brain fingerprinting


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

brain fingerprinting

n
1. (Law) a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
2. (Physiology) a technique in which sensors worn on the head are used to measure the involuntary brain activity of someone in response to certain images or pieces of evidence pertaining to a crime
References in periodicals archive ?
There are many scientific challenges to the brain fingerprinting approach.
when people lie; (32) and (2) brain fingerprinting, developed by
Brain Fingerprinting and fMRI are very similar--both rely on stored neural systems that actively respond to familiar scenes, and both require audio or visual stimuli and brain monitoring.
In a brain fingerprinting test, relevant words, pictures, or sounds
For a description of how Brain Fingerprinting works, see infra note 45, and accompanying text.
45) Brain fingerprinting operates by observing a brain wave, via electroencephalograph (EEG), which is emitted when a subject recognizes something familiar.
A brain fingerprinting test requires the subject to wear a headband containing sensors that can detect the brain's electrical activity.
Lawrence Farwell develops Farwell Brain Fingerprinting, which identifies criminals by measuring brain responses to viewing pictures.
Brain Fingerprinting testing measures responses to relevant words, pictures or sounds presented by a computer.
Truth serums, Hypnosis, Polygraph, Reid System of interrogation, Statement Analysis, Scientific Content Analysis, Speech Analysis, Vocal-stress analysis, Cognoscopy, Thermal imaging, Brain fingerprinting, the study of micro-gestures and a host of other techniques were investigated.
It has new information on briefing a case, privacy, use of force, eyewitness identification, brain fingerprinting, and death-qualified juries.
Brain Fingerprinting uses electroencephalography to ascertain the presence or absence of information in a subject's brain based on his reaction to particular stimuli.