Re: Threat Recognition Testing

From: Andrew Clough (
Date: Fri Oct 05 2001 - 07:31:42 MDT

>What the test looks for: Threat Recognition Testing seeks to determine whether
>the subject being tested recognizes certain items--which may be images of
>physical items, pictures, or terminology. If the subject being tested
>recognizes enough specific items, he or she can be assumed to have certain
>training or experience. In actual testing, the technique was used to find 100
>percent of the FBI agents in a test group without falsely selecting civilians
>as FBI agents.

If people are to be screened multiple times, is there a chance that they
could recognize immages and words from previous screenings, thus creating
false positives. Of course you can always get more images, but I imagine
this would grow increasingly difficult.

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