Dr. Joshua Guyer 

Dr. Joshua Guyer is an assistant professor of psychology at both Instituto de Empresa (IE) and Saint Louis University, (Madrid). Dr. Guyer is also conducting postdoctoral research at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid with Dr. Pablo Brinol. Broadly speaking, his research focuses on attitudes, persuasion, and social influence. Previously, he held a research fellowship at the IE Center for Insurance Research and also served as a lecturer at the Royal Military College of Canada. Joshua received his Ph.D in social psychology (2016) from Queen's University under the supervision of Dr. Leandre Fabrigar.



2017 - 

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Postdoctoral Researcher

2012 - 2016

Queen's University

Ph.D Social Psychology


Best Doctoral Dissertation (2016)

Canadian Psychological Association
Certificate of Academic Excellence

2010 - 2012

Queen's University

M.Sc Social Psychology

2003 - 2008

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

BA Psychology (Honors)


Vocal Confidence

Qualities of voice that reflect speaker confidence e.g., speech rate, intonation, pitch, loudness

Vocal Affect             

Emotional qualities of voice

e.g., excitement, boredom,
fear, contentment

Scarcity, Stealing thunder

Tactics used to change behavior without necessarily changing attitudes, e.g., Scarcity, Authority, Stealing thunder, etc.

Social Influence



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