Groundbreaking technology investigates guilty verdict

November 14th, 2007 - 8:26 am ICT by admin  
Professor Sean Spence, who has pioneered the use of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to detect lies, conducted the landmark experiments on a woman convicted of poisoning a child in her care.

The woman was sentenced to four years in prison despite protesting her innocence.

Using the technology, Professor Spence examined the woman’s brain activity as she alternately confirmed her account of events and that of her accusers. The tests demonstrated that when she agreed with her accusers

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