“Faking Bad” Clinical PsyD Student’s Neuropsychology Research Finds a More Accurate Measure of Honesty in Brain Waves

Malingering, or the act of faking or exaggerating symptoms for financial compensation or to avoid responsibility, is an issue that can have negative effects that extend well beyond the individual. Communities can experience financial strain or see impacts on the availability of health care providers, and there are burdens for public safety and legal processes as well. August Price, a William James College fourth-year clinical psychology student, addresses the problem of malingering in his doctoral research.

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