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Meagan McSwiggan

Research Intern

Biographical Sketch

Meagan worked in the NRLC on an independent student project funded by the Wake Forest University Research Fellowship.  Her project focused on the effects on an amino acid drink on behavioral activation and blood levels of plasma L-tryptophan.  After completing her fellowship and graduating from Wake Forest University, Meagan continued her research at Child Trends in Washington, DC. And most recently is pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Central Florida.  


Year Degree Major Institution
2008 B.S Psychology, Spanish Wake Forest University, NC

Period of Service

Summer 2007 as part of the Wake Forest University Research Fellowship

Research Projects

  • Effects of Serotonin on Behavioral Activation and Impulsivity