: reading the mind in science and science fiction, 1930-50 -- Without a trace: brain fingerprinting, biometrics, and body snatching -- A tremor in the brain: fMRI lie detection, brain fingerprinting, and the organ of deceit in post-9/11 America -- Coda: lie detection as patterned repetition, from The demolished man to The truth machine

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