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A new form of lie detection from a small lab at Northwestern University could stop crimes before they happen

With its weathered blue sofa, textbook-littered desks and corkboard plastered with postcards from spring break spots like Florida and Hilton Head, Room 202 in Northwestern University’s Cresap Hall could easily belong to a frat brother. Instead, it’s a laboratory where one professor is working to read minds — by building the ultimate lie detector.

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Electrode Avenue

A Northwestern University professor attempts to build the perfect lie detector

With its weathered blue sofa, textbook-littered desks and corkboard plastered with postcards from spring- break spots like Florida and Hilton Head, Room 202 in Northwestern University’s Cresap Hall could easily belong to a frat brother.

Read the entire article (PDF)