RELEVANT-IRRELEVANT TEST

Query style in polygraph testing which results in physiological responses to questions relevant to a crime, which are then compared to responses to questions which are irrelevant to a crime. See also: guilty knowledge test.

RELEVANT-IRRELEVANT TEST: "The relevant-irrelevant test has largely been replaced by the control question test in polygraph examination."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RELEVANT-IRRELEVANT TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relevant-irrelevant-test/ (accessed October 18, 2020).
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