Matthew N. McMullen

Matt McMullen

Professor of Psychology

Department of Psychology

Montana State University-Billings

1500 University Dr.

Billings, MT  59101

Office: LA 506




General Psychology

Cognitive Processes

Educational Background

PhD 1995, Indiana University

BA 1988, Bowling Green State University

Representative Publications

Markman, K. D. & McMullen, M. N. (2003). A reflection and evaluation model of comparative thinking. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 7, 244-267.

McMullen, M. N. & Markman, K. D. (2002). Affective impact of close counterfactuals: Implications of possible futures for possible pasts. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 64-70.

McMullen, M. N. & Markman, K. D. (2000). Downward counterfactual thinking and motivation: The “wake-up call” and the “Pangloss effect.” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 575-584.