Jana Meier, M. Sc.

Since 02/2021 employed at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research

Curriculum Vitae | Current Research | Posters | Methods and Workshops | Teaching

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2020 PhD student in the Departement of Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Psychological Institute, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
2016-2020 M.Sc. Psychology Cognitive-Affective Neuroscience, University of Technology Dresden
Master Thesis (at JGU Mainz): Differential Neural Processing Related to Stressor Controllability and Links to Individual Differences in Locus of Control
2012-2016 B.Sc. Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Bachelor Thesis: The effect of corners on the perception of curved contours


Current Research

  • Neural mechanisms underlying resilience against stress related disorders
  • Effects of instrumental control over stressors
  • Stressinoculation



Meine, L. E., Meier, J., Schueler, K., Wessa, M. (2019, September). Why trust is fine but control is better – neural correlates of stressor controllability in humans. Poster at the 5th International Symposium on Resilience Research, Mainz, Germany.


Methods and Workshops

  • Behavioral, questionnaire and trait data acquisition
  • Psychophysiological measures
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
05/2020 Introduction to Data Science with R and the Tidyverse, GRADE Brain workshop, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
04/2019 Introductory course on methods for designing and analyzing human MRI studies, Neuroimaging Center, JGU Mainz



WiSe 2020/21 M.Sc. Course Dysfunktional neuro-cognitive processes
WiSe 2020/21 M.Sc. Course Neuroscience methods