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Dr Meredith Wilkinson

Job: Senior Lecturer in Psychology

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0) 116 250 6488

E: mwilkinson@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Meredith_Wilkinson2

 

Personal profile

Dr Meredith Wilkinson’s research interests include: 

  • Self-esteem
  • Counterfactual thinking
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups and mental health support
  • Deontic reasoning

Research group affiliations

  • Psychology

Key research outputs

  • Wilkinson, M. R., Elqayam, S., Thompson, V., & Over, D. E. (2017). Counterfactual conditionals and normative rules. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T Tenbrink, & E. J. Davelaar (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 3528-3533). Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society

  • Elqayam, S., Thompson, V. A., Wilkinson, M. R., Evans, J. S. B., & Over, D. E. (2015). Deontic introduction: A theory of inference from is to ought. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition,41(5), 1516-1532 

  • Wilkinson, M. R., Ball, L. J., & Alford, D. (2015). Counterfactual reasoning for regretted situations involving controllable versus uncontrollable events: The modulating role of contingent self-esteem. Advances in Cognitive Psychology, 11(1), pp. 22-30.   

Research interests/expertise

  • Self-esteem
  • Counterfactual thinking
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups and mental health support
  • Deontic reasoning

Areas of teaching

  • Research Methods
  • Biological Psychology
  • Empirical Psychology

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology
  • MSc Psychological Research Methods
  • PhD Cognitive Psychology and Philosophy of Mind
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education 

Courses taught

Year 1:

Introductory Research Methods in Psychology

Empirical Psychology  

Year 2:

Further Research Methods for Psychologists

Biological Psychology  

MSc

Advanced Dissertation in Applied Psychology Research

 

Honours and awards

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, July 2016

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