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Joshua J. Guyer, Ph.D.


Department of Psychology and Sociology
Psychology


Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Social Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy, Queen's University, Social-Personality Psychology
Master of Science, Queen's University, Social-Personality Psychology
Bachelor of Arts (Honors), Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Attitudes & Persuasion
  • Social Influence
  • Nonverbal Behavior

Publications and Media Placements

Guyer, J. J., Briñol, P., Vaughan-Johnston, T. I., Fabrigar, L. R., Moreno, L., & Petty, R. E. (In Press). Paralinguistic features communicated through voice can affect appraisals of confidence and evaluative judgments. (JNVB special issue on emotional expression).

Vaughan-Johnston, T.L., Guyer, J. J., & Fabrigar, L. R., & Chen, M. (In Press). The role of vocal affect in persuasion The CIVA model. (JNVB special issue on emotional expression).

Vaughan-Johnston, T. I., Guyer, J. J., & Fabrigar, L. R. (In Press). Persuasion and Social Change. In Gurung, R. A. R. (Ed.). Research Encyclopedia of Psychology in the Real World, Routledge.

Guyer, J. J., Vaughan-Johnston, T. I., Nguyen, A. (In Press). Stealing Thunder: Empirical Evidence and Real-World Applications. In Gurung, R. A. R. (Ed.). Research Encyclopedia of Psychology in the Real World, Routledge.

Horcajo, J., Santos, D., & Guyer, J. J., & Mateos, R. (2020). A meta-cognitive approach to attitude change regarding doping in sports. Journal of Sports Science.

Paredes, B., Guyer, J. J., Briñol, P., & Petty, R. E. (2019). Subtle priming of subtraction vs. addition: A Spill-Over Effect of Math/La inducción sutil de sumar vs. restar: un efecto indirecto de las matemáticas. International Journal of Social Psychology, 1-33.

Horcajo, J., Santos, D., Guyer, J. J., & Moreno, L. (2019). Changing attitudes and intentions related to doping: An analysis of individual differences in Need for Cognition. Journal of Sports Science, 37(24), 2835-2843.

Guyer, J. J., Briñol, P., Petty, R. E., & Horcajo, J. (2019). Non-verbal behavior of persuasive sources: A Multiple process analysis. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 1-29.

Briñol, P., Petty, R. E., & Guyer, J. J. (2019). A Historical view on attitudes and persuasion. In Hegarty, P., Logan, C., Long, W., Pettikainen, P., Rutherford, & Rickren, W. E. (Eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Guyer, J. J., & Vaughan-Johnston, T. I. (2018). Upward and downward social comparisons: A brief historical overview. In: Zeigler-Hill V., Shackelford T. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences, Springer Cham.

Guyer, J. J., Fabrigar, L. R., & Vaughan-Johnston, T. I. (2018). Speech rate, intonation, and pitch: Investigating the bias and cue effects of vocal confidence on persuasion. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(3), 389-405.

Letamendia, L. N., Silva, A. C., & Guyer, J. J. (2018). Financial illiteracy, motivations and barriers to saving and investing by Spanish households. Funcas Social and Economic Studies, 4, 77-97.

Guyer, J. J., Fabrigar, L. R., Vaughan-Johnston, T. I., & Tang, C. (2017). The counter-intuitive influence of vocal affect on the efficacy of affectively-based persuasive messages. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 74, 161-173.

Guyer, J. J. (April, 2016). The influence of vocally expressed emotions on attitude change. Canadian Psychological Association, Mind Pad, 24(2), 21-25.

Guyer, J. J. (February, 2016). What you say matters but so does how you say it. Association for Psychological Science Student Observer Notebook, 29(2).

Guyer, J. J., & Fabrigar, L. R. (2015). The attitude-behavior link: A review of the history. In J. Wright & J. Berry (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd ed., Vol. 2, pp. 183-189). Elsevier.

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Excellence in Teaching Award
Sept. 2020 – May 2021
IE University, Madrid

SPSP Teacher/Scholar Conference Registration Award
Sept. 2020

SPSP Best Online Syllabi
July 2020
Top three best online syllabi (Learning to Observe, Experiment, and Survey)

Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence
Sept. 2019 – May 2020
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus

Outstanding Excellence in Teaching Award
Sept. 2019 – May 2020
IE University, Madrid

Research Scholar Travel Award - 1500€
Jan. 2020
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus

SPSP Small Research Grant Award - $1500 USD
Sept. 2019
The Role of Vocal Confidence in Persuasion: A Self-Validation Perspective

Outstanding Excellence in Teaching Award
Sept. 2018 – May 2019
IE University, Madrid

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Travel Award - 1000€
April 2019
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Research Scholar Travel Award - 900€
Feb. 2019
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus

SPSP Teacher/Scholar Travel Award - $500 USD
Sept. 2017

Canadian Psychological Association Certificate of Academic Excellence
2016 – 2017
Best Doctoral Dissertation

Association for Psychological Science Travel Award - $200 CAD
May 2016, 2017

Queen's University Travel Award - $150 CAD
2012 – 2016

R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship - $10,000 CAD
Sept. 2014
Awarded to top three graduate students in psychology department with highest GPA