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Psychology Department
Phone: 509-963-2381
Email: psychology@cwu.edu

Joshua Buchanan

Senior Lecturer of Psychology

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

Office: Psychology Bldg, Room 432
Phone: 509-963-3629

Courses typically taught at CWU:

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

General areas of interest: Psychology of video games, self-conscious emotion, emotion expression, judgment & decision-making

Selected works:

  • Buchanan, T. M., Buchanan, J., & Kadey, K. (2019). Predicting with your head, not your heart: Forecasting errors and the impact of anticipated vs. experienced elements of regret on well-being. Motivation and Emotion. Advance online publication. doi.org/10.1007/s11031-019-09772-y
  • Escamilla-Ocanas, L., Mulu, E., Buchanan, T., & Buchanan, J. (2019, April). Twitch impact: The influence of videogame streamer/viewer connection and style of play on pro/antisocial outcomes. Poster presented at the 99th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA.
  • Hansen, B., Buchanan, T., & Buchanan, J. (2019, April). Breaking-up is (not so) hard to do: Forecasting errors of regret elements in experimental/real-world contexts. Poster presented at the 99th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA.
  • Escamilla-Ocanas, L., Buchanan, T., & Buchanan, J. (2018, April). A top-notch streaming experience: The influence of observed videogame play on social outcomes. Poster presented at the 98th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
  • McCutchen, A., Buchanan, T., & Buchanan, J. (2018, April). Affective and cognitive components of regret: Affective forecasting errors and well-being. Poster presented at the 98th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
  • Buchanan, J., Summerville, A., Lehmann, J., & Reb, J. (2016). The Regret Elements Scale: Distinguishing the affective and cognitive components of regret. Judgment and Decision Making, 11, 275-286.
  • 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.
  • Summerville, A., & Buchanan, J. (2014). Functions of personal experience and of expression of regret. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 463-475.

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