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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).

Qualifications

Psychology BSc (Hons) June 30 1998

Key Publications

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  • Acute Resveratrol Administration Increases Neural Effort but Not Whole Body Metabolism or Cognitive Performance in Healthy, Young Participants, Eschle, T., Goodall, S., Kennedy, D., Wightman, E. 1 Aug 2019, In: Journal of Cognitive Enhancement
  • Phytochemicals for Improving Aspects of Cognitive Function and Psychological State Potentially Relevant to Sports Performance, Kennedy, D. 1 Feb 2019, In: Sports Medicine
  • The Cognitive Effects of the Polyphenol Resveratrol in Young, Healthy Humans, Wightman, E., Eschle, T., Kennedy, D. 19 Aug 2019, In: International Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Safety
  • The effects of polyphenols and other bioactives on human health, Fraga, C., Croft, K., Kennedy, D., Tomás-Barberán, F. Feb 2019, In: Food and Function
  • Acute Post-Prandial Cognitive Effects of Brown Seaweed Extract in Humans, Haskell, C., Jackson, P., Dodd, F., Forster, J., Bérubé, J., Levinton, C., Kennedy, D. 13 Jan 2018, In: Nutrients
  • The acute and chronic cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of a sideritis scardica (Greek mountain tea) extract, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Heiner, F., Feistel, B., Suarez, C., Pischel, I., Kennedy, D. 24 Jul 2018, In: Nutrients
  • The acute effects of caffeinated black coffee on cognition and mood in healthy young and older adults, Haskell, C., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Dodd, F., Bowerbank, S., Kennedy, D. 30 Sep 2018, In: Nutrients
  • The pharmacodynamic profile of “Blackadder” blackcurrant juice effects upon the monoamine axis in humans, Watson, A., Scheepens, A., Kennedy, D., Cooney, J., Trower, T., Haskell, C. 5 Oct 2018, In: Nutritional Neuroscience
  • Volatile Terpenes and Brain Function, Kennedy, D., Okello, E., Chazot, P., Howes, M., Ohiomokhare, S., Jackson, P., Haskell, C., Khan, J., Forster, J., Wightman, E. 7 Aug 2018, In: Nutrients
  • Acute effects of a wild green-oat (Avena sativa) extract on cognitive function in middle-aged adults: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, within-subjects trial, Kennedy, D., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Grothe, T., Perrinjaquet-Moccetti, T., Haskell, C. 7 Feb 2017, In: Nutritional Neuroscience


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