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Psychology

Dr. Joshua Buchanan

Lecturer of Psychology

Ph.D. Social Psychology, Miami University
M.A. Social Psychology, Miami University
B.A. Psychology, University of Oklahoma

 

Office: Psychology Building Room 427

Courses Typically Taught at CWU

  • PSY 346 Social Psychology
  • PSY 362 Introduction to Statistics
  • PSY 363 Intermediate Statistics and Research Methods

Research Interests

  • How emotions influence decision-making
  • Why and how people express and describe emotions
  • The predictors and consequences of experiencing regret and disappointment
  • Cultural differences in emotions

Publications

  • Summerville, A., & Buchanan, J. (2014). Functions of personal experience and of expression of regret. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 463-475.
  • Walker, R. J., Christopher, A. N., Wieth, M. B., & Buchanan, J. (2015). Personality, time-of-day preference, and eating behavior: The mediational role of morning-eveningness. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 13-17.

Presentations

  • Buchanan, J. & Summerville, A. (2015, May). Eye of the beholder: Impact of regret disclosures on closeness. Paper presented at the 87th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Buchanan, J. (2014, October). Functions of Personal Experience and of Expression of Regret. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Person Memory Interest Group, Heuston Woods, OH.
  • Buchanan, J., Lehmann, J., & Summerville, A. (2014, May). Feeling and thinking about regret: Validating the Regret Elements Scale. Paper presented at the 86th annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Buchanan, J., Chartier, C., & Summerville, A. (2014, February). Should I stay or should I go: Mechanisms underlying successful action/inaction tacit coordination. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.
  • Buchanan, J., Chartier, C., & Summerville, A. (2014, February). Should I stay or should I go: Mechanisms underlying successful action/inaction tacit coordination. Poster presented at the 9th Judgment and Decision Making Preconference at the 15th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX. Fight or float: Transcending addiction through spiritual healing. Wyoming Counseling Association: Casper, WY

 

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