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How to Cheat a Lie Detector Test

This article explains a couple of approaches to the age-old question, How to Cheat a Lie Detector Test. If you think you will have difficulty cheating the test, speak to a member of our team today to see how we can help.

Cheat a Lie Detector Test

Polygraph machines, commonly known as lie detectors, are not a scientific instrument. They do not have the ability to tell whether you are telling the truth or lying. Instead, the machines read your bodily responses, for example breathing rate and perspiration. The polygraph examiner then reviews these readings, along with the interspaced questions he asked, and takes a view on whether you are being truthful or not.

If you are able to manipulate your bodily responses, and thus the readings, you will have learnt how to cheat a lie detector test.

Reasons to Cheat a Lie Detector Test

Polygraph, or Lie detector, test results are not admissible in courts, however it is totally legal for an officer or official to use the lie detector as sort of a conversation starter to prod you to confess. Companies are also looking to connect job seekers and applicants to lie detector as part of a job interview or a background check, ensuring you really are telling the truth about your intentions to work for the company and the extent of your previous work experience.

Be Smart About Answering Questions

A polygraph test is not just a machine you are connected to, it is also an interrogation. This applies not just to the test itself, but to any conversations you have before and after you’re hooked up to the machinery. Make sure to stick to your story both before and after the test, the examiner is always trying to catch you out!

How to Cheat the Lie Detector

When the examiner asks you once of the specific or relevant questions, relax yourself and keep your breathing normal. If you are lying, the examiner will expect your body to show signs of stress.

The second part is to answer to control or shock questions with a strong reaction. The control questions are not related to the test subject but are designed to shock you. They are questions which the examiner will tell you to lie in your answer, supposedly to test or calibrate the machine. The real reason for these is to make you nervous about whether you’re acting nervous enough.

If you are able to demonstrate a strong reaction to these questions, your actual lies will look normal and hence the examiner will deduct that you are telling the truth.

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