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Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

David Faust

(401) 874-4237

Educational Background
Ph.D., Ohio University

Research Interests
Philosophy/psychology of science, clinical judgment, neuropsychology, and psychology and law. Current research includes such topics as the formation of false beliefs among clinicians and methods for correcting these and other sources of judgment error. Other studies have addressed psychologists and psychiatrists as expert witnesses, the capacity of mental health experts to detect simulated or malingered symptoms, and methods of neuropsychological assessment.

Professional Interests

Consultation and expert testimony in courtroom cases involving psychiatrists, psychologists and neuropsychologists.

Honors and Awards
Diplomate, American Academy of Assessment Psychology

Selected Publications


The Program

The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, or a Certificate in the Neurosciences. The program provides broad instruction across several neuroscience disciplines and gives students an opportunity to focus on a specific area of specialization.

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Request for Proposals Rhode Island Neuroscience Collaborative Pilot Study Awards - Deadline for Applications: April15, 2014