Dr Meredith is Programme Leader for the BSc Psychology with Human Resource Management degree. She worked for some years in Primary Special Needs before joining Middlesex University for an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Following time as Assistant Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre in Hampstead she rejoined Middlesex University to complete a PhD in Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in primary aged children.
Dr Meredith joined Middlesex in a full-time capacity in 2009, having previously held part-time and Associate Lectureship positions, and has been programme leader for Psychology with HRM for the last three years. Her research interests are EQ, the biology of emotion, stress, psychological resilience, anxiety and the student experience.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Personality and Emotional intelligence, Developmental Psychology, Emotion: Biology and Cognition.
Dr Meredith is module leader for PSY3330, PSY3012, PSY3009 and PSY2220.
Research Outputs & Interests
Developmental psychology: emotional development in childhood, emotional and behavioural disorders in primary aged children, anxiety in childhood.
Personality and individual differences: personality across the lifespan, emotional competence, personality and stress.
Meredith, J. (2004). Links between Emotional Literacy and Behavioural Problems. Workshop presentation at "Getting Better Together" Conference, Institute of Child Health, London.
Meredith, J. (2005). Perception, Expression and Empathy: Emotional awareness in normal and behaviourally challenged school-children. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Quinquennial Conference, Manchester.
Meredith, J. (2005). Perception, Expression and Empathy: Emotional awareness in normal, behaviourally challenged and special educational needs school-children. Poster Presented at XIIth European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Tenerife.
Meredith, J. (2005). Emotional competencies in special needs children in primary education: perceived perception, expression and empathy skills. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Edinburgh.
Meredith, J., Coulson, M. (2006). Manipulating Emotional Faces: Using new MORPHO face-changing software with typically developing, special needs and behaviourally challenged children aged 7-11 years. Poster presented at British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, Holloway
Meredith, J. (2007). Changing Faces: Differing responses of typically developing and behaviourally challenged children aged 7-11 years to emotional transition in faces. Poster presented at XIIIth European Conference on Developmental Psychology.
Meredith, J. (2009). Perceived emotional competence in behaviourally challenged children. Poster presented at EPS London Meeting, 5-6th January 2009.
Meredith, J. (2009). The revision and preparation of 10-item short form of the Spielberger State Anxiety Index for Children. Paper presented at XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology.
Meredith, Jacqueline (2009) Perceived emotional competence and emotion appraisal skills in middle childhood in typically developing and behaviourally challenged children. PhD thesis, Middlesex University.