The AIM technique is almost 40% more accurate at lie detection than traditional methods.
Current fMRI tests designed to detect deception by looking at specific areas of the brain may be vulnerable to mental countermeasures. In order to improve reliability, researchers call for whole brain analysis, rather than just examining brain regions of interest.
A new study reveals people with ASD may be at higher risk of being manipulated as they find it more difficult to pick up social cues about deceit. Researchers say the ability to detect lies is significantly diminished in those with autism.
As technology is improving and becoming more accurate at deciphering whether a person is lying or telling the truth, researchers debate whether such technology should be used in legal cases.