Polygraph Publications

The American Polygraph Association publishes Polygraph and the APA Magazine. 

Polygraph (Journal)

Polygraph is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal featuring articles about the psychophysiological detection of deception, and related areas.  Articles feature original research, literature reviews, legal briefs, theoretical papers, instructional pieces, case histories, book reviews, short reports, and similar work.  Topics cover detection of deception, forensic psychophysiology, techniques, history, psychology, physiology, instrumentation, legislation, legal notes, training, and articles summarizing recent cases.  Abstracts, bibliographies and book reviews are featured. 

Subscription InformationPolygraph Journal: $150.00 (US) and $180.00 (Foreign)

*Please note that all issues of Polygraph between 2001 and 2005 are in PDF format on one CD. This can be purchased from the National Office for $15 (members/non-members). Orders/subscriptions can be made by contacting the APA National Office via telephone at 1 (800) 272-8037 or via mail at: 

APA National Office
Attn: Robbie Bennett
951 Eastgate Loop, Suite 800
Chattanooga, TN 37411-5608.


APA Magazine: The Magazine for the Polygraph Professional (e-magazine)

The APA Magazine is an official publication of the American Polygraph Association, and has a circulation of about 3,000. It is published in electronic format only.  It provides current information to professional polygraph examiners on upcoming continuing education opportunities, technical guidance, highlights of recent legislative and judicial events, commentaries, editorials and lighter fare, all with a polygraph connection.  The APA Magazine is available to all APA members* as part of their membership, but it can be ordered by non-members through the APA National Office (1-800-272-8037).  It is issued six times each year. Those wanting to advertise in the APA Magazine should contact the National Office for rates.

Subscription InformationAPA Magazine: $125.00 

*APA members who are not receiving the APA Magazine, but who would like to, should register for an account on the APA website.