Personality, Compatibility, and Personal Timing Are Measurable With Comprehensive Handwriting Analysis, Astrology, and Numerology

Home  |  Blog
Sign up for your free 17 Tips to Help You Reduce Business and Personal Related Risk
  • Reduce Wasted Time and Monetary Loss
  • Minimize Squandered Opportunities
  • Avoid Unsafe and Unreliable People
 
These 17 tips involving background checks, security investigations, personality assessment, forecasting, and cyclical timing analysis will help you greatly reduce your overall risk, save time and money, and gain more peace of mind in your business, career, or personal life.
 
Name
E-mail
You may easily unsubscribe at any time and we
don't share or sell e-mail lists
 

Posts Tagged ‘Digital Lie Detector Detects Dishonesty On-line’

Digital Lie Detector Detects Dishonesty On-line

Monday, July 25th, 2016
Share Button

A group of four academics claims to have developed a digital lie detector that is 70% accurate. Evidently, it can be used to scan social media, e-mail and text communications, and more.

The group developed a text analytic algorithm that involves word usage, in part, to detect fraud and dishonesty: “We found that individuals who lie generally use fewer personal pronouns, such as I, you, and he/she, and more adjectives, such as brilliant, fearless, and sublime. They also use fewer first-person singular pronouns, such as I, me, mine, with discrepancy words, such as could, should, would, as well as more second-person pronouns (you, your) with achievement words (earn, hero, win).”

Several types of dishonesty exist, ranging from innocuous white lies to intentional fraud. Everyone fibs a little, but extreme dishonesty is a serious red flag personality trait.

Testing the lie detector technology on dating apps could be entertaining–ask the person what they think of already-involved people secretly using dating apps (42% of people using the most popular dating app already have a partner).

Although a 30% error rate doesn’t sound great, I’d expect the group to recommend the lie detector technology as a supplement to existing systems rather than a stand-alone mode of detecting dishonesty.

Various forms of assessment comprise my systems of analysis and I recommend clients use a range of evaluations. As I say on my handwriting sample forms, “Decisions will not be made based only on the results of the graphological analysis, but in conjunction with the interview process, decision-maker observations, and other information.”

Copyright © 2016 Scott Petullo