Emily Meachon, M. Sc.

Doctoral Student

Postal Address
Universität Mannheim
Lehrstuhl für Klinische und Biologische
Psychologie und Psychotherapie
68131 Mannheim

Campus Address
L13, 17, 1.OG
Room 212


Phone: +49 (0)621 181-3406
E-Mail: emeachon[at]mail.uni-mannheim.de





Education

           2017 - present     PhD University of Mannheim, Mannheim Germany


               2016 - 2017      MSc University of Oxford, Oxford UK
                                           Thesis: The time course of attentional facilitation during perceptual decision-making


               2013 - 2016      BA University of Hartford, West Hartford CT, USA
                                           Thesis: Metacognition and coping: reducing stress among college students

Research interests

  • Neural correlates and general presentation of Developmental Coordination Disorder (also known as dyspraxia)
  • Attentional deficits present in conditions such as ADHD, DCD, and more
  • Mechanisms of attention and perceptual decision making in healthy
    individuals


Teaching

2019    

"Attention and Perception Deficits in Neurodevelopment Disorders" AD2: Ausgewählte Probleme der Klinischen Psychologie und Psychotherapie (FSS; MSc students)

 "Attention and Perception in Clinical Psychology" P2: Schwerpunkte der Klinischen Psychologie (FSS; BSc students)

 2018

"Developmental Disorders in Children and Adults" Q1: Ausgewählte Probleme der Klinischen Psychologie I (HWS; BSc students)



Peer-Reviewed Publications

Nicklin, J. M., Meachon, E. J., McNall, L. (2018). Balancing Work, School, and Personal Life among Graduate Students: A Positive Psychology Approach. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11482-018-9650-z.



Selected Honors and Awards

 2018                

1st Prize for GESS Research Speed Dating Collaboration,                                                                      Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

 2017-2018   
Scholarship for first year of doctoral studies,                                                                                                    Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim
2016    
Belle K. Ribicoff Student Prize, University of Hartford
2016
Undergraduate Research Award, Department of Psychology, University of Hartford
2016
Senior Regents Honor Award, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Hartford
2016
Psi Chi Eastern Regional Research Award, for poster at Eastern Psychological Association Conference, New York, NY
2015
Herbert P. Schoen Scholarship Recipient, University of Hartford




External Links

Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences Profile: https://gess.uni-mannheim.de/doctoral-programs/social-and-behavioral-sciences-cdss/students/people/show/emily-meachon.html

Research Gate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Emily_Meachon