Benjamin D. Hill, Ph.D.

Benjamin D. Hill, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology


  • Ph.D. Louisiana State University 2008 - Clinical Psychology
  • M.S. Wake Forest University 2003 - General/Experimental Psychology
  • B.S. Coastal Carolina University 1999 - Psychology 

Dr. Hill will be reviewing graduate student applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. Apply here

Research Interests

  • Fluid Cognition
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Concussion/mTBI and TBI
  • Symptom Validity Measurement
  • Intra-Individual Variability
  • Cognitive Effects of Meta-Inflammation


  • Shelley-Tremblay, J.F., Eyer, J.C., & Hill, B.D. (2019). A laboratory Word Memory Test analogue differentiates intentional feigning from true responding using the P300 event-related potential. Brain Sciences, 9(5), 109.

  • Aita, S., Sofko, C., Hill, B.D., Musso, M.W., & Boettcher, A.C. (2018). Utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory in detecting feigned Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The Feigned Adult ADHD index. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 33(7), 832-844. arclin/acx113

  • Hill, B.D., & Aita, S. (2018). The positive side of effort: A review of the impact of motivation and engagement on neuropsychological performance. Applied Neuropsychology: Adult, 25(4), 312-317.

  • Hill, B.D., Foster, J., Sofko, C., Elliott, E.M., & Shelton, J.T. (2016). The interaction of ability and motivation: Average working memory is required for Need for Cognition to positively benefit intelligence and the effect increases with ability. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 225-228.