GROUND TRUTH

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Term for the truth regarding whether or not a person actually committed the act they are accused of. Concept is used with lie detection. True error rate is difficult to determine.

GROUND TRUTH: "The ground truth is sought by lie detection."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GROUND TRUTH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ground-truth/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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