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Prof David Kennedy

Professor

Department: Psychology

Adss David Kennedy Staffprofile 255 (1)David is the Director of the Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre and is Professor of Biological Psychology. His own PhD examined the cognitive and mood effects of administration of a range of herbal products. Since that time he has published a wide range of journal articles and book chapters covering research into the cognitive effects of herbal and dietary supplements, glucose, caffeine, and recreational drugs.

Current teaching at Northumbria University includes Psychobiology at undergraduate level, and 'Diet, Brain and Behaviour' at MSc level (Nutrition and Psychological Sciences MSc).

Key Publications

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  • Acceptability and Feasibility of a 13-Week Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial Testing the Effects of Incremental Doses of Beetroot Juice in Overweight and Obese Older Adults, Babateen, A., Shannon, P., O’Brien, S., Okello, E., Khan, M., Rubele, S., Wightman, E., Smith, E., McMahon , N., Olgacer, D., Koehl, C., Fostier, W., Mendes , I., Kennedy, D., Mathers, J., Siervo, M. 26 Feb 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Acute cognitive performance and mood effects of coffee berry and apple extracts: A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study in healthy humans, Jackson, P., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Forster, J., Khan, J., Veasey, R., Kennedy, D., Wilson, A., Saunders, C., Wightman, E. 12 Aug 2021, In: Nutritional Neuroscience
  • Differential Effects of DHA- and EPA-Rich Oils on Sleep in Healthy Young Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Middleton, B., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 16 Jan 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Effects of Saffron Extract Supplementation on Mood, Well-Being, and Response to a Psychosocial Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Clinical Trial, Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Pouchieu, C., Dubreuil, S., Gaudout, D., Moras, B., Pourtau, L., Joffre, F., Vaysse, C., Bertrand, K., Abrous, H., Vauzour, D., Brossaud, J., Corcuff, J., Capuron, L., Kennedy, D. 1 Feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Nutrition
  • Reduced self-perception of fatigue after intake of panax ginseng root extract (G115®) formulated with vitamins and minerals—an open-label study, Tardy, A., De Fer, B., Cañigueral, S., Kennedy, D., Scholey, A., Hitier, S., Aran, A., Pouteau, E. 9 Jun 2021, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
  • Supplementation with oil rich in eicosapentaenoic acid, but not in docosahexaenoic acid, improves global cognitive function in healthy, young adults: results from randomized controlled trials, Patan, M., Kennedy, D., Husberg, C., Hustvedt, S., Calder, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Jackson, P. 1 Sep 2021, In: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • The Acute and Chronic Cognitive Effects of a Sage Extract: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Spittlehouse, B., Heffernan, T., Guillemet, D., Kennedy, D. 14 Jan 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Acute and Chronic Effects of Green Oat (Avena sativa) Extract on Cognitive Function and Mood during a Laboratory Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Bonnländer, B., Lang, S., Pischel, I., Forster, J., Khan, J., Jackson, P., Wightman, E. 29 May 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Acute and chronic effects of multivitamin/mineral supplementation on objective and subjective energy measures, Dodd, F., Kennedy, D., Stevenson, E., Veasey, R., Walker, K., Reed, S., Jackson, P., Haskell-Ramsay, C. Dec 2020, In: Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Acute Effects of a Polyphenol-Rich Leaf Extract of Mangifera indica L. (Zynamite) on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Wiebe, J., Gericke, N., Kennedy, D. 23 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

Emma Wightman The Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of the Polyphenol Resveratrol in Healthy, Young Humans Start Date: 01/09/2008 End Date: 01/05/2014

Qualifications

Psychology BSc (Hons) June 30 1998


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