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Professional Affliations & Activities

Psycholinguistics and memory, general cognitive:
PDFMarshall, C.Z.* & Buchanan, E.M. (2016). The effect of personal distance on the perception of LGBTQ+ hate speech. LOGOS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9, 30-43.
PDFJohnson, C.C.*, Buchanan, E.M., & Jordan, K.N. (2014). Blog Topic and Word Frequency: What Predicts High Powered Blogs? Psychology of Popular Media, 3, 154-163. doi: 10.1037/ppm0000036
PDFMaxwell, M.T., Carney, R.N., Buchanan, E.M., & Deal, W.P. (2014). The face- name mnemonic strategy: Learning face-name pairs using abstract and concrete keywords. The Researcher, 26, 14-17.
PDFTeasley, M.L.* & Buchanan, E.M. (2013) Capturing the Student Perspective: Advising at Missouri State University. LOGOS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, 6, 81-90.
PDFValentine, K.D., & Buchanan, E.M. (2013). JAM-boree: An Application of Observation Oriented Modeling to Judgments of Associative Memory. Journal Of Cognitive Psychology, 25, 400-422. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2013.775120
PDFHutchison, K.A., Balota, D.A., Neely, J.H., Cortese, M.J., Cohen-Shikora, E.R., Tse, C., Yap, M.J., Bengson, J.J., Niemeyer, D., & Buchanan, E.M. (2013). The Semantic Priming Project. Behavior Research Methods, 45, 1099-1114. doi: 10.3758/s13428-012-0304-z
PDFBuchanan, E.M., Holmes, J. L., Teasley, M. L.*, & Hutchison, K. (2013). English Semantic Word-Pair Norms and a Searchable Web Portal for Experimental Stimuli Creation. Behavior Research Methods. 45, 746-757. doi:10.3758/s13428-012-0284-z
PDFFoster, L.E.*, & Buchanan, E.M. (2012). Judgments of Memory: Do the Number and Presentation of Cues Available Help?, Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 17, 17-25. (Elizabeth A. Dahl, Ph.D. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Recipient)
PDFBuchanan, E.M. (2009). Access into memory: differences in judgments and priming for semantic and associative memory. Journal of Scientific Psychology,1-8.
PDFMaki, W., & Buchanan, E.M. (2008). Latent structure in measures of associative, semantic, and schematic knowledge. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 598- 603. doi: 10.3758/PBR.15.3.598

Applied Statistics
PDFMoyer, K.H., McEvoy, J.P., Mabe, P.A., Buchanan, E.M., Venkatesan, A., & Buckley, P.F. (2017). Prioritizing Harm, Journal of Personality Assessment, 99, 78-82. doi:10.1080/00223891.2016.1180625
PDFJohnson, L.R., Chin, E.G., Kajumba, M., Buchanan, E.M., Kizito, S., Bangirana, P. (2016, online first). Do Concepts of Depression Predict Treatment Pathways? A Closer Look at Explanatory Models Among Clinical and Nonclinical Samples in Uganda. Journal of Clinical Psychology, X, 1-17. doi:10.1002/jclp.22378
PDFStefano, E.C., Hudson, D.L., Whisenhunt, B.L., Buchanan, E.M., & Latner, J.D. (2016). Examination of Body Checking, Body Image Dissatisfaction, and Negative Affect Using Ecological Momentary Assessment. Eating Behaviors. 22, 51-54. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.03.026
PDFSchulenberg, S.E., Smith, C.V., Drescher, C.F., & Buchanan, E.M. (2016). Assessment of Meaning in Adolescents Receiving Clinical Services in Mississippi Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: An Application of the Purpose in Life Test-Short Form (PIL-SF), Journal of Clinical Psychology. 72, 1279-1286. doi:10.1002/jclp.22240.
