Spring on the York College campus

Adjunct Faculty

Joshua D. Landau, Ph.D.


  • B.S., Psychology, Kean College of New Jersey (1991)
  • M.A., Psychology, Central Michigan University, (1993)
  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Georgia (1997)


  • Design and Analysis I
  • Design and Analysis II
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Theories of Learning

Research Interests

  • Human memory and cognition
  • Inadvertent plagiarism
  • Memory blocking
  • The production effect

Recent Publications

  • Leynes, P. A, Brown, J., & Landau, J. D. (2011). Objective and subjective measures indicate that orthographically similar words produce a blocking experience. Memory, 19, 17-35.
  • Engler, J.N., & Landau, J.D. (in press). Source is important when developing a social norms campaign to combat academic dishonesty. Teaching of Psychology.
  • Rass, O., & Landau, J. D., Curran, T., & Leynes, P. A. (in press). Event-related potential (ERP) correlates of memory blocking and priming during a word fragment test. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
  • Landau, J.D., & Gunter, B. C. (2009). ‘Don’t worry, you’ll get over it’: Methodological investigations of the fading affect bias. American Journal of Psychology, 122, 209-217.