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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Paul Fuglestad, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2010

Areas of Interest

  • Initiating and maintaining health behavior change
  • Personality and health
  • Relationship processes and health
  • Self-regulation
  • Attitudes and social influence

Selected Publications/Presentations

Fuglestad, P.T., Rothman, A.J., & Jeffery, R.W. (in press). The effect of regulatory focus on responding to and avoiding slips in a longitudinal study of smoking cessation. Basic and Applied Social Psychology.

Fuglestad, P.T., Bruening, M., Graham, D.J., Eisenberg, M.E., & Neumark-Sztainer, D.R. (in press). The associations of eating-related attitudinal balance with psychological well-being and eating behaviors. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

Fuglestad, P.T., Jeffery, R.W., & Sherwood, N. E. (2012). Lifestyle patterns associated with diet, physical activity, body mass index and amount of recent weight loss in a sample of successful weight losers. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9, 79.

Fuglestad, P.T., Rothman, A.J., & Jeffery, R.W. (2008). Getting there and hanging on: The effect of regulatory focus on performance in smoking and weight loss interventions. Health Psychology, 27, S260 – S270.

Courses Taught

  • Psyc101 Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Psyc202 Careers in Psychology
  • Psyc456/556 Personality Psychology