PDFPeter, C., Schulenberg, S.E., Buchanan, E.M., Prodinger, B., & Geyh, S. (2016). Rasch analysis of measurement instruments capturing personal factors in persons with spinal cord injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48, 175-188. doi:10.2340/16501977-2028
PDFAiena, B.J., Buchanan, E.M., Smith, C.V., & Schulenberg, S.E. (2016). Meaning, resilience, and traumatic stress following the gulf oil spill: a study of Mississippi coastal residents seeking mental health services. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 72, 1264-1278. doi:10.1002/jclp.22232
PDFTeasley, M.L., & Buchanan, E.M. (2016). When Music Goes Up In Flames: Advising’s Impact on Music Major Burnout. NACADA Journal, 36, 43-53. doi:10.12930/nacada-15-002
PDF Aiena, B.J., Baczwaski, B.J, Schulenberg, S.E., & Buchanan, E.M. (2015). Measuring Resilience with the RS-14: A Tale of Two Samples. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 291-300. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2014.951445
PDFMaack, D.J., Buchanan, E.M., & Young, J. (2014). Development and Psychometric Investigation of an Inventory to Assess Temperamental Fear. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 44, 117-127. doi: 10.1080/16506073.2014.972443
PDFBuchanan, E. M., Valentine, K. D., & Schulenberg, S. E. (2014). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis: Developing the Purpose in Life test - Short Form (PIL-SF). In P. Bindle (Ed.), Sage Research Methods Cases. 1-18. Sage. doi: 10.4135/978144627305013517794
PDFSchulenberg, S.E., Baczwaski, B.J., & Buchanan, E.M. (2014). Measuring Search for Meaning: A Factor-Analytic Evaluation of the Seeking of Noetic Goals Test (SONG). Journal Of Happiness Studies, 15, 693-715. doi: 10.1007/s10902-013-9446-7
PDFWalters, B. A., Drescher, C. F., Baczwaski, B. J., Aiena, B. J., Darden, M. C., Johnson, L. R., Buchanan, E. M., & Schulenberg, S. E. (2014). Getting active in the Gulf: Environmental attitudes and action following two Mississippi coastal disasters. Social Indicators Research, 118, 991-936. doi: 10.1007/s11205-013-0428-2
PDFTeasley, M.L. & Buchanan, E.M. (2013). Capturing the Student Perspective: A New Instrument for Measuring Advising Satisfaction. NACADA Journal, 33, 4- 15. doi: 10.12930/NACADA-12-132
PDFTrent, L., Buchanan, E., Ebesutani, C., Heiden, L.J., Damon, J., & Hight, T., Young, J. (2013). A Measurement Invariance Examination of the Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale in a Southern Sample: Differential Item Functioning Between African American and Caucasian Youth, Assessment, 20, 175-187. doi: 10.1177/1073191112450907
PDFSchnetzer, L.W., Schulenberg, S.E., & Buchanan, E.M. (2013). Differential Associations among Alcohol Use, Depression, and Perceived Life Meaning in Male and Female College Students, Journal of Substance Use, 18, 311-319. doi:10.3109/14659891.2012.661026
PDFRost, A.D., Wilson, K., Buchanan, E. M., Hildebrandt, M.J., & Mutch, D. (2012). Improving Psychological Adjustment among Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer Patients: ACT versus CBT. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 508-517. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2012.01.003
PDFSchulenberg, S.E., Strack, K.M. & Buchanan, E.M. (2011). The meaning in life questionnaire: psychometric properties with individuals with serious mental illness in an inpatient setting. Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1210-1219. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20841
PDFSmitherman, T., McDermott, M., & Buchanan, E.M. (2011). Negative impact of episodic migraine on a college population: Quality of life, functional interference, and comorbid psychiatric symptoms. Headache: Journal of Head and Face Pain, 51, 581-589.doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4610.2011.01857.x
PDFSchulenberg, S.E., Schnetzer, L.W., & Buchanan, E.M. (2011). The Purpose in Life Test-Short Form (PIL-SF): development and psychometric support. Journal of Happiness Studies, 12, 861-876. doi: 10.1007/s10902-010-9231-9
The DOOM Lab works on many projects at once with each graduate student spearheading their own individual works, along with assisting with PI projects. Please email me if you would like a current list of projects.