Emily Meachon, M. Sc.


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

L13, 17, 1.OG
Raum 212

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


           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

  • Attention and impulsivity in children and adults with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Neural mechanisms involved in DCD and/or ADHD
  • Development of screening tools for DCD
  • Executive functioning in those with Neurodevelopment Disorders



"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)


"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


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

